Nigeria: Society for Family Health SFH

SFH’s mission is to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.  Working with the private and public sectors, we use social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve access to essential health information, services, and products to motivate the adoption of healthy behaviours … (about 1/2).

Malaria: treatment, prevention; Maternal and Child health; Safer Water System
HIV/AIDS; Workplace; Youths; Products; Publications;
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About 2/2: … By 2011, SFH will demonstrate significant impact on HIV/AIDS, family planning, malaria and diarrhoeal diseases in Nigeria, with a consistent focus on the poor.  

Using evidence based behaviour change communications, our key achievements will include:

  • SFH’s Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) double (with particular reference to the areas of SFH services and interventions).
  • 50% of SFH’s program beneficiaries are the poor
  • 50% of rural pregnant women and children under 5 sleep under LLIN in at least two focus states
  • Modern contraceptive prevalence rate increases from 11% to 16%
  • Consistent condom use among high risk groups increases by 20%

Our Pledge: At SFH, we are one family that are committed to the pursuant of our vision and mission statement, while taking pride in our core value system:

  • Core Values: SFH’s core values are guiding principles and tenets that describe how the organization strives to operate efficiently:
  • Service to Humanity: As a non-profit organisation, we are committed to selfless service to humanity, especially the poor and vulnerable throughout Nigeria.
  • Integrity: We are committed to demonstrating honesty and transparency at all times in our dealings with people and organizations in and out of our own establishment.
  • Accountability: As employees of a non-profit organization, we acknowledge an obligation to set and demand the highest standards of accountability in the use of resources entrusted to us by our donors and communities we serve.  We accept responsibility for our successes as well as our failures, striving always to do better.
  • Respect:  We recognize and strive to respect the diversity inherent in individuals, organizations and our nation.  This principle guides our relationships with clients, colleagues, the people we serve and others.
  • Professionalism: We aspire and strive to be a learning organization, basing our strategies on evidence and objective evaluation for continuous improvement. SFH provides hard working and talented individuals with opportunities to grow and give of their best.  Performance standards are applied consistently and fairly.
  • Entrepreneurship: We value creativity and innovation, seeking to transform challenges into opportunities to achieve our vision.
  • Collaboration: We embrace opportunities for furthering our mission through partnerships with other organizations. We encourage teamwork, communication and participation to maximize the collective efforts of all staff.

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