CHS is a local, not-for-profit organisation. We understand the local context, make use of local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure we implement evidence-informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.

Our Approach

CHS aligns its work to national and international public health priorities to support the achievement of local and international goals and objectives through innovative health solutions that address existing and emerging public health needs.

Guided by our second strategic plan (2016-2020) and with a commitment to improve health outcomes, CHS works in partnership with government, donors, other stakeholders and local communities to complement and synergise the delivery of sustainable health services.

CHS works closely with the Ministry of Health to support the implementation of better quality health services in Kenya through sustainable health solutions and the effective and efficient utilisation of limited resources


A world of healthy families through universal access to health interventions and services


To optimize delivery and use of health interventions to communities through evidence-informed solutions, innovations and research to address existing and emerging public health needs

Our Strategic Goals

Goal 1

Healthy Communities through Partnerships that Strengthen Health Systems

Goal 2

Increase Visibility and Strategic Partnerships

Goal 3

New Business Development

Goal 4

Growing People

Goal 5

From Research to Action

Goal 6

Resource Management and Operational Efficiency

The right to health is one of a set of internationally agreed human rights standards and is inseparable or ‘indivisible’ from all other rights.

~ World Health Organization

Our Decade Of Impact

2010 - 2015

July 2010

CHS legally registered

October 2010

CHS begins formal operations as a sub-partner for ICAP in Central Province (MCAP Project) with a budget of $470,000, supporting 27 facilities

July 2011

CHS awarded CDC-funded Tegemeza project as a prime partner

August 2011

CHS awarded a task order by University of Columbia – New York to execute external quality assurance assessment of male circumcision sites in Tanzania funded by PEPFAR

January 2012

Renovation of Nyahururu CCC completed (First project)

October 2012

CHS launches its pharmacovigilance efforts in Central Province

November 2012

MPESA implemented for making payments directly to participants/beneficiaries

June 2013

CHS receives USAID-funded TB award (TB ARC)

August 2013

CHS acquires first ERP system

Center For Collaboration in Health (CCS) Mozambique visits CHS to learn from CHS successful models

April 2014

GeneXpert networking meeting to ensure accessibility of machines by all facilities in Central Kenya

First class from University of Washington’s Leadership and Management in Health course – CHS supported students from supported facilities and MOH


CHS supports NTLD-P in the development and dissemination of Fourth National Anti-TB Drug Resistance Survey, 2014-2015

July 2015

1st post independence TB prevalence survey launched with support from USAID through TB ARC

CHS subawards KAPTLD and KANCO the Public Private Mix sub-award for TB Control

October 2015

CHS 5 Year anniversary

November 2015

Launch of 2nd Strategic Plan

2016 - 2020

August 2016

CHS received CDC award to support the implementation of HIV prevention, care and treatment services through its SHINDA and Naishi project

CHS received a grant from the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) to support communication and advocacy activities of the NTLD-Program in readiness for the national launch of child-friendly TB medicines.

September 2016

Launch of the child friendly TB medicines

March 2017

CHS awarded TB Reach grant for the implementation of the Fikia project
National dissemination of the prevalence survey findings

December, 2017

CHS, CEO named CEO of the Year in the Africa Healthcare Leadership Award category at the 2017 Africa Leadership Awards

CHS receives the NGO Leadership Award for its work in HIV/AIDS

February 2018

CHS signs Memorandum of Understanding with the County Government of Muranga

May 2018

CHS wins First-Ever Stop TB Partnership Photo Competition .
HTS Booths handover

CHS awarded CIFF funded ALHIV Adherence Initiative

June 2018

CHS participates in 12th INTEREST Conference in Kigali, Rwanda
Exploring High-Yield Approach to HIV Testing in Kenya: Contact Notification Services

CHS participated in international scientific conferences
- International AIDS Conference 2018 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
- Public Health Informatics Conference (Atlanta

May 2019

CHS launches an Adolescent Adherence Mobile Application “Heroes App”

July 2019

CHS receives KPIF funding for KP implementation in Lower Eastern

April 2020

CHS named leading NGO in Kenya in the fight against HIV and TB

Over 10 Million Kenyans reached with TB/HIV Prevention Treatment and Care Services