Mama Miriam receives the Hideyo Noguchi Prize

Posted by on May 29, 2008 in Blog, Touching a life | 6 comments

Mama Miriam (Professor Miriam K. Were) was presented with the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize for Medical Services by the Prime Minister of Japan Mr, Yasuo Fukuda at a lavish ceremony at the Queen’s Grand Ballroom, Pan Pacific Yokohama Bay Hotel in Japan. Their Imperial Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan and 40 African Heads of State graced the historic occasion. Mr. Humphreys R. Were, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Co-founder,...

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UZIMA congratulates Mama Miriam

Posted by on Apr 25, 2008 in Blog, Touching a life | 1 comment

UZIMA Foundation thanks Japan for honouring the work of Mama Miriam and congratulates Mama Miriam on the award of the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize for Medical Services. This is our public statement to add to what we have already told you in word and dance that we truly rejoice with you. We at UZIMA Foundation thank God Almighty for what He has done for you. We know how hard you have worked to improve the health of the people Kenya and Africa and...

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UZIMA working in the Kenyan Crisis

Posted by on Mar 1, 2008 in Blog, Touching a life | 0 comments

Kenya has been shaken to its core by violence that rocked all corners of the country following the announcement of the 2007 presidential election results which were released after a flawed vote tallying processes. This violence is unprecedented in Kenya which has always been regarded, by the international community as well as by Kenyans, as an oasis of peace in a unstable region of the world. This violence has resulted in people being injured...

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UZIMA Kenya crisis report

Posted by on Mar 1, 2008 in Blog, Touching a life | 5 comments

UZIMA Foundation will soon release its first report on the Kenyan post election violence. The report highlights the work that the three UZIMA Foundation field offices in Nairobi, Nyanza and Western Provinces have been doing during. Some of the successes which are discussed in the report: The Nairobi UZIMA field officers assembled youth leaders from all UZIMA youth groups to a planning committee meeting. The UZIMA Nairobi field officers...

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