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

Latest News

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Depression
Over 350 million people around the world have depression, according to a report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) on World Mental Health Day (10 October)...
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post-traumatic stress disorder
Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are commonly associated with sexual assault, but a new study from The University of Texas at Austin shows that female victims suffer from a wide spectrum of debilitating effects that may often go unnoticed or undiagnosed...
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Limit your breast cancer risks
“Breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death among women after lung cancer. In 2011, it is estimated that more than 230,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 39,000 women ...

Members

MRS ELIZABETH MUKHISA


Is a Kenya registered nurse, a Kenya registered midwife and a Kenya registered community health nurse with a higher diploma in psychological counseling. She is the nurse in charge of Patient Support Center where she supervises counselor trainees. She has additional training and experience in stigma reduction, gender violence and recovery services, Paediatric HIV counseling and HIV management, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission, Voluntary Counseling and Testing services, family planning, and other related courses. She is a KNH trainer in HIV counseling, Gender violence and rape management, trauma counseling and adherence counseling for health care workers.

 

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COL(RTD) DR KEPHER MAK’ANYENGO


A consultant orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years of experience in the armed forces medical battalion where he has coordinated successful mobile theater services, HIV/AIDS prevention and disaster management programs for the armed forces. He was involved in the 1997 Nairobi bomb rescue operation. He has participate in HIV gender based training for Suba women groups in Nairobi.

 

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CHRISTINE AKOTH OTIENO


An enrolled community nurse/midwife with a degree in psychology from the University of Nairobi. She has extensive training and experience in VCT and couple counseling, Substance and drug abuse, Prevention to mother and child Transmission, HIV/AIDS awareness, crises mental health assistance, basic counseling, lactation management and HIV home based care. She has supervised VCT counselors and is a trainer in Home based care and HIV counseling.

 

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MRS RUTH KINORU


A Senior Enrolled Community Nurse with a higher diploma in psychological counseling from AMANI. She has had years of experience in HIV/AIDS counseling and training as a facilitator, in Amani Counseling center, AMREF, Kenyatta National Hospital and other organizations. She has supervised and coordinated counseling services in Patient Support Center, KNH. She has had additional training and experience in rape management, child abuse, domestic violence, drug addiction, running of post test clubs and stigma reduction. She has been involved in disaster management and basic life support. She is a trainer in stress management, supervision of counselors, HIV counseling and home based care.

 

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AGNES SITATI

A nutritionist working in Kenyatta National Hospital. Has a diploma in food science and technology. She has actively participated in community nutritional programs for the National health and Development Organization, Community Health Foundation and other organizations. She is also an experienced KNH trainer and researcher in nutrition and HIV. She has had extensive experience in nutritional assessments, diagnosis and management of patient’s in all clinical departments within the hospital

 

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ELIUD WALUTSACHI

 

An Occupational Therapist with a diploma from Medical Training Center, Nairobi. A Trainer Of trainers in palliative care and rehabilitation, Home Based care from TASO, Kampala, and VCT services. He is a facilitator in post test clubs for PLWHA’s and is a trainer in stigma reduction and mental health care. He has participated in training for community based organizations and NAHEDO networking partners.