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Citizens’ Health Education & Development Initiative (CHEDI) is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), legally registered with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in 2012. CHEDI was established as a reaction to observations made bordering on inadequate information on preventive healthcare, especially on Communicable Diseases like Malaria, HIV/AIDS transmission and spread, Sexually transmitted infections, Non-communicable Diseases like (cancer, hypertension, diabetes, malnutrition). Family Health (Maternal, Newborn and Child Health plus Nutrition under-fives and Family Planning). Our main focus therefore, is on maternal newborns, youths and vulnerable citizens in Nigeria. We are committed to increasing access to healthy living of the citizenry through advocacy/sensitization for awareness creation, capacity building for skill acquisition. We are as well partner/collaborate with other NGOs with similar objectives.

CHEDI has a team of well experienced and committed workforce, supported by a team of well skilled consultants and a board of seasoned and passionate administrators.

To contribute in building a healthy and productive nation by engaging in advocacy, capacity building and empowerment on skill acquisition for the citizenry, especially the vulnerable and marginalized groups in Nigeria.

To have a country where the health and wellbeing of citizens are advanced through education and awareness thereby achieving a healthy and productive workforce.

We focus on:

Maternal Newborn and Child




Non-communicable diseases prevention

Malaria, HIV prevention and support

Capacity Building for Skill Acquisition

To improve the quality of life of communities by empowering the citizens with the right knowledge and skills to take responsibility for their well-being.

CHEDI holds itself to highest standards in carrying out its duties, our core values are as follows: