visit to National Assembly
Making available a reliable, easily-available supply of quality, affordable essential drugs nd other medical supplies (through CHAN Medi-Pharm) to Mission Institutions in Nige-ria.
Advocate on behalf of members especially for financial and other support.
Help MIs improve their effectiveness and efficiency in: Planning and Strategy, Patient Care, Managing Resources & Finance, Staff, Supplies including drugs and Internal Man-agement Support MIs in HIV/AIDS Planning and Programming.
Delivering wholistic, efficient and responsive healthcare for all people in Nigeria
To provide efficient services by building the capacity of members and to collaborate with partners to improve the health for all in Nigeria
The Christian Health Association of Nigeria
we are Passionate in making Nigeria Health Care Better.
CHAN is an umbrella organization Founded in 1973 by the Catholic Bishops conference of Nigeria (CBCN), the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), and the Northern Christian Medical Advisory Council of Nigeria (NCMAC) fondly called “Founding Fathers”CHAN was legally registered with Corporate Affairs Commission ( CAC) in 1978,The main aim of CHAN is to facilitate cooperation and fellowship among members, strengthening their capacities and coordinating their activities so as to attain the highest level of healthcare for the people of Nigeria within the framework of National health policies through the member Institutions,Presently, there are 685 registered members whose activities are carried out in over 5000 health facilities of various sizes located predominantly in rural areas and some in the urban areas.The health facilities are owned by more than 20 various Church denominations that operate health services in Nigeria.
- CHAN Members are found in 35 out of 36 states of the Federation providing different levels of health care delivery services (except Zamfara)
- Our motto is reaching the unreached, thus most of our members are rural based and in hard to reach areas.
- The services offered by CHAN are freely and easily accessed by all and the health care providers do not discriminate.
- The main aim is to strengthen and coordinate church sponsored health care programmes and activities in the country within the National health policy and framework.
- CHAN has partnered with the GoN at all levels since its inception
. Commitment to Christian Faith
. Christian morality and ethics
. Empowering individuals and institutions
. Good leadership
. Partnership and networking
.Demonstrate personal integrity, high moral standards, commitment to our shared mission, and excellence in our work.
. Bringing humility, energy, intellect, a sense of humor, and dedication to every task.
. Long-term commitments our clients and colleagues. We place the ability for our clients to work . . .effectively and independently over our desire for personal of organizational recognition.
. Stewardship and accountability
Zone A office of CHAN is located in Jalingo, Taraba state. Zone A comprises of 8 states including Jigawa, Yobe, Borno, Gombe, Bauchi, Adamawa, Taraba, and Benue. Mr. Felixson Franklyn is the Zonal Coordinator and the chairman of the zone is Dr. Micah Madaki.
PROJECTS THE ZONE HAS BENEFITED FROM 2020 TO DATE. Projects - Supported by 1. Advocacy Project – Bread for the World in Germany 2. COVID-19 Intervention Project- Difaem in Germany 3. ACHAP- IMA Borehole Project- ACHAP 4. . Training/Dialogue between Health Care workers, Religious Leaders and Persons Living with HIV on ending HIV Stigma and Discrimination by UNAIDS/ ACHAP
Zone B has its office in Plateau State, with 13 states under it. They are Plateau State, Kaduna State, Nasarawa State, Niger State, Kogi State, Kwara State, Bauchi State, Kano State, Kastina State, Sokoto State, Jigawa State, Kebbi State and Zamfara State. The Current Chairman of the Zone is Dr. Sunday Lengmang while the zonal coordinator is Mrs. Beauty Irelosimhe Onekpe. SOME OF THE PROJECTS THE ZONE HAS BENEFITED FROM 2020 TO DATE. Projects - Supported by 1. Advocacy Project – Bread for the World in Germany 2. COVID-19 Intervention Project- Difaem in Germany 3. ACHAP- IMA Borehole Project- ACHAP 4. Base of the Pyramid Project- Novo nordisk 5. Training/Dialogue between Health Care workers, Religious Leaders and Persons Living with HIV on ending HIV Stigma and Discrimination by UNAIDS/ ACHAP
Emekuku, Owerri. The states that make up Zone C are namely: Enugu, Ebonyi, Cross River, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Imo and Anambra states.
