Riders for Health

PMNCH constituency

Non-governmental organization

Focal point

Dr Lakshmi Karan

Position

Director, Global Strategy

Health focus

  • Health systems strengthening
  • Maternal/Reproductive Health
  • Newborn health
  • Child health

Strategic objective(s)

  • Broker knowledge and innovation for action
  • Advocate for mobilizing and aligning resources and for greater engagement
  • Promote accountability for resources and results

Mission statement

Riders for Health focus is on empowering and mobilizing health workers with reliable transportation so they can reach their target population, efficiently and cost-effectively. We support motorcycles, trucks and ambulances. Work in 8 African countries, nationally and regionally. Mobilize health workforce to have access to over 12 million people in remote areas. We provide technical assistance to governments, international NGOs and multilateral agencies. We hope to reach over 25 million people by 2015. Our partners work in the areas of malaria, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, TB and nutrition.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Website:

Organization e-mail:

rfh@riders.org

Full address:

The Drummonds, Spring Hill, Pitsford, Northampton

Country:

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Telephone:

+44 1604 889 570

Number of staff:

400

Scope of work:

International

Year established:

1996

WHO Region:

Europe