Related Links

Coat_of_arms_of_Kenya.svgThe mandate of MOPHS is to support the attainment of the health goals of the people of Kenya by implementing priority interventions in public health, guided by the strategic framework provided from the Medium-Term Plan 2008–2012 and the wider health sector. The vision of the Ministry is to make Kenya “A nation free from preventable diseases and ill health”, through primary health care interventions at individual, household, community and primary health facility levels. The Mission of the Ministry is to”To provide effective leadership and participate in provision of quality Public Health and Sanitation services that are: equitable, responsive, accessible and accountable to Kenyans.” Priority will be given to scaling up the implementation of Read More


cdcCDC-Kenya’s mission is to promote measurable, substantive public health advances in Kenya and throughout the region. In Kenya, achieving this mission in the context of a population with over 45% of the population living in poverty is a challenge. In addition, key health indicators including maternal and child mortality indicate stagnating health status in Kenya. It is in this context that CDC-Kenya works in strong partnership with local, national and regional partners to help address the burden of disease in Kenya. It is these toughest health problems that CDC-Kenya is helping address, working directly with vulnerable families and communities Read More


eaphlnThe proposed regional laboratory network aims to:(a) enhance access to diagnostic services for vulnerable groups to contain the spread of diseases in cross border areas; (b) improve capacity to provide specialized diagnostic services and conduct drug resistance monitoring at regional level. The project aims to provide an interactive Geomap of the World Bank – supported East Africa Public Health Laboratories Networking Project (EAPHLNP) sites in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya & Rwanda. Our next task is to develop an interactive ArcGIS and Health Mapper enabled Geomap and Software Solution showing disease surveillance data profiles and comparative analysis for each of the 28 public health laboratory sites and their control districts covered under the World Bank Supported East Africa Public Health Read More


USAID_smallUSAID is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. Our work supports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting: (a) Economic growth; agriculture and trade (b) Global health; (c) Democracy, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance. USAID’s history goes back to the Marshall Plan reconstruction of Europe after World War Two and the Truman Administration’s Point Four Program. In 1961, the Foreign Assistance Act was signed into law and USAID was created by executive order.Since that time, USAID has been the principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, Read More


Coat_of_arms_of_Kenya.svgThe National AIDS and STIs Control Programme (NASCOP) was established in 1987 to spearhead the Ministry of Health’s interventions on the fight against HIV/AIDS. NASCOP therefore operates as a division within the Ministries of Health and is mainly involved with technical co-ordination of HIV and AIDS programmes in Kenya. NASCOP contributes to the bulk of the implementation of the Kenya National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan III (KNASP III). Since the first case was detected in the country in 1984, HIV and AIDS have had a devastating impact on all sectors of the Kenyan society. At the height of the HIV epidemic, HIV prevalence was at 30% among some populations in this country. The Kenyan government declared HIV/AIDS a national disaster in Read More


dltld_logoUntil the Second World War services for leprosy patients mainly consisted of small “leper settlements”, in Malindi, Lamu, Kakamega and Tumbe. Systematic control work started in 1948 with the introduction of dapsone monotherapy.Between 1951 and 1957 a large leprosarium for 300 patients was built at Alupe in Busia district,Western Province. In the early seventies a number of leprosy control projects were initiated by the GoK with the assistance of the Netherlands Leprosy Relief Association (NSL/NLRA), i.e. the West Kenya Leprosy Control scheme, the Meru and Kitui Leprosy projects and the Coast Leprosy Control scheme. These projects were brought together in the National Leprosy Programme (NLP) in 1976 and subsequently absorbed by the Read More


aphlThe Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is the national nonprofit representing governmental laboratories that monitor and detect public health threats, ranging from lead contamination in drinking water to metabolic and genetic conditions in newborns. As the primary advocate for public health laboratories, APHL is active on many fronts: EMERgENcy RESPoNSE During the outbreak of novel influenza A (H1N1) in 2009, APHL was at the hub of national response efforts, working around the clock with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to coordinate the nation’s laboratory response to the crisis. Laboratorry Science APHL is coordinating with member laboratories to adapt a powerful molecular technique—multilocus Read More


msh-logoManagement Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization composed of more than 2,000 people from 73 nations.

Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact. Read More

Comments are closed.