The Christian Health Association of Nigeria (CHAN) was founded in 1973 by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, the Christian Council of Nigeria and the Northern Christian Medical Advisory Council (known as the Founding Fathers). Its' original function was primarily to represent the views of Nigerian Voluntary Medical Organizations to the Government. advising on the integration of these organizations in the overall planning of Government and acting as a central point for an exchange of views and expression of new ideas.
Christian Health Association of Nigeria(CHAN) and Mission Hospitals and Institutions(MIs) in Lagos have identifield inability of indigent patients and the elderly to pay for services, and inadequate funds to pay and retain staff as some of the major challenges facing...Read More........
We will work with the partners, learn lessons, share best practices and together build a sustainable, durable and high quality homegrown(Nigeria) program.
HRSA-CDC Team from Baltimore, USA Visit CHAN AIDSRELIEF Project office Abuja.
The Nigeria Indigenous Capacity
Building Project, NICaB, operates
the "Hub and Spoke" model for proper decentralization
of HIV services to Primary
Health Care (PHC) level and communities
surrounding NICaB-supported sites.
NICaB recently facilitated a visit to Jauro Yinu community, near Jalingo, Taraba State, as part of its' practical approach to
Community Prevention of
(PMTCT) training, conducted by NICaB in November 2010.