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Name: Afrihealth Information Projects/Afrihealth Optonet Association
Street 1: Suite 216G, FHA Cornershop, Lugbe, Airport Road; P.O. Box 8880
Street 2:
City: Wuse Abuja
Post Code:
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234 9 291 5732
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Uzodinma
Last Name: Adirieje
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +234 803 472 5905

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Philomena
Last Name: Anokwu
Title: Programmes Manager (North)
Phone: +234 9 291 4297

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
Afrihealth Information Projects/Afrihealth Optonet Association is a Health and Community Systems strengthening national network of civil society organisations [CSOs], Community-Based Organizations [CBOs] and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). It is a not-for-profit, non-religious and non-governmental organization (NGO) with membership of 600 community-based organizations, groups and stakeholders in the 36 States of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory and global south. It is involved in Health/HIV/AIDS, TB, FP/RH and Malaria, Vaccinations/Immunizations, Preventing/Controlling Poverty-Related Diseases; Nutrition and Food Security; Energy and Environment; and Empowerment, Gender, Good Governance and Human Rights. It was established in 1995 and received its certificate of incorporation/registration in 2003. Afrihealth’s programmatic activities cover Partnerships (PPP) and Coordination, Advocacy and Mobilisation, Research/M&E/Evidence-Generation (monitoring and evaluation, reviews, assessment, oversight, conferences, seminars), Capacity Development/Trainings and Organizational Strengthening, and Outreaches/Community Interventions to achieve its objectives. Our areas of focus are the prevention, treatment, impact mitigation, care, support and empowerment of our target beneficiaries namely the poorest of the poor, orphans and vulnerable children/infants (OVC), women, youth/adolescents, vulnerable population/groups and the elderly in rural and urban/suburban communities.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nigeria
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
By advocating for improved TB services, especially as they affect TB/HIV co-infections; co-implementation of Global Fund projects; Membership of and participation in the activities of the National TB Network; Organization of evidence-generation activities for TB.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Participation in National Workshop on TB-HIV co-infection in 2011

Laboratory Strengthening:
Global Fund project oversight in Gombe State Nigeria, on behalf of the Country Coordinating Mechanism Nigeria in 2013


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Last updated: June 16, 2014