The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government. NACADA was established by the NACADA Act of 2012 (CAP 121B) of the Laws of Kenya. Broadly, NACADA was established to coordinate a multi-sectoral effort aimed at preventing, controlling and mitigating alcohol and drug abuse in Kenya.
NACADA’s main focus is on demand reduction. The aim of demand reduction is to empower the general public with sufficient information to facilitate informed decisions against the debut and/or continuation of consumption of intoxicating substances. It involves providing preventive education, public awareness and advocacy, life skills, treatment and rehabilitation, and psycho-social support to the target populations.
The Ministry of Health has 6 departments within the organization which focuses on their respective sector who are under the supervision of the Director of Medical Services, Principal secretary and Cabinet secretary.
- Department of Preventive and Promotive Health
- Department of Curative and Rehabilitation Health Services
- Department of Standards and Quality Assurance and Regulations
- Department of Planning and Health Financing
- Department of Health Sector Coordination and Inter Government
- Department of Administrative Services
Vision:A Healthy, productive and globally competitive nation
Mission:To build a progressive, responsive and sustainable health care system for accelerated attainment of the highest standard of health to all Kenyans
Goal:Attaining equitable, affordable, accessible and quality health care for all
- Health policy
- Health regulation
- National referral Health facilities
- Capacity building and
- Technical assistance to Counties
- Partnership and collaboration
Sapta for Kibra was founded in 2016 and is a nonprofit community Based Organization. A group of youths met Dr. Bill William Sinkele to discuss about Drugs abuse in kibera. They were concerned about the use of alcohol and drugs abuse in kibra among the youths and school going childrens.. The youths received training from SAPTA and they were deployed to educate the youths and adult in community about the effects of alcohol and drugs abuse. The group boast to have trainers and educators to provide prevention training for adults from all faces of the community.
Sapta for Kibra is now one of unique Community Based Organisation based in slum to offer counselling free of charge to adults and youths from the slums. Sapta for Kibra continues to offer, develop, implement, facilitates and coordinate violence, tobacco, alcohol and drug prevention, and education activities.
Sapta for Kibra programs help to develop healthy, capable, caring young people who value themselves, others and their community and who make positive, healthy lifestyle choices.
Sapta for Kibrais committed to providing education,resources, and prevention tools to youths and students in order to promote healthy lifestyles and responsible alcohol use.. SAPTA FOR KIBRA welcomes youths and students in recovery, or those looking to explore their alcohol and other drug use, to utilize the programs and services offered such as attending individual or group counseling. Programs and services provided by Sapta for Kibra incorporate current, empirically supported approaches in order to effectively promote student health and wellness.