International Centre for Reproductive Health - Kenya
ICRHK was established as an
international research organization in 2000.
ICRHK recognizes and employs
a multidisciplinary approach in tackling problems related to sexual
and reproductive health, by integrating medical analysis with
legal, social, cultural, health policy and economic considerations.
ICRHK also aims to contribute to the improved accessibility of a
wide range of sexual and reproductive health services by
integrating family planning, safe motherhood, HIV/AIDS and sexually
transmitted infections (STI) prevention and treatment, and
discouragement of harmful practices such as female genital
mutilation and sexual and gender based violence in the general
ICRHK experiences cover all
areas of reproductive health with special emphasis on HIV/AIDS and
STI prevention and treatment, family planning (including long term
methods), safe motherhood, prevention and treatment of sexual and
gender based violence, adolescents reproductive health and rights
and prevention and treatment of cervical cancer. Activities are
characterized by gender equity and human rights
In addition to the general
population, ICRHK strives to include the most at risk populations
in all its reproductive health programmes.
ICRHK is a non-governmental
research organization that not only works at the community level,
but also feeds back information to the government and other
stakeholders to assure wide dissemination of data and outcomes.