Who We Are

A non-profit and non-governmental organization founded in 1992 to promote heart health, scientific research in cardiovascular health, healthy lifestyles and advocacy on heart issues. Funded by public and private sector support in terms of donations in cash and kind.

Our Road Map To Success

"To promote prevention of Heart Disease and Stroke; and empower Nigerians to live a healthy life."

Our Purpose & Focus Declaration

"To play a leading role in the fight against Heart Disease and Stroke with the aim of reducing the number of Nigerians suffering from premature death and disabilities."

“Heart disease is a disease of lifestyle. You must put yourself on the good side to prevent it. A healthy heart is the beginning of a Healthy Life!“

Eat healthy, low fat and heart-friendly foods; reduce the amount of salt in your diet; quit smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol; reduce excess weight; improve physical activity; exercise regularly; access friendly environment...

With these in place, a healthy heart is guaranteed!

AWARENESS

Campaigns against the rising prevalence of cardiovascular diseases

RESEARCH

Support of research on risk factors for cardiovascular diseases

ADVOCACY

Programmes that educate & enlighten the public on heart issues

 

 

FUND RAISING

Organizing various programmes throughout the year to raise funds

HEART HEALTH

Promotion of Heart health & Prevention of Heart Diseases

FOOD LABELLING

Certifying food items that are healthy for consumption and heart friendly

Our Team Of Experts

Our Executive Council Members.

Chairman

Dr. Olufemi Mobolaji-Lawal

Director

Prof. Tola Atinmo

Nutrition
Director

Prof. Akin Osibogun

Global Health
Executive Director

Dr Kingsley K. Akinroye

Director

Prof. Obehi Okojie

Non-Communicable Diseases
Director

Prof. Oni Idigbe

Research
Director

Mr Dele Adetiba

Communications
Director

Prof. Fatai Adeniyi

Physical Activity/Rehabilitation
Director

Prof. Adebayo Isaac Adeyemi

Scientific Affairs
Director

Dr Oluwakemi Odukoya

Tobacco
Director

Prof. Benjamin Uzochukwu

Partnership & Advocacy
Director

Mrs Maria Taiwo Lambo

Legal
The Heart Check Food Labelling Programme
A front – of – pack labelling programme that certifies food items to be healthy for consumption and heart friendly. Foods with the certification mark represent products that are healthier choice compared to similar foods.

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