Welcome to Health and Development Programme HANDS

HANDS focus and expertise includes advocacy, technical and managerial support, community mobilization and sensitization, personnel training,

drug distribution, monitoring, supervision and evaluation of activities related to Trachoma, Schistosomiasis, Soil Transmitted Helminths, Lymphatic Filariasis, Low Vision and Primary Eye Care Services. The organization is equipped to take-up other health and development intervention programmes that would improve quality of life of the people in the society.

Health and Development Support Programme is partnering with the Government of Kano, Jigawa, Yobe and FCT (Abuja) in the control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) using mass drug distribution through local health agents and community volunteers.

Through this programme, local communities are empowered to fight NTDs in their own villages, relieving suffering and slowing transmission of the disease. The organization also provides medical eye care services through Primary Eye Care programmes including community low vision services, cataract and lid surgery, outreach camps, and training of community based medical eye care personnel.

Latest News

  • July 6th, 2015

    Improved research of preventive and curative drugs for cancer

  • Juyly 5th, 2015

    New reforms for complete medical turn around in Nigeria propose by the government.

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