Christian Health Association of Nigeria (CHAN)
The Christian Health Association of Nigeria (CHAN) is private not-for-profit umbrella faith-based non-governmental organization founded in 1973 by the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), and the Northern Christian Medical Advisory Council of Nigeria (NCMAC). CHAN is the oldest health faith-based organization (FBO) in Nigeria, and a coordinating body for wholistic health services carried out by various Church denominations in Nigeria. The organization derives its strength from the Member Institutions (MIs) it serves through the provision of various kinds of services. Presently, there are about 560 registered MIs, including medical and health training institutions, viz as tabulated:
Col (Dr.) Andrew Otunifade Imogu (rtd.)
Profile of New President of CHAN
Col. (Dr.) Andrew Otunifade Imogu (Rtd) who is a Consultant (ear, nose and throat) doctor and holds a Masters’ in Business Administration as well as an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He was nominated as President and assumed office November, 2018.
Dr. Imogu had worked at several Military hospitals starting with the Military Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, where he worked as a Medical Intern from 1983 - 1984. He went on to work in Port Harcourt, Kaduna and Sokoto Military Hospitals as Acting Commanding Officer, Consultant surgeon and Regimental Medical Officer respectively.
From 1992 – 1997, Dr. Imogu worked as the Resident in Surgery at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. Within this same period, he went through the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (ORL), West African College of Surgeons (ENT Surgery) and International College of Surgeons.. Readmore
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........
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