“A healthy Kenyan Society”
“To stimulate linkages and strategic partnerships among health NGOs, government and private sector in order to enhance their responses towards health needs of Kenyans”
The HENNET Knowledge gateway provides a platform for Knowledge networking, sharing and exchange to inform and transform the provision of health care in Kenya and beyond
Benefits of the gateway to members
Health NGOs Network (HENNET) was founded in early 2005 as a result of a felt need to set up a forum for NGOs dealing with health issues for purposes of collaboration, sharing of experiences and advocacy. HENNET brings together different health oriented CSOs, with diverse interests, but all having a common vision of a ‘Healthy Kenyan Society’.
A functional and effective HENNET secretariat is hosted at AMREF Kenya Country Office.
HENNET is governed by a board of 11 member organizations elected by HENNET members. These members are I Choose Life (Chair),Association for the Physically Disabled – Kenya (APDK) (Vice chair) amref Health africa in Kenya (Secretary),Kenya NGO Alliance Against Malaria (KeNAAM)(Treasurer),Safe Water and AIDS project- SWAP, National Organization of peer Educators – NOPE, Jhpiego, Family Health Options (FHOK),Aga Khan Foundation,The Kenya Red Cross, and Hope Worldwide Kenya.The board oversees the operations of the HENNET Secretariat which is run by a Director, a Program Officer, an Advocacy and Communication Officer, a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, a Finance Officer and a Programs Assistant.