NATIONAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION

NAHEDO is an NGO formed by a multidisciplinary team of professionals comprising medical specialists in psychiatry, medicine, gynecology, pediatrics, dermatology, pharmacy, nutrition, nursing, psychology, social work, VCT counselors, environmental scientist and other experts who have years of experience in prevention and care for HIV infected and affected. NAHEDO is registered by the NGO Co-ordination Board, to operate in Nyanza, Eastern, Western and Nairobi Provinces

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About Nahedo

NAHEDO is registered by the NGO Coordination Board of Kenya, to operate in Nyanza, Eastern, Western and Nairobi Provinces. It is formed by a multidisciplinary team of medical specialists who have years of experience in training and research in health care especially HIV/AIDS related illnesses, Reproductive Health, Mental Health care and gender based violence.

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Vision

To become a leading organization in responding to health, research and development needs aimed at improving the quality of life of individuals.

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Mission

To provide quality training and research in health care that will positively impact on quality health care ,development, national .health policy and planning

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Objectives

 

  • To provide knowledge and skills to health care providers and families in provision of care and treatment for HIV/AIDS patients, Gender Based Violence and post rape care survivors, disaster management and other related conditions.
  • To build capacity to health care providers in order to mitigate HIV impacts and spread among orphans and vulnerable children
  • To promote the establishment of income generating activities for vulnerable members of society.
  • To promote environmental conservation and water catchment preservation practices.
  • To promote establishment of child and youth friendly services.
  • To participate in research in health and development
  • To conduct surveys and research on health related matters
  • To participate in monitoring and evaluation for health and related programs
  • To build capacity to health care providers in order to mitigate HIV impacts and spread among orphans and vulnerable children
  • To promote the establishment of income generating activities for vulnerable members of society.
  • To promote environmental conservation and water catchment preservation practices.
  • To promote establishment of child and youth friendly services.
  • To participate in research in health and development
  • To participate in monitoring and evaluation for health and related programs