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International Center for Environmental health & Development [ICEHD] is a non-governmental, non-profit international organization established in May 2004, and registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission as an incorporated Trustee under part ‘C’ of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990. ICEHD’S registration details are CAC/IT/NO 17758 and Its registered office is situated in Lagos.

ICEHD was started primarily to promote health (especially the health of women and girls), advance socio-economic inclusion and development and empower local marginalized women, girls and vulnerable individuals and communities through education, empowerment and capacity building to confront and participate in the

ICEHD further advocates respect for human rights ethics in health, environmental and developmental policies and practices, towards the full realization of the right to health, a healthy environment and development in Nigeria and Africa.


ICEHD works towards the enjoyment of a clean environment, good health, social and economic freedom, available, accessible and affordable health care and developmental needs, and human rights protection, especially for women and girls, vulnerable individuals and communities in Nigeria and Africa.


To build capacity to promote and access the right to health and development and advocate for their full realization, particularly women’s right to health, social and economic inclusion, participation and development; and to promote respect for human rights ethics in health and developmental policies and programs.


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ICEHD has five units:

  • Women’s Health and Wellbeing
  • Community Development
  • Health and Environment
  • Advocacy & Access to Justice
  • Socio-Economic Support


ICEHD is served at the top by a Board of Trustees, which also acts as an executive council and advisory Body, comprising of experienced professionals from varied backgrounds such as, law, statistics, accounts, public health, environment and social work. This is followed in the organogram, by executive and finance directors, who head the level of office manager, project manager and accountant. Following this level are the senior programs officer, M & E officer, digital and communications officers and staff attorney. At the lower level are the administrative staff, program officer and program assistants and volunteers. To also support the work, ICEHD has a well-structured functioning office and equipment, good and transparent accounting system with qualified staff, volunteers, partners and consultants.



  • Prof (Mrs.) Olaide Adedokun View Bio
  • Dr (Mrs) Folashade Enahoro
  • Aderinola Padonu
  • Prof. Lanre Fagbohun View Bio
  • Dr. Ndudi Bowei View Bio
  • Dr. Mrs. Bimbo Kolawole
  • Dr. Bowie S. Bowei
  • Ms Olatunji Olalekan


  • Prof. (Mrs) Olaide Adedokun - Chairperson Board of Trustees View Bio
  • Dr. Mrs. O. Enahoro – Advisory Board View Bio
  • Dr. Ndudi Bowei - Project Manager View Bio
  • Adekunle Olowookere - Financial Director View Bio
  • Hannah Oluyemisi Sowemimo — Executive/Training Director
  • Mrs. Stella Emeh - Accountant View Bio
  • Abosede Adenihun Otukpe - Senior Program Officer View Bio
  • Serena Davies - Officer Manager
  • Emmanuel Odigidie - Staff Attorney
  • Blessing Bank-Johnson - Senior Program Officer
  • Othniel Sammie - Digital Officer
  • Aladi Opaluwa - M & E Officer


  • Human rights Center University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • INTERIGHTS, London, U.K.
  • Global Fund for Women, U.S.A.
  • Institute for Human Rights Development in Africa (IHRDA), the Gambia
  • MamaCash, Netherlands
  • African Women Development Fund, Accra, Ghana
  • Global Women Water Initiative, U.S.A
  • Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund, U.S.A
  • KAICIID Dialogue Center
  • United States African Development Foundation
  • Lagos State Employability Trust Fund
  • Membership subscription fund
  • Sub-contracted funds from partnering-projects
  • ICEHD’s fund generating activities
  • Trustees contributions
  • Donations from local corporate establishments


21A, Akin Osiyemi Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos,
Nigeria, West Africa.
Tel: +234.803 325 6454, +234.705 207 4297
Email: icehd50@gmail.com
Facebook : https://facebook.com/icehdNG