Organisations

Family Health International (FHI)

Kenya

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PO Box 38835
Nairobi

Works to improve reproductive and family health around the world through bio-meical and social science research, innovative health service delivery interventions, and training and information programmes. It works in partnership with universities, ministries of health and NGOs, conducting on-going projects in the USA and more than 40 developing countries. The resource centre is open to the public

ActionAid Kenya

Kenya

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PO Box 42814
Nairobi

ActionAid Kenya exists to facilitate processes that eradicate poverty and ensure social justice and equality. Their vision in the AIDS department is to see that the poor and marginalised communities are empowered to gain control over the causes of their vulnerability to HIV, secure basic rights and needs, live with dignity and achieve sustainable development in the face of AIDS

Kenya Red Cross Society

Kenya

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PO Box 40712
Nairobi

Aim: to bring assistance without discrimination to the wounded on the battlefield and to endevour to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found. Objective: to protect life and health and to ensure respect for the human being by promoting mutual understanding, friendship & cooperation & lasting peace amongst all peoples and to work as an auxiliary to the government

Community Based Rehabilitation Programme-Kisumu (CBR-K)

Kenya

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PO Box 486
Kisumu

Aims to address the plight of people witrh disabilities in the community by helping them to maximise their abilities; remove/minimise the stigma associated with disability through education/knowledge about disability and training; and train the disabled for self-help projects and income generation, therefore helping them to decrease the effects of their disability and enhance their integration into mainstream society

Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya Rehabilitation Clinic

Kenya

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PO Box 93959
Mombasa

Aims to rehabilitate children with physical disabilities up to the point where they can walk on their own or with the support of walking appliances; to improve their health by providing necessary medication; and to assess their needs for a school placement. It is hoped that these children will then be able to lead a near normal life with the same opportunities as their able-bodied counterparts

AIDS Community Based Outreach Services (ACOBOS)

Kenya

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P O Box 6316
Kiumu

Aims to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and communities. Its objectives are to reduce discriminationagainst PLWHAs and their families; to provide relevant and first hand information on HIV/AIDS to Kenyans involving PLAs; to provide comprehensive health to PLWAs their families; and teach skills to PLWHAs for income generation

The Association of People with AIDS in Kenya (TAPWAK)

Kenya

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P O Box 30583
Nairobi

Aims to offer physicla, psychological and spiritual support to members of the organisation; create awareness of HIV issues in the general public; and advocate for the rights of people infected with HIV/AIDS as well as educating them on their rights. It has aresource centre that is open to the public

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