Community Health Promotion Kenya (CHPK)
Country of Operation
- Community Health Promotion Kenya (CHPK)Not-for-profit
- North-Coast Medical Training, Coast Provincial Hospital, Ministry of HealthNot-for-profit
Target income level
- Bottom 20%
- Lower-middle income (20-40%)
- Middle-income (40-60%)
SummaryCHPK aims to improve community health through better quality health care training linked directly to service delivery.
The aim is to enable health workers to use the vast knowledge and experience they have gained in the course of their work as promoters of innovative learning in medical training to contribute towards the improvement of healthcare for Kenyans.
Key program components
In oder to achieve the program goal CHPK’s interventions include the following: * Expanding the opportunities for training mid-level healthcare workers; * Ensuring that trainings are attractive for potential students and potential employers; * Applying evidence based strategies in the training programs; * Collaboration with other national and international institutes of higher learning, in order to share experiences; * Social responsibility through integration of service delivery to the community; * Collaborating in public and private initiatives at various levels of operation The program also provides curative, preventive and rehabilitative health services at a subsidized rate to cater to the poor people living in Kikambala.CHPK's health center works with out-patients as well as in-patients. The program also has full training for staff and community health workers. In addition, the program offers in house consultations for medical education in Kenya, as well as across East Africa.
CHPK is a limited liability company aimed at fostering public-private partnerships in community health issues in Kenya. It was started in 2009 by a group of by a group of dedicated and experienced people in medical training and health care in Kenya. Their aim is to use the vast knowledge and experience they have gained in the course of their work as promoters of innovative learning in medical training to contribute towards the improvement of healthcare for Kenyans. The program aims to grow into a reputable organization as well as a recognized player in the field of community health promotion in Kenya and beyond. .