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Who We Are

We are a local non-governmental organization registered in Kenya in January 2003, with headquarters in Kisumu county, Kenya and regional offices in 9 counties. Our mission is to improve public health and development by promoting research and programs that leverage community resources. We implement biomedical, behavioral and structural HIV prevention programs and research in 25 of the 47 counties of Kenya, with funding from PEPFAR (through CDC and USAID), Global Fund, UCSF, National Institutes of Health, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, among other donors.

OUR DIVISIONS


Program

This division implements intervention programs/projects targeting the prevention, care and treatment of three diseases: HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis. During the 2013-2022 period, IRDO implemented 16 programs targeting the three aforementioned diseases in 13 counties of Kenya


Research


Conducting research has been the core of IRDO, So far, it has undertaken numerous high-visibility research studies on HIV/AIDS. From 2013-Present date, The research division conducted over 30 studies of which  6 are currently ongoing. The division has  also participated in 11 conferences (national and internal) and published over 76 manuscripts

Business System


The BSD comprise of finance unit, administrative unit and
business development unit. Administrative Unit houses six departments: Human Resources, Information, Communication and Technology, Supply chain management (stores and procurement), Transport and Security

Business Development

 

This division is responsible for developing business and provides strategic direction on new investments and business opportunities. The division exist as an IRDO affiliate (IRTHS) since 2018 and provides support to research, training and healthcare delivery services.

Our Mandate

To harness local, national and international resources to conduct research and implement programs in public health and development that are geared towards improving the health and well-being of local communities.

Our Vision

Empowered and Healthy Individuals and Communities

Our Mission

To improve public health and development by promoting research and programs that leverage community resource

Rael Owira

Human Resource Manager

Our Values

Human Rights

We continue to respect and consider the rights of all research and program participants through voluntary decision-making and informed-consenting.

Participation

Community support and community participation

Transparency

Deliver all services with integrity and without any form of bias through individualized responsibility and accountability.

Partnership

Complement roles of other agencies/stakeholders, to continually foster and embrace collaboration and peer learning.​

Proffesionalism

Undertake activities through consistent devotion to excellence and best practices gained
from experience

Technology

Recognize and appreciates the key role technology plays in health, research and development and will continue to embrace latest technology to enhance efficiency in implementing its strategies

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