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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Administrative Intern

Title: Administrative Intern Background The African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) is a non‐profit, non‐governmental organization (NGO) established in June 2004 in Nairobi, Kenya by a group of accomplished African researchers and academicians. The Institute’s main focus is on implementing evidence-based programming, conducting research,

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Training of Trainers(TOT) for NCDs

Training of Trainers(TOT) for NCDs

AIHD conducted a TOT training between 5th and 9th of March 2018 for subcounty representatives in Nairobi County. The occassion was attended by key stakeholders in the fight against diabeties in Kenya. This created an opportunity for stakeholders to interact and share both challenges and strengths they experience during the course of their work and the best way

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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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