NAIROBI, August 16, 2019: Amref Health Africa, the largest Africa-based international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has emerged position 9 in the annual Employer of Choice Survey 2019, the largest of its kind in Africa.
The survey, conducted by ‘The Global Career Company’ based in the United Kingdom gave Africans an opportunity to vote – for the first time – for their favourite international brands, and their favourite African brands.
Those surveyed expressed their interest in working at Amref Health Africa on the basis that the employees are able to make a real difference in the society through the organisation.
‘‘We are excited about this selection and recognition. As Amref, we are dedicated to bringing lasting health change in African communities, and to achieve this goal, our employees are integral to us achieving and executing our mandate. We therefore provide a good working environment that motivates them to grow and contribute to our vision,’’ said Dr. Githinji Gitahi, Group Chief Executive Officer, Amref Health Africa.
In this year’s Survey which sought to shed light on which employers are attracting talent across Africa and why, a total of 29,216 African Professionals chose the brand they most want to work for in Africa, with all 54 countries represented, and over 1,100 brands reviewed.
With presence in over 35 African countries, Amref Health Africa’s vision is to create lasting health change in African Communities by increasing sustainable health access to communities in Africa through solutions in human resources for health, health services delivery and investments in health.
Through its projects, Amref is committed to improve the lives of disadvantaged people in Africa through better health, bridge gaps between communities, health systems and governments, be a leading force for advocacy for health system reforms in Africa and be a leader in the NGO community, developing and documenting best practices and training programmes.
For full rankings: https://www.globalcareercompany.com/employer-of-choice
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About Amref Health Africa
Amref Health Africa, headquartered in Kenya, is the largest Africa based international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) currently running programs in over 35 countries in Africa with lessons learnt over 60 years of engagement with governments, communities and partners to increase sustainable health access in Africa. Amref Health Africa also incorporates programme development, fundraising, partnership, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation, and has offices in Europe and North America as well as subsidiaries; Amref Flying Doctors, Amref Enterprises and the Amref International University.
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