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Professionals For Humanity (PROFOH) is a global brand that was conceived in Germany in the year 1996 and established in October 1998, during the interventions in the Jesse Fire Disaster in Deltas State, Nigeria.

That mission was supported by the Netherlands Embassy, South Africa High Commission, UNICEF, etc. Since inception, our mandate has been to provide emergency services portfolio that consists of health, quality education including providing safe drinking water and proper sanitary conditions, poverty reduction interventions, trainings, etc. around the world.

 

Our global membership is about 10,000 professionals.

 

PROFOH's headquarters was located first in Texas (2014) and recently to Washington, D.C. this year. PROFOH has and continues to strengthen the capacities and capabilities of domestic and regional health services across developing countries. 

PROFOH is now officially incorporated in the following countries, while having presence in 15 other countries:

United States  

Nigeria  

Germany 

Ghana 

Ireland 

Jamaica 

Nepal 

South Africa 

PROFOH's funding has largely come from its Board and members, and we have also received financial support from public spirited individuals; organizations and governments, including UNICEF; and the Japanese, Netherlands, and South African governments through their embassies.

Since 1998, PROFOH and its partners have conducted several education missions in public and private schools; provided writing desks; awarded scholarships; donated medical equipments and supplies to several public and private hospitals in Ghana and Nigeria; provided hundreds of households with filters for safe drinking water; immunized more than 50,000 children against Polio; and performed over 15,000  bold surgeries and more than 1.4 million out patients cases globally.

 

As an organization, we have organized world class summits and forums to recommend solutions to policy makers and respective governments on how to improve the underfunded public health sector, expand Socialized medicines and to create a better world.

PROFOH has also participated in several global conferences, roundtables and dialogues, among which are:

United Nations Conference of State parties in Marrakesh - Morocco, Dubai - UAE, Athens - Greece, Vienna - Austria, Amman - Jordan,  Istanbul -Turkey, World Bank Springs Meeting Dialogue, Washington, DC, United States. 

The organization has received ten international honors and awards, including Humanitarian Organization of the Year 2013 by GTF London and City of Athens, Greece as well as the 2021 Go-Global Award by International Trade Council, Washington, D.C., USA.

We have equally received Goodwill messages and letters of commendation from world leaders such as Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton; Koffi Anna, etc..

PROFOH is the official Strategic partner  of the Medical School of Texas A&M University since 2011-a foremost institution that has provided international leadership in the education of physicians