About Us

Our Vision

To partner with others towards achieving a functional, relevant and technologically appropriate Health System addressing the health needs of populations..

Our Mission

To deploy known, tested and innovative approaches to acquire, disseminate and use knowledge for providing solutions to the health problems of communities in a timely and cost-efficient manner.


  • To promote research into disease factors with a view to providing evidence that can contribute to reductions in morbidity and mortality
  • To support the dissemination of knowledge and skills in epidemiology as well as support the use of epidemiologic methods even at local levels, for the prevention and control of diseases
  • To partner with communities, community leaders and other stakeholders in identifying community-appropriate mechanisms in promoting healthy lifestyles and combating disease.
  • To promote the use of modern and relevant management techniques for improved quality of health services