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History

May 1998, Ibadan (Nigeria).

Aims

Work for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS; develop Health Information Systems in Nigeria towards effective healthcare delivery; influence decision and policy-making; promote environmental health in the areas of environmental pollution and provision of safe water for rural and urban dwellers.

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Activities

Provides sexual and reproductive health care information; develops and manages health information systems; supports primary health care delivery; promotes public awareness campaigns, advocacy and enlightenment on HIV/AIDS control and prevention; produces materials on Information, Education and Communication (IEC) for HIV/AIDS control; organizes voluntary counselling and testing unit for pre-testing and for HIV positive individuals; links HIV positive individuals to information about treatment and nutrition; protects the interests of HIV positive people in workplaces; promotes and develops Health Information Systems in Nigeria so as to have effective and efficient healthcare delivery systems; trains health professionals/providers in the areas of information systems, data management and voluntary counselling and testing; plans activities towards control of environmental pollution; promotes use of improvised water filter technique in ensuring safe water delivery; performs data management; carries out research; collaborates with other organizations and agencies locally and internationally in the areas of HIV/AIDS control, Health Information Systems and environmental health. Current programmes: HIV/AIDS and STD control in West Africa, especially in Nigeria and Ghana; HIV information systems; environmental health (sanitation, water and waste disposal); primary health care delivery in rural and urban communities; seminars and trainings on public health issues, especially on the control of HIV; occupational health; research on HIV control and primary health care; scientific collaboration and information exchange. Set up 'Center for Health Informatics and Promotion' to provide training, seminars and workshops. Plans creation of: 'Sexual and Reproductive Health Information Center'; 'Telehealth Learning Center'.

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

UIA Org ID

D1058

Last News Received

2010
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