WHO WE ARE
International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH)-Kenya (ICRHK) is an independent, local nongovernmental organization (NGO) established in the year 2000. ICRHK is affiliated to the ICRH global group, with independent country offices in Belgium and Mozambique.
ICRHK currently has staff engaged in 13 different research and intervention projects. The staff are experienced in program design and implementation, and carry out field large-scale community interventions for behavior change in high-risk groups. The teams are multidisciplinary composed of researchers, clinical teams and the social scientists. Our interventions are based on the best available scientific evidence which are critically monitored by scientists. Both the research and the interventions undertaken are shared and embedded in continuous dialogues and feedback with the communities concerned.
To be a Centre of Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research and Interventions.
To contribute to improve health status of Kenyans by designing and implementing innovative, evidence-based and cost-effective interventions and conduct research capable of influencing public policy and practice in the field of sexual and reproductive health in Kenya.
We design and implement innovative evidence-based and cost effective interventions and undertake research in the field of sexual and reproductive health while; engaging with stakeholders throughout our work, delivering on promises, engaging in policy dialogues rooted strictly in scientific evidence and promoting positive change by ensuring that our outputs are locally and globally relevant.
Our Core Values
In all efforts to fulfil our mission, we are guided by the following core values;
- Respect for human life
- Innovation and creativity
- Integrated approach
- Commitment to continuous learning
- Integrity, fairness, Transparency and Accountability
To translate these values into our day-to-day work, ICRH strives to be a center that engages with stakeholders throughout its work and deliver on its promises, non-partisan, non-political, engaging in policy dialogue rooted strictly in scientific evidence and promote positive change through ensuring that our outputs have both local and global relevance, are accessible and can be applied in the same geographical area where the research is performed.