The Zonal Coordinator of Zone C is Mr. Chijioke Okafor. The Zonal Chairman is Dr. Douglas Nkemdilim
PROJECTS THE ZONE HAS BENEFITED FROM 2020 Till date. Projects - Supported by 1. Advocacy Project – Bread for the World in Germany 2. COVID-19 Intervention Project- Difaem in Germany 3. ACHAP- IMA Borehole Project- ACHAP 4. Base of the Pyramid Project- Novo nordisk 5. Training/Dialogue between Health Care workers, Religious Leaders and Persons Living with HIV on ending HIV Stigma and Discrimination by UNAIDS/ ACHAP
Zone D is found in South West and part of South South. The 8 states that make up the Zone are Edo, Delta, Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Lagos, Ekiti and Ondo. The Zonal office is located at Ibadan. Mrs Funmi Olasunkanmi is the Zonal Coordinator, while Rev. Fr. Chris Ogunepebi is the Zonal Chairman.
PROJECTS THE ZONE HAS BENEFITED FROM 2020 TO DATE. Projects - Supported by 1. Advocacy Project – Bread for the World in Germany 2. COVID-19 Intervention Project- Difaem in Germany 3. ACHAP- IMA Borehole Project- ACHAP 4. Base of the Pyramid Project- Novo nordisk 5. Training/Dialogue between Health Care workers, Religious Leaders and Persons Living with HIV on ending HIV Stigma and Discrimination by UNAIDS/ ACHAP
Michael Idah holds a B. Sc and an M.Sc. in Public Administration from the Ambrose Alli and Benue State Universities respectively. Mr. Idah who joined CHAN on the 1st of August, 2018 has well over twenty years’ experience in the Health, disability, development and social inclusion strategies including programming, monitoring and evaluation coupled with several trainings either as a participant or facilitator.
Until his appointment as the Secretary General of CHAN, he was an Independent Consultant where he completed consultancies for Daughters of Charity, a strategic partner Organization of Liliane Fund in Nigeria. Prior to his consultancy activities, he served as both Deputy Country Representative and Rehabilitation & Disability Inclusive Development Advisor at different times with the Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR), Nigeria. During these times, he managed both staff and operation as well as coordinating programs, partnership development, human re-sources and Advocacy.
Mr. Onomoase David Omorebokhae
More than twenty-five years of diversified experience in providing technical and professional Communication/Advocacy in the area of Sexual Reproductive Health and Promotion of Family Planning services. Worked for various Media organisations in Nigeria. He has written and published (Broadcast) well over 500 News analyses and with numerous Newspapers and Magazines clippings to his credit.
He is skilled and experienced in project development and implementation as well as having broad Management/Behavioural change Communication expertise, good public Relations and interactive drive in Health Information, Education, Communication (IEC), fund raising, and advocacy.
Holds an M.Sc. in Public Relations/Marketing from the University of Nigeria and currently studying MBA in the National Open University. He studied Journalism at Post Graduate level, taught Journalism, and practiced Journalism and right now using the experience in the development sector. He has been exposed to diverse Communication, Advocacy, Social Mobilisation and media training both in and outside Nigeria. His first Degree is in Sociology and Anthropology. Over the years, he handled Partnerships, Communications and Advocacy programmes sponsored by USAID, DFID, IPPF, World Bank and others. First at PPFN and now at CHAN. He is vast in diverse health programming and skilled in Proposal Writing. .In the last eighteen years, he helped set up the Advocacy structures /Communications strategy of CHAN in 20 states of Nigeria and Federal Capital and have managed the media component of the organisation in addition to leading the advocacy campaign. He is a prolific writer and has authored and published many books.
Mr Christopher Simeon .amasi
Christopher Simeon Amasi is the Director of Finance of CHAN since 2010 till date. He obtained a PGD in Accounting and Finance in 2008 from the famous Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. He is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA). He holds HND in Accounting from The Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi. His particular strengths include Financial & Programme management skills which include project formulation, implementation, monitoring and good leadership qualities with the ability to team with diverse work groups in achieving organizational goals. Works well under pressure in multi-task environment. He served with CHAN Medi pharm Ltd by GTE for several years in several capacities.