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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…

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…

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 of healthcare workers to adhere…

The Stanford University in collaboration with the African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) and UJAMAA Africa, is conducting ‘A Cluster-Randomized Trial to Assess a Sexual Assault Prevention Intervention in Upper Primary School Adolescents in Nairobi, Kenya’. The main objective of the randomized control trial is to determine the effects of a classroom based behavioral…

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 Melinda Gates Foundation…

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 Department of Social Protection. Mary has served the institute for 13 years as the…

After 13 years of service as the Executive Director of…

Ndura Kinyanjui isn’t sure about his age. But if you insist on knowing when and where he was born, he produces his original identity card. It shows he was born in 1931 in Murang’a. But for the last three decades, Kiang’ombe slum in Thika has been his home. “Things were very different back then,” he…

I once asked the question, “So there’s a welfare programme in Kenya where people receive cash every so often for their sustenance?” That my friends, is what I’ve come to learn is called social protection. Not many Kenyans know about social protection but it is such a key part of our system that it functions…