Equitable Health Access International (EHAI) was set up in 2018 as an affiliate organization to Equitable Health Access Initiative (EHAI), which was set up in 2012. Both organisations operate under the same governance structure, management and staff. Equitable Health Access International (EHAI) was set up to address the Initiative’s challenge with the System for Award Management (SAM) registration. Thus, EHAInternational/EHAInitiative is an indigenous not-for-profit NGO fully committed to positively impacting the human race through research, training and implementation of innovative public health projects in the control of Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases of public health importance and Health Systems Strengthening in Nigeria. We are also focused on supporting the Government of Nigeria at the Federal and State level in achieving Universal Health Coverage by ensuring that Nigerians, especially those living in rural and underserved areas, have access to affordable, equitable and quality health care services. With a staff strength of 72 highly skilled and dedicated staff, we have our corporate head office located in Lagos State and State offices at Abuja FCT, Nasarawa, Ondo, Oyo, Edo, Imo, Anambra, Abia and Enugu States.
The key / principal officers of the organization have many years of experience individually and as a team in planning and implementing large scale PEPFAR, Global Funds and USAID grants for the control of Infectious Diseases and Health System Strengthening in Nigeria. We are also very adept at carrying out operational/implementation research projects in Nigeria. As a foundation member of Nigeria Implementation Science Alliance (NISA), we are at the forefront when it comes to implementation research in Nigeria. We have successfully conducted several operational research projects across Nigeria and our highly experienced staff have several publications in international peer reviewed journals and have had several abstracts and posters accepted at various local and international scientific conferences.