Our Story

APIN Public Health Initiatives is a leading non-governmental organization that focuses on the provision of prevention, care and treatment services to patients with diseases of public health significance such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. APIN also provides technical assistance to relevant government agencies to strengthen the delivery of Reproductive Health, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Laboratory services.

Use the interactive timeline below to follow our story from 2000 to present day
  1. Click the circles under each date or use the arrows to go through an interactive timeline of our history

  2. The Harvard School of Public Health

    The Harvard School of Public Health(HSPH) initiated HIV/AIDS research and prevention initiative in Nigeria, with funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  3. Commenced Implementation

    The HSPH project began implementing HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program with from the U.S president's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

  4. Independent NGO

    APIN was established as an independent NGO as a result of activities under the PEPFAR grant. Then called AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, the organization aimed to build local capacity and ensure the sustainability of programs targeted at HIV/AIDS and other diseases in Nigeria.

  5. First Grant

    APIN received its first grant an independent grantee, while still operating as a sub recipient to HSPH till 2012.

  6. Rebranding

    APIN rebranded and changed its name from AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria to APIN Public Health Initiatives

  7. Implementing Partner

    APIN is a direct implementing partner to the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and now implements projects outside the HIV/AIDS thematic area and has diversified its funding base to include other donor organizations. Our scope of practice has broadened to address other current and emerging public health issues. We work closely with the Federal Government of Nigeria and relevant stakeholders to strengthen policy & governance, service delivery systems, infrastructure and workforce capacity for health.