Beyond Zero initiative receives award

Beyond Zero has won the Kifaru Award from the Council of Governors for its impact on service delivery.

The initiative, whose patron is the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, emerged the winner among 15 nominees in the service delivery category presented to the governors during the recent Devolution Conference on March 7.

The award was presented to the Office of the First Lady on Friday during the Beyond Zero National Steering Committee meeting at a Nairobi Hotel.

Chief of Staff Constance Gakonyo received the award after the nomination and vetting was done by the public.

The meeting brought together various stakeholders from the Office of the First Lady, Health ministry, National Aids Control Council, the governors’ council among others.

The objective of the meeting was to review the success and challenges of Beyond Zero by taking stock and mapping out strategies on how to stop maternal and child deaths and curb new HIV transmissions.

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