KRCS has contributed to diabetes and other NCDs awareness creation through trained volunteers, Community Health Workers and partnerships with key actors. KRCS has also implemented Harm Reduction Projects in various parts of Kenya.
KRCS’ 2012 focus includes ACSM and increasing access to affordable health services including rehabilitation for drug users. public health concerns in Kenya causing over 50% of all hospital deaths and admissions and will contribute to over 60% of the total national mortality by 2030. The leading causes of deaths due to NCDs include cardiovascular diseases (13%), cancers (7%) and diabetes (4%) (Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, 2010).