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Abut the Center

About the Center

for Common Disease Research in Africa and Asia

The Center for Common Disease Research in Africa and Asia is established to provide community-based disease surveillance, community research, generate reliable evidence and trends as well as strategic information, become custodians of strategic information and data and establish context specific knowledge hub to support health providers and public health practitioners for effective disease prevention, control and treatment response. This is part of our contribution to global humaitarian response to health emergencies affecting mankind. Our scope is Africa and Asia due to their similiarities in health outcomes.

The research center uses the primary health model and approach-approach embraces five types of care: promotive; preventive; curative; rehabilitative; and supportive/palliative driven by research and data. The center is designed within the principle that all people, everywhere, deserve the right of care, right of access to health within their community. It is the fundamental premise of primary health care.

A primary health care approach used by the center includes the three following components:

•    meeting people’s health needs throughout their lives;
•    addressing the broader determinants of health through  multisectoral policy and action; and
•    empowering individuals, families and communities to take charge of their own health by providing care in the community as well as care through the community, PHC addresses not only individual and family health needs, but also the broader issue of public health and the needs of defined populations.

The center for common disease Research in Africa and Asia will carry out its mandate with close linkage and collaboration with the Other department with the Missionary Life Saving Projects made up of other others School of Nursing, Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Specialized centers of Dentistry, Optical,center Paediatrics center Pharmaceuticals and emergency management departments all located in Lusada in Lagos, Nigeria

The center benefits from the specialized support facilities of other sections in the Life Saving Project such as Expatriate and Hospitality unit, Administration department, Legal matters and Documentation, Printing and publication, Banking and Finance, Accounting and Book Keeping, Transportation department, Food research and storage services, security, Communication, Tourism and Event centers respectively.

The scope of the disease research work includes epidemiological and surveillance and operational research, laboratory and diagnostic services, monitoring and evaluation, to respond to public health events of regional and international concern. It also builds its capacity to reduce common disease burden in the two continents. The Center is a specialized technical institution that serves as a platform of Research, share Knowledge, exchange lessons learned and building capacity.

The target audience includes every child, adolescents, young girls and boys, pregnant women and adult men and women, high risk occupational injuries in Africa and Asia. Together, we deliver advanced quality new discoveries and research with the aim of serving as community driven center of excellence driven by the primary health care model.

The World International Sacred Peace Movement

Camel Needle Hole Life-Saving Project

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