PriHEMAC utilizes public-private partnership strategy with multilateral and bilateral development Partners to empower and build capacity of identified appropriate target groups in communities for provision of quality health services.
PriHEMAC serves as the southwest zonal office of the Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN).
PriHEMAC has successfully provided Consultancy services with/for many partners e.g. multilateral (WHO, Unicef, UNDP), bilateral (CIDA, USAID, DFID, PSR) National (NPHCDA) on different health and health-related programs including the following, among others:
- United Nations Children Fund (Unicef) between 1998 and 2002 for many Workshops, Community Development and Capacity Building
- Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Health Mission (June 10 – July 5, 2002) Situation Analysis Mission of PHC-TTP in UCH, Ibadan and Kaduna Polytechnic
- Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) of Finland: on Ibadan Maternal Morbidity Mortality Reduction Project (IMMREP) – a 5-year (2004-2008) project; and on Improvement of Primary-Level Maternal Health Services in Ibadan (IPMat) – a 2-year (2009-2010) project
- Effects of the Use Of Trained Care Givers on the Quality Of Life Of The Elderly in selected communities in Ibadan North and Oluyole LGAs, Oyo State – (Ph D. Thesis Project)
- Promoting Elderly Friendliness through Empowered Stakeholders Program (Since 2019-Ongoing)
- Global Fund New Funding Models (NFMs) Malaria Project in Osogbo and Ejigbo, Osun State (Since 2018-Ongoing).
Primary Health Care and Health Management Centre (PriHEMAC) CAC/NO IB Z004797 in 1998 as an NGO.
Meet Our Executive Director
Dr. Martins O. Ogundeji holds, among others, B.Sc. (Nsg) The University of Ibadan, (UI) 1969; M. Sc. (Community Mental Health), Master of Public Health (MPH) and Doctor Public Health (Dr.PH) all at Columbia University, New York, USA; 1974-1978.
- As Lecturer at School of Nursing, Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesha, 1969 -1970 and 1970 -1980 ABU, Zaria
- As Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) Principal Health Planning Officer between 1980 and 1998
- Later as one of the FMOH 4 Zonal Coordinators and retired as a Director of National Primary Health Care Development Agency/Federal Ministry of Health (NPHCDA/FMOH) in 1998.
Between 1998 and 2009, he served as Part-time Lecturer for Post-graduate students of the Department of Epidemiology, University of Ibadan. Between 2001- 2018, he served as Part-time Lecturer for Post-graduate students at the Department of Nursing College of Medicine, University Of Ibadan, and from 2016 till date, Babcock University, Ilishan, Ogun State
After retirement, he established in 1998, and remains till now, the Executive Director of Primary Health and Health Management Center (PriHEMAC) which has become a reputable Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with CAC Registration No. IBZ 004797. The NGO has successfully carried out Local, State, National, and International Development Programs.
Since 2014, PriHEMAC has embarked on improving the well-being of the Elderly through
- establishment of Training Institute for the training of PriHEMAC Elderly Caregivers and Elderly Friendly Ambassadors (PEFAs) and
- promoting elderly friendliness through partnering with Stakeholders such as Churches/Mosques focusing on helping them to become Elderly Friendly Institutions.