FOSTERING

THE NEEDY

P.O. BOX 432 GARISSA

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Project Aims
Health Project
Education Project
Enviromental Project
Water & Sanitation Project
Agriculture project
Art and Media Project
Sports and Recreation Project
Other Social Issues Project

 
 
 
HEALTH PROJECT

NEDA’s health project is critical, declaring that poverty itself is the principle cause of illness in poor countries and that disease in some low-income region especially Africa stand as a stark barrier to economic growth “an international panel of economics and health experts has called for a massive increase in global spending on health care in developing countries. Also research carried by WHO found that the economic impact of ill health on individuals and societies is far greater than previous estimate.

NEDA’s healthy project is to work and improve the well-being of the elderly, mothers and children who are often the most venerable to diseases and malnutrition. NEDA’s goal is to tackle arrays of preventable or curable diseases i.e. diarrhoea, malaria, polio, measles, TB, meningitis, typhoid, dengue fever and transmitting diseases like HIV/AIDS etc. NEDA is particularly interested to deliver quality health services, by reaching out to the deprived rural villages, addressing those who are striving hard to cater their day-to-day life to stay healthy and fit by setting up or improving health centre.

NEDA will improve the functioning of health centres, finding new financing mechanisms through the Ministry of Health and International donors to deliver quality health services for the community.
With support of our partners NEDA’s role may influence gradually from one of providing direct service delivery to assessing health needs, developing policy, setting provincial public health goals, establishing norms or standards for quality, ensuring access by all clients to health services, and providing general oversight of the sector.

The goals of NEDA is to Improve Primary Health care to increase the number of people receiving health services; Conserve scarce public resources and maintained public-sector health facilities in certain locations; Extend basic health service to every village in the province, Provide new sources of revenue, new equipment, and refurbished facilities for public hospitals with the outside help, Ensuring the regular supply and delivery of contraceptives, medicines, or equipment.

Programs include:
  • HIV/AIDS prevention awarenes
  • Address Mental Health Issues
  • Woman Health
  • Children Health
  • Family nutrition
  • Immunizations /Preventative measure
  • Building latrines
  • Sexual abstinence training for family planning
  • Distributing mosquito nets
  • Training Health care workers
  • provide counselling services

 

 

DISEASE

IN THE

DEVELOPING

COUNTRIES

STAND AS A

STARK

BARRIER TO

ECONOMIC

GROWTH