AIHD is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was established in June 2004 in Nairobi, Kenya. The AIHD was established in Nairobi, Kenya by a group of African researchers and academicians. The National NGO Coordination Bureau registered the Institute as a non-governmental organization in June of 2004. The Institute’s main focus is on implementing evidence-based programmes and conducting research, training and advocacy on health and development issues that are contextually relevant to Kenya and other African countries. The Institute is also involved in policy dialogue and formulation on key development issues.