Gold Star Kenya is a Non-Profit, local Non-Governmental Health Organization that focuses on empowering communities for better health and drawing its expertise from being involved in various projects in Kenya and collaborating with diverse public and private sector partners.
Gold Star Kenya aims at improving health outcomes of the communities as well as being positioned as an institution that stands for quality and results-driven interventions. It has achieved this primarily through its flagship social franchise health programs.
It was established and registered in Kenya in 2010 as a Non-Profit Health Organization and has its roots in the Gold Star Network (GSN), a social franchise initiative established in 2006 by Family Health International (FHI 360) to promote comprehensive HIV care and treatment through a Network of Private Healthcare Providers in Kenya. It leveraged on the capacities established through the implementation of the public sector HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support programs funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), GSN sought to expand access to quality services through innovative public-private partnerships.
Gold Star Kenya has continued to implement programs with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Safaricom Foundation, Triggerise, and in collaboration with the Government of Kenya and diverse partners that include Family Health International (FHI 360), PS Kenya, Toto Health and the various service providers that form the membership of the Gold Star Network.
GS Kenya’s current health programs target strengthening the healthcare systems, high quality integrated HIV/TB prevention, care, treatment, and management of priority health conditions that include Comprehensive Reproductive Health, for mothers, children, adolescents, and young women, economic empowerment activities, nutrition services as well as malaria management and addressing the growing burden of Diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
This is done through the delivery of comprehensive health service interventions to key populations, and strengthening public-private partnerships for improved community linkages to products and services.
Quality, accessible and sustainable health services for all.
The provision of quality, integrated and sustainable health services through strategic partnerships, innovation, research and systems strengthening.