FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.
Location: Abuja, Nigeria Contract: 2 years (with possibility of extension), beginning 15th of April 2015 Objective: To provide overall leadership and to develop and implement strategic direction for C
03 February, 2015
BM’s West Africa Regional Office through its Country Coordination Office located in Abuja, Nigeria, works with 16 partners to implement 25 programmes aimed at improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the country. These programmes cover a variety of areas, including eye health, orthopaedics, special education, prevention of deafness, community based rehabilitation and mental health.
CBM has been supporting partners in Nigeria since 1968.
The country coordination office was opened in 1999.
CBM works with 16 partners to implement 25 programmes aimed at improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in Nigeria. These are coordinated by CBM’s West Africa Regional Office, through its Country Coordination Office located in Abuja.
The coordination office has a good relationship with partner organisations, and a reliable administrative infrastructure.
Working alongside other local and international NGOs, government and other stakeholders, in a bid to break the cycle of poverty and disability in Nigeria, CBM works through its local partners to implement the twin-track approach of empowerment and advocating for inclusion.