The institute uses health promotion approaches to address factors that determine health with a focus on Non Communicable Diseases(NCDs), health systems strengthening, maternal and child health(MCH), reproductive health, nutrition, communicable diseases including HIV and AIDS, water and sanitation.


The institute endeavors to meet the health and social well being of communities and influence shareholder's input with a focus on community-based monitoring systems, crime and violence prevention, gender-based violence and social protection.


The institute ensures the improvement of human resource capacity by offering internship opportunities, conducting strategic trainings, seminars and workshops to staff, exchange programmes, team building exercise and retreats.

What We Stand For

    Empower communities for better lives through evidence-based programming.


    An Africa where people live in dignity.


    To enhance the health and development agenda in Africa for the benefit of its people.

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Accountant: African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) AIHD is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established in June 2004 in Nairobi, Kenya. The organization’s main focus is on implementing evidence-based programmes and conducting research, training and advocacy in health and development issues that are contextually relevant to Kenya and the A

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Pilot Project in Kisii County to Improve Management of Non-Communicable Diseases.

Pilot Project in Kisii County to Improve Management of Non-Communicable Diseases.

AIHD in partnership with CIGNA International and the County Government of Kisii have launched a pilot project in 2 sub-counties of Kisii County to help improve management of high blood pressure and diabetes. The objectives of this intervention study are: To establish a baseline on the burden of high blood pressure and diabetes in Kisii County. To increas

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Quality management System for NCDs in Nairobi County

Malteser International, Nairobi City County Health Services Department and the African Institute for Health and Development are implementing a project aimed at strengthening the health care system through improved capacity in management of selected NCDs within Nairobi’s informal settlements.  The project will use an innovative technology to build the capacity

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