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Organization Contact Information

Name: West African Academy of Public Health
Street 1: WAAPH Office, 1, Chief Kofoworola close, Utako
Street 2:
City: Abuja
Province: FCT
Post Code: 900108
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +2347020052492
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Francis
Last Name: Ohanyido
Title: President/Chair of Board
Phone: +2347020052492

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Khaliru
Last Name: Alhassan
Title: Chair, Strategic Advisory Board/ Former Minister of Health, Nigeria
Phone: +2347020052492

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
WAAPH is a Consulting Health Development Organisation for applied research, training and public health programme implementation, as well as galvanizing capacity for a sustained and holistic response to the public health concerns in West Africa.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Research and Development
Technical Assistance
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who: David Bryden []
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
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:
WAAPH currently is not directly involved in TB programmes in Nigeria, but has started engaging stakeholders to do so. However, part of the advocacy programme in the West Africa programme is to push TB into the front burner of regional discussions and action.

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)
Burkina Faso
Cape Verde
Cote d'Ivoire


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:

TB Care Delivery:
Currently deploying an advocacy framework that includes TB in the West Africa region alongside NTDs and malaria


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 18, 2016
Last updated: July 20, 2019