APHIAplus IMARISHA

APHIAPlus IMARISHA is a project working to increase the availability & uptake of quality health information, products & services, and to address the social determinants of health in the Northern Arid Lands of Kenya, through a country-led, country-owned & country-managed approach. The project works to strengthen Government of Kenya systems and engage local communities through local implementing partners (LIPs) and cultural leaders to spearhead the adoption of healthy behaviors and the dismantling of retrogressive cultural practices.

Donor

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

Geographical Area of Implementation

The Northern Arid Lands of Kenya which are the following 8 counties: Garissa, Isiolo, Mandera, Marsabit, Samburu, Tana River, Turkana, and Wajir.

Project Duration

March 2012- March 2017

Project Goal

Sustained improvement of the health and well-being for all Kenyans

Consortium Partners:

  • Amref Health Africa in Kenya- lead partner
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • Land O’Lakes and
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore

Key Partner:

  • Government of Kenya

 

Downloads

APHIAPlus IMARISHA Fact Sheet
APHIAPlus IMARISHA Newsletter Vol.1 November 2014
APHIAPlus IMARISHA Newsletter May 2015