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.

Latest News

AIHD fights against Neglected Tropical Diseases through research

African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) has been championing the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Africa and Globally.  AIHD in partnership with a group of experienced researchers from Ghana (Dodowa Health Research Center), Uganda (Ministry of Health) and Cote d’Ivoire (Ministry of Health) and financed by the Bill and Melind

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Kenya's social protection plan praised as AIHD's new strategic plan is launched officially Jun. 07, 2017 By JOHN MUCHANGI Outgoing AIHD executive director Dr Mary Amuyunzu-Nyamongo receives a certificate of appreciation from Miriam Owino, the director of administration at the State Depart

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New AIHD Executive Director

New AIHD Executive Director

After 13 years of service as the Executive Director of African Institute for Health and Development, Dr. Mary Amuyunzu-Nyamongo has relinquished her duties to pursue other interests pertaining to health and development leadership in Africa and in the global arena. AIHD as an NGO was founded by a group of accomplished researchers, academicians and programmers

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