A coalition of Parkinson's Disease
organization worldwide

Together We Can Fight Parkinson's in Kenya

We are the first organization in Kenya working exclusively to support people living with Parkinson’s disease, their families and caregivers

What is Parkinson's Disease?

Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition caused by low levels of dopamine hormone.

Did You Know?

4% of people suffering from Parkinson's Disease are below the age of 50.

Africa Parkinsons Disease Foundation is at the forefront advocating for better healthcare and access to Parkinson’s disease drugs and other neurological-related ailments, here in Kenya.

Our Core Mandate

Africa Parkinsons Disease Foundation is at the forefront advocating for better healthcare and access to Parkinson’s disease drugs and other neurological-related ailments, here in Kenya.

Promote Awareness

Information dissemination to the public about Parkinson's Disease.

Offer Support Groups

Bringing together PD patients and their carers through our network of support groups.

Advocacy Outreach

Pushing for laws, regulations, and measures favouring PD patients.

Resource Platform

Linking PD patients and their caregivers to credible neurologists in Kenya.

We Are On a Mission

To lobby for continuous sensitization & advocacy
on Parkinson's Disease
in Kenya and Africa.

What You Need To Know About Parkinson's Disease

Early Onset Parkinson's Disease

It's when Parkinson's disease affects people between the age of 21 and 50.

Myths Surrounding Parkinson's Disease in Kenya

In Kenya and the larger African continent, Parkinson's disease if often mistaken as epilepsy or worse, a curse. More sensitization is needed to undo these myths.

Access To Parkinson's Disease Drugs

The cost of medicine used to manage Parkinson's disease in Kenya is quite costly and majority of patients cannot afford them. We are advocating on having affordable and quality medicine for all.

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Local
partnerships

We continue to forge local partnerships with like-minded organizations championing better neurological care.

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International
partners

We continue to work with foreign organizations that are championing better neurological care.

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Patients
assisted

We have assisted over 2,650 Parkinson’s disease patients in accessing medication and healthcare in Kenya.

Our Partners

They Keep Us Going!

Non-profit initiative

Recent News.

Hellen Mwithiga
Posted by Hellen Mwithiga
March 27, 2018

Anxiety and Parkinson's Disease

Mood changes especially anxiety and depression are often...

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Hellen Mwithiga
Posted by Hellen Mwithiga
October 1, 2017

Different Forms of Parkinsonism

Parkinsonism is any condition that causes a combination...

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Hellen Mwithiga
Posted by Hellen Mwithiga
September 13, 2017

Hellen Mwithiga Giving a Speech in WPC 2016 Leadership Forum.

Our Founder and Director-General, Hellen Mwithiga, gives her...

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Nairobi Parkinson's Support Group

Nadia:

+(254) 735287118

Harsh:

+(254) 733633671

Location:

Currently Remote

Mombasa Parkinson's Support Group

Jared:

+(254) 707564733

Peter:

+(254) 728563433

Location:

Coast Neurology Center, UPHL Building, Mikindani Street, Mombasa

Careers

Join our network and partner
with us to improve the lives
of Parkinson's patients in Kenya.

We’re a team of dedicated caregivers who are excited about advocating for better healthcare and access to medication for persons with Parkinson’s disease.