For over 2 years, the Live Healthy Initiative (LHI) has been supporting healthy lifestyles by implementing policies and programs to create sustainable changes in Kenya’s communities, schools and workplaces. Launched in 2014, LHI is a statewide effort focused on reducing incidences of lifestyle diseases : Cancer, Diabetes, Heart diseases and hypertension. LHI has made significant strides in helping community lead healthy lives and has been recognized for its success as a comprehensive public sector prevention program.
YEARS OF IMPACT
CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE EDUCATED
SANITARY PADS DONATED
The Choose Healthy Now! Healthy Vending Project increases consumer choice by expanding access to healthy snack and drink options.
Inspires adolescents and youths to choose water and other healthier beverages instead of sugary drinks.
Encourages adults to eat one more serving of fruit and one more serving of vegetables every day.
Encourages adults to walk at least 30 minutes on five days a week.
Focused on taking small, achievable steps towards healthier lifestyles.
Encouraged communities to reduce their fat intake by switching from drinking whole and 2% milk to 1% and skim milk.