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AfricaHealth Development Organization

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Health & Medicine
  • Hunger
  • People with Disabilities
  • Women

Location

Avenue Milambo NO 1BISQ/Basuko, C/NgaliemaKinshasa, Kinshasa 0000Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of the DRC by promoting the nutritional well-being of the population

Description

African Health Development Organization (AHDO) aims to contribute to the sustainable development of the DRC by promoting the nutritional well-being of the population. AHDO works to ensure the prevention, surveillance and management of nutritional diseases; and to promote animal and plant production and good consumption.
Its areas of interventions include:
(a) Community food security in support of IGAs;
(b) Promotion of good food and nutritional practices for local foods;
(c) Health zones, health areas, health care providers, shelters, community leaders, nutritional monitoring of the population, growth monitoring and promotion; and
(d) Support for nutrition initiatives and activities in the community.
AHDO draws on primary health care strategies especially on:
(a) Improving household food security;
(b) Promotion of good food and nutritional practices; and (c) prevention of deficiency diseases whereby implementing the NAC approach.

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