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’s Senior Technical Advisor Policy and Partnerships and MOSAIC (Maximizing Options to Advance Informed Choice for HIV Prevention) Project Manager, Patriciah Jeckonia is the winner of this year’s Dr Joep Lange Award. She was recognized for the best oral scientific presentation at the International Conference on HIV Treatment, Pathogenesis, and Prevention Research (INTEREST 2022), […]Read More
The concept of support groups in improving health outcomes has been widely used in the health sector, especially within the HIV prevention and care & treatment programs. USAID Stawisha Pwani has adopted the concept in reaching out to mothers with maternal infant and young children nutrition services through implementation of baby friendly community initiatives(BFCI), which […]Read More
In Kenya, Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) face increased HIV incidence and a high risk of unintended pregnancy. Statistics show that AGYW in Kenya (aged between 15–24 years) account for 30% of all new HIV infections, and 54% of sexually active AGYW (aged between 15–and 19 years) have an unmet need for contraception. (Adding […]Read More
An investigation conducted by Open Democracy and published on 30th June 2021, revealed multiple aid-funded health facilities were administering conversion therapy to clients seeking services. The article titled “Aid donors to investigate anti-gay ‘therapy’ cites an interview with one of our staff who allegedly said they could offer “treatment” to change same-sex attraction. The purported […]Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Kenya and Homa Bay County government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) as part of the government-to-government funding mechanism to ensure continuity of support in the management of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) in the County. The MOU seeks to contribute to the County’s Health and HIV […]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