Travel Info

Gender Data Analysis Workshop
Travel Information

The Data for Health Gender Data Analysis workshop will be held at the new Hyatt Regency Westlands in Nairobi, Kenya. Nestled in the heart of Nairobi’s bustling city center, at the Hyatt Regency Westlands, you can enjoy sophisticated lodgings, diverse dining options, and a contemporary array of amenities and services. The hotel is just a 15-minute drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Hyatt Regency Westlands
Address: 38 Muthithi Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 20 3631234
Room rate: $215 per night (includes breakfast)

Kindly reserve your room at the Hyatt Regency by July 30 to ensure these rates by sending an email to Go Places Africa with JOHNS HOPKINS BLOOMBERG SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH in the Subj line to: travel1@goplacesonline.com and mansoor@goplacesonline.com.

Once your email is received, instructions will be provided on how to make payments by a Swift transfer or via a credit card link (recommended payment method) upon receiving your email . Credit card payments will have a 5% surcharge added.

Transportation will be provided to and from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Meals

Lunch, snacks and water will be provided all three days of the workshop.
A welcome dinner (set menu) will be held at the Cultiva/Botanica restaurant on Tuesday, September 26th.

Located in: One Africa Place
Address: 7th floor One Africa Place, Waiyaki Wy, Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya Travel Requirements

Please reach out to Rachael Durisin at rdurisi1@jhmi.edu should you need a letter of invitation to visit Kenya for this workshop.

A) Kenya has replaced its eVisa system with an Electronic Travel Authorization system (eTA), which is now operational. Apart from holders of valid Kenya Passports, holders of Kenya Permanent Residence, valid Work Permits and Passes and Citizens of the East African Partner States, all visitors including infants and children who intend to travel to the Republic of Kenya, must apply and pay for the eTA at least 3 days prior to travel to ensure adequate time for authorization. eTA applications can be done via www.etakenya.go.ke and pay a processing fee of USD $34.

B) Traveler passport copy must be valid for 6 Months prior to the date of arrival Kenya and with at least two blank pages.

C) Dollar bills issued before the year 2000 are not accepted.

D) All travelers arriving into the country through any point of entry shall no longer be required to show proof of either COVID-19 vaccination or a pre-departure COVID-19 test.

E) Depending on the Country that you are travelling from a Yellow Fever Vaccination is required for entering Kenya and should be dated at least 10 Days before the Date of Arrival.

F) For clients coming from the US, Europe or UK they don’t need the Yellow Fever Vaccination However, they may require this on departure from Kenya depending on the transit country / country they are returning to hence we highly recommend all clients to get this vaccination as Immigration and health officials usually ask for this on departure.

G) If you are connecting through other East African countries the Yellow Fever Vaccination is Mandatory.