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2013 Executive Summary Report

The year 2013 was remarkable for CHIEF as the organization turned 15 years established 4th August 1998 to prevent diseases, promote health, rights and socio-economic development status of disadvantaged women, children and youths in community settings.

CHIEF over the years reached an estimated 5 million, empowered 3,000 primary and secondary target groups through health service through its PHC and provided Information, Education and Communication, (IEC) and skills acquisition to 3,000 towards socio-economic empowerment.

CHIEF impact of Community Health development program could be verified through impact assessment in communities of operation. However, there are observable health and social development indices especially within Gbara the a pilot community where CHIEF started 15 years ago, and reached estimated 200 other communities in the span of those years, There are remarkable health and social development and improvement noticed as against the baseline negative result as against the now availability of electricity, government Primary Health Clinic (PHC), Primary and Junior Secondary schools and local business/entrepreneurship opportunities opened in Gbara community.

With Gbara pilot community health development project, CHIEF through the years CHIEF extended its services to 14 of the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Lagos State, Sagamu in Sagamu LGA, Ogun State and Ondo, Ondo LGA, Ondo State and reached over 200 communities. 25 health and social development activities were carried out in the 200 communities, the Project Management Teams (PMT) through capacity building were empowered to provide qualitative health promotion and services, best practices as it became the watch word of the organization standards of operation.

In 2013, two health projects were carried out; work-place AIDS prevention training including Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT), also carried out Psycho-social support of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) at Lagbade community in Epe and the heart-to-heart Center, Epe General Hospital. 267 OVC were registered and benefited from the project.

We appreciate those who over the years believed in CHIEF mission, vision and supported our initiatives; The Trustees, Lagos State/UNDP, FHI/USAID, Van leer Container PLC, FHI/USAID GHAIN/USAID, National AIDS Control Agency (NACA)/World Bank, LSACA/World Bank, NAWOCA, CEDPA/Pathfinder/USAID, COMPASS/USAID, YWCA/Y-CARE/USAID, American Cancer Society (ACS)/ORACLE, NIBUCAA/NACA/World Bank, ActionAid /Enhancing Nigeria Response to AIDS (ENR)/UKaid, Sobek Social Services, FMOWA/ARFH/AONN Global Fund, NCWS, LSACA, LACA, Partnership for Transforming Health Systems (PATHS 2)/UKaid, Grief Container PLC, public-private sectors and private individuals, with you we can strategically plan for the future for optimum health of the disadvantaged .

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