RN: 180239

MAINSTAY HEALTHCARE DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (MHDF) was established as a non-governmental, non-profit making, non-political, non-religious, autonomous Organization. The Organization is the coordination body for all recognized Civil Society Organizations, Private Voluntary Organizations, Institutions and Individuals involved in School Health Services as well as quality health service delivery in Nigeria.

Promoting quality health services.

In furtherance of the purposes hereinafter defined, the aims and objectives of

1. To set up a platform for School Health Services in order to ensure that all school children, pupils and students (Primary, Secondary and Post-Secondary schools) have access to effective health care services that meet their needs without being exposed to the risk of financial hardship.
2. To identify and maintain a register of all Civil Society Organizations,
Private Voluntary Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations and Individuals involved in the drive towards School Health Services in Nigeria.
3. To explore priority issues and actions for School Health Services including Primary
Health Care components in Nigeria and beyond.
4. To provide civil society with a national level platform to advocate for an
effective School Health Services that results in ambitious national commitments.
5. To mobilize political leadership for high-level government representation and
concrete commitments and influence the overall outcome of the Mainstay Healthcare
Development Foundation (MHDF).
6. To establish a resource centre with a library and data bank for the use of members,
related agencies and professional bodies on School Health Services including Primary
Health Care components in Nigeria.
7. To provide services which enhance a coordinated interaction of member
organizations in all School Health Services related programmes and activities at the
Federal, State and Local Government levels in order to avoid duplication of effort and
8. To collaborate with International and National Agencies with respect to School
Health Services including Primary Health Care components in Nigeria.
9. To provide forum for collaboration between Civil Society Organizations,
International Agencies and Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the
Federal, State or Local Government levels for effective networking in the
implementation of School Health Services including Primary Health Care components
throughout Nigeria.
10. To organize annual scientific conferences, seminars, workshops, symposium,
summits and other events in order to provide training and to promote interaction and
understanding among member Organizations on School Health Services including
Primary Health Care components.
11. To establish a pool of resource personnel to support the activities of member
12. To provide rehabilitative care to school children who are into drugs and substance
13. To provide and promote preventive services of communicable and
non-communicable diseases in schools throughout Nigeria.
14. To promote the components of Primary Health Care (PHC) in schools in Nigeria.
15. To quarterly publish Primary Health Care Magazine and Primary Health Care
Journal in order to promote the sustainability of Primary Health Care components
including School Health service globally.

Board of Directors (BOT)
Hon Iheanyichukwu Isikaku
Art Director

BOT Chairman

Marta Musa
Mrs Martha Musa Mamza
Art Director


Mr Emmanuel Obateru

CEO / Founder

BOT secretary

Alhaja Amina Yusuf Auta

Amina Yusuf
CEO / Founder


Mr Paul Ilegbusi - Project Manager
Mr Paul Hassan Ilegbusi
CEO / Founder


Mrs Caroline
CEO / Founder



Mr Paul Ilegbusi - Project Manager
mr paul hassan ilegbusi - PROJECT MANAGER

Mr Paul Hassan Ilegbusi is the Head of Department (HOD), Community Health Department, Ondo College of Health Technology, Akure 

Marta Musa
mrs MARTHA MUSA MAMZA - secretary

Mrs Martha Musa Mamza is a retired Community Health Practitioner.

Lady Chika
mrs chika EUDORA iroka - treasurer

Mrs Chika Eudora Iroka is the Head of Department (HOD), Community Health Department