LVCT Health is a Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization registered in 2001 after a research project that pioneered the first three HIV voluntary counselling and testing centres in Kenya.
LVCT Health was last week named as co-recipient, alongside Dr. Mike Ryan of WHO, of Trócaire’s Romero Award. Here, LVCT Health Executive Director, Dr. Lilian Otiso, explains how the organisation responded to Covid-19 by protecting vulnerable young women. LVCT Health has been around for over 20 years, focussing on those that are vulnerable and marginalised. […]Read More
We are proud to have been nominated for the global Oscar Romero Award by Trocaire’s global office in recognition of innovations in reaching vulnerable girls during the COVID 19 pandemic. The Trócaire Romero Award is awarded each year to a person or organisation who has made an outstanding contribution to global justice. The way that LVCT responded to the restrictions […]Read More
Twelve girls sit under a tree at the Glory missionary in Wiga, Migori county, something they do more often after their tough decision of escaping from home to avoid forced female genital cutting, commonly known as FGM, from their community. After working in the garden, they gather to encourage each other on the action they […]Read More
23-year-old Beatrice Achieng is the fourth born in a family of five from Ragana Ward in Migori County. Three years ago she joined DREAMS after her parents were unable to pay her school fees in secondary school. Through the education subsidy, DREAMS was able to pay her school fees and help her complete her education. Unfortunately, […]Read More
Outbreaks differentially affect men, women and non-binary genders. These appear between contexts and over time. However, public health efforts to contain an outbreak, and mitigate its secondary health and socio-economic impacts, remain hindered by a lack of real-time gender analysis. Gender analysis considers how women and men experience crises and respond differently based on biological […]Read More
We seek to contribute to global and national goals of reducing new HIV infections, HIV related mortality and morbidity by focusing on the following priority areas articulated in our strategic plan.
We work in 27 counties out of 47 in Kenya
LVCT Health won the 1st runners up position in the National Diversity & Inclusion Awards and Recognition (DIAR) 2019, in... Read More
Between June 2014 and December 2017, LVCT Health implemented a demonstration project on how daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis... Read More
In 2018, LVCT Health was honoured at the annual Employer of the Year Awards (EYA) in Nairobi,... Read More
LVCT Health was the first organisation in Kenya to develop and implement HIV Testing and counselling services through... Read More
HIV partner notification is a voluntary process where trained health workers, including lay providers, ask people diagnosed with... Read More
Established in 2006, LVCT Health’s award winning one2oneTM Integrated Digital Platform (OIDP) is a peer-led, multi-platform safe space... Read More