Who We Are

The East African Health Project (EAHP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the East African community in the United States. EAHP provides integral awareness and outreach services on health education, health promotion, disease prevention and human services to newly arrived communities from the East African Region.

What We Do

The EAHP volunteers and staff are composed of healthcare professionals and experienced workers with backgrounds in social services and advocacy with strong ties to the East African community. Our team is knowledgeable in East African culture and their social needs.  Our board and volunteers are fluent in languages in languages spoken by the East African region, such as Somali, Swahili, Amharic and Oromo.

Current Medical Issues

Diphtheria – Guinea
18 October 2023 Situation at a Glance On 5 September 2023, the Ministry of Health notified WHO of a diphtheria outbreak in Guinea. From 4 July to 13 October 2023, ...
Dengue – Chad
16 October 2023 On 15 August 2023, a dengue outbreak was declared by the Ministry of Public Health and Prevention in Chad. As of 1 October, there have been 1 ...
Suspected triple outbreak of typhoid fever, shigellosis and cholera – Congo
21 September 2023 Situation at a glance The Ministry of Health and Population (Ministère de la Santé et de la Population - MSP) of the Republic of the Congo, declared ...
Diphtheria – Nigeria
13 September 2023 Situation at a glance Since epidemiological week 26, ending 2 July 2023, Nigeria has recorded an unusual increase in cases of diphtheria across several states. From 30 ...
Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) – Kenya
28 July 2023 Situation at a glance On 11 July 2023, WHO received an official report regarding the detection of a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in two acute ...
Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) – United Republic of Tanzania
28 July 2023 Situation at a glance On 4 July 2023, the Ministry of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania notified WHO of the detection of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus ...

Contact us

Phone: 612-306 0539
Email: [email protected]
Address: 1349 Maryland Avenue East St. Paul, MN 55106
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