Health

Health

ADS–Nyanza is a church organization founded in 1995 and registered as a company in 1997, to enhance holistic human transformation and development of community, as envisaged in the scriptures(John 10:10). The organization operates under the guise of all ACK Dioceses in Nyanza region, namely Maseno south, Maseno West, Southern Nyanza, Bondo and Maseno East. Southern Nyanza today provides cover for a visionary Diocese that covers both Kisii and Nyamira Counties

 

Sector goals

  • Preventive interventions on common communicable diseases including malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea and skin disease among others
  • Promotion of utilization of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets
  • Empowering community members to take charge of their own promotive and preventive health.
  • Promotion of Maternal and child health; FP, immunization and Antenatal services, child growth monitoring and essential drug supplies through Community Health Volunteers (CHVs).
  • Training of CHVs on essential care package for health including community based information system.
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness creation, prevention testing and counseling as well as Home-based care training.
  • School health services programs (peer education / counseling) including guidance and counseling trainings in Secondary schools.
  • Training and sensitization on Health advocacy.