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Organization Contact Information

Name: Health Education and Empowerment Initiative (HEDEN)
Street 1: 7, Henry Close (SOJ Bus Stop)
Street 2: Arepo
City: Ijoko
Province: Ogun State
Post Code: 234
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234-8035769459;80920954
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs.
First Name: Folasade
Last Name: Ofurune
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +234-8035769459

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Henry
Last Name: Ofurune
Title: Programmes Director
Phone: +234-8029734447

General Information

Board Constituency: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:

The main focus of our organization is public health. We address a whole rubric of maternal and child health, drugs and substance abuse prevention, infectious diseases, water and sanitation, nutrition and hygiene, sexual reproductive health.

Our vision is a world in which saves lives, improves health and enhances well-being

Our mission is to build the capacity of vulnerable groups through information, education, communication and health programmes, so that individuals and communities can live meaningful lives and have a sense of dignity in a "new community"

HEDEN is interested in TB in other to contribute in the fight against TB burden, thus lending its voice to the SDGs.
Our plan for TB control is to strengthen community based programming to create awareness among individuals and communities
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Working on Key Populations related to TB

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: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who: N/A
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:
Health Education and Empowerment Initiative is contributing to the Nigeria TB control plan through awareness on TB at the community level, especially with community associations and groups. Another part of our intervention bothers on in-school youths we are working with called Seeds of Hope- A school based club of peer health educators formed by the organization in 2006. The club has grown over 2,000

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:

TB Care Delivery:
HEDEN carries out communication campaign programmes to create awareness on TB

HEDEN conduct research on why people dont seek care in TB cases.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 4, 2018
Last updated: October 4, 2018