The Institute is committed to building the capacity of young people to work with communities through its robust internship programme that aims at ensuring a generation of trained and capable professionals in community health and development. Moreover, the AIHD has a group of Research Associates that it calls upon when specific skills are required including sampling and statistical expertise. Over the period 2004 – 2018, AIHD has trained a pool of over 40 research assistants and more than 15 data entry clerks whom it calls upon when there is need for more manpower.