Our Mission

To improve the health and wellbeing of African peoples through advocacy, policy development, implementation science, and capacity building

Our Vision

A world where people no longer die of preventable diseases and lifestyle conditions.


Passion: We feel very strongly about our core business

Equity: We are fair and impartial


Innovation: We strive to create, develop, and implement new products with the aim of improving efficiency, effectiveness, and competitiveness

Timeliness: We conduct our business within favourable and useful time

Integrity: We are honest, consistent, and uncompromisingly adhere to strong moral and ethical principles


Excellence: We aim to achieve very good outcomes in all we do

What We Do

Highly qualified and motivated professionals

URADCA works with donors, funding agencies, national and county governments, partners, stakeholder and communities to conduct cutting edge research, test innovative solutions, improve policy environment and scale up evidence-based interventions

Technical Stewardship

Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health and Family planning (RMNCAH/FP)

Non-communicable Diseases (Cancer, Obesity and Diabetes)




Communicable Diseases (HIV/AIDS and COVID-19)

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDS)

Health Financing (Budget Tracking and Analysis)

Urban Health

Core Competencies

Population-based Surveys

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

Strategy & Policy Development

Implementation Science


Digital Health

Research Training

Project Management