AIHD is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was established in June 2004 in Nairobi, Kenya. The AIHD was established in Nairobi, Kenya by a group of African researchers and academicians. The National NGO Coordination Bureau registered the Institute as a non-governmental organization in June of 2004. The Institute’s main focus is on implementing evidence-based programmes and conducting research, training and advocacy on health and development issues that are contextually relevant to Kenya and other African countries. The Institute is also involved in policy dialogue and formulation on key development issues. AIHD envisions a world in which the individuals, families and communities have capacities to improve their health conditions and thus the commitment.

Our Vision

“Working with communities for better lives through evidence-based programming”

Our Mission

“To become the lead agency dedicated to the improvement of people’s health and social well-being”

Our Specific Objectives

AIHD has four main objectives:

  1. To empower communities to develop sustainable home grown solutions to their problems;
  2. Bridge the gap between research and programming;
  3. To build the capacity of young people to engage in community development; and
  4. To engage in the formulation and implementation of health and development policies.

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