Centre for Public Health

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Center for Public Health is a not for profit organization registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). It has a tax exemption certification from Federal in Land Revenue Services (FIRS). The organization was initially founded at the college of medicine at the University of Nigeria Enugu Campus as Society for Public Health in 1996.

The activities then were mainly on sensitization and voluntary activities during mass casualties in the department of Accident and Emergency. Also coordinating emergency response and rescue. This is to assist the victims of such a crisis.

Currently, the Centre for Public Health is supporting the people in rural areas by providing medical services to the poor, antenatal services to pregnant women, medical services to children and supplies medications to the elderly people with noncommunicable diseases especially people with hypertension, diabetes, and arthritis.

The organization also organizes capacity building programs for the health workers to help improve their skill

The association is working currently in Nigeria and is set to open operations in Zambia, Kenya, and Congo. They currently maintains 10 permanent staff and numerous volunteers made up of professionals in Medicine, law, engineering, and other fields.

Website

http://www.centerforpublichealth.org

Year established

1996

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

United Nations Department of Global Communication Alliance for Non-COMMUNICABLE Diseases Child and Adult Abuse Protection Network, special consultative Status to the United Nation United Nations Department of Public Information (UN-DPI).

Further information


About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Provision of services /...show all (3)

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Nigeria
Americas: United States

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Education and training; Food...show all (6)

Goods categories

Books & audiovisual; Food & beverage; Medicine & health; Telecommunications

Business sectors

Education and training; Medical and health; Personal care

Disasters

Jul 2012 - Nigeria: Floods; Nigeria: Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Jan 2016