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Welcome to Blue Gate Initiative

Blue Gate Public Health Promotion Initiative (Blue-Gate Initiative) is a Non-Governmental Organization that was inaugurated in 2010 (Incorporated in 2016)


Blue Gate Initiative was established with the sole responsibility to positively influence the health behaviour of individuals and communities as well as the living and working conditions that influence their health.


Our mission is to identify possible ways to promote public health through program implementation, support practitioners in project development and evaluation, and dissemination of project information and findings.

Our Approach to Health

Blue-Gate Initiative takes a broad approach to health as being a "state of complete physical, mental and social well-being". In our view, public health is not just the responsibility of the health sector, but encompasses all sectors who work to enhance the fundamental prerequisites for health-equity, shelter, education, food, and income. Our approaches to health include Advocacy, Health education, Psychosocial support, Empowerment and capacity building, Right to health, Mental wellbeing, Creation of supportive environment, Social mobilization, Medical support, Policy development, Environmental management and Research

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Health Promotion Programmes

WASH is the collective term for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Poor access to improved water and sanitation in Nigeria remains a major contributing factor to high morbidity and mortality rates among children under five. The use of contaminated drinking water and poor sanitary conditions result in increased vulnerability to water-borne diseases, including diarrhoea which leads to deaths of more than 70,000 children under five annually...

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Around the world, key populations face much higher rates of HIV and AIDS than the general population and are most at risk for contracting HIV. UNAIDS estimates that between 40 percent to 50 percent of all new HIV infections may occur between individuals in key populations and their immediate partner. Underreporting is common within key populations due to fears of stigma, backlash and discrimination...

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In 2000, at the Millennium Summit held in New York, World Leaders pledged to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health among other Goals (Millennium Development Goals) to ensure human development by the year 2015. Since the millennium declaration, Nigeria and many other countries are not on track to attaining the targets for reducing child mortality and improving maternal health...

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NTDs according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) are a group of 17 diseases common in middle and low-income countries particularly in continents like Asia, the Americas and Africa. Nigeria is the 7th most populous nation in the world and according to UNICEF, 70% of the population lives on less than a $1 a day. This comes with several challenges as Nigeria is laden with 25% of the burden of NTDs in Africa. Due to the deep-rooted poverty in about 51% of the population, about 10million Nigerians are at risk of contracting NTDs or already have untreated cases of NTDs...

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Tuberculosis and Leprosy are ancient diseases that (unfortunately) still constitute major public health problems in Nigeria. In addition, the social stigma associated with these diseases further compounds the problem. It has been estimated that about 460,000 new TB cases and 5,000 leprosy cases occur yearly. While the elimination target for Leprosy has been achieved nationally, progress toward the achievement global targets for TB control remains slow...

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Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and key stakeholders has launched the first National Multisectoral Action Plan (NNMSAP) for the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) for the country on 06 August, 2019...

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The UNAIDS 2016–2021 Strategy calls for bold action to Fast-Track the AIDS response. It incorporates a human rights-based approach to development and aims to leave no one behind in the AIDS response. The strategy recognizes sexual and reproductive health and rights issues, calls for comprehensive sexuality education and the removal of punitive laws, policies and practices that block an effective AIDS response, including travel restrictions and mandatory testing, and those related to HIV transmission, same-sex sexual relations, sex work and drug use....

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UP Comming Events

  2. Implementation of a project to promote economic rehabilitation and social reintegration of ex- inmates in Ibadan, Nigeria (PERSOR PROJECT) in partnership with Prison Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Oyo State Chapter
  3. Implementation of WORTH women empowerment project in Osun State
  4. Public presentation of biography book in honour of HRM (Oba) Abioye Oyebode, Olokuku of Okukuland and community video documentary

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Our programs are not possible without your generous support. With each donation, we support children's education, help vulnerable families achieve self-sufficiency, enable access to healthcare, and bring disaster and crisis relief to those in dire need. All contributions will be graciously acknowledged.

Our Financial Details:

Name of Bank: Wema Bank PLC

Account Name: Blue Gate Public Health Promotion Initiative

Account Number: 0122-6530-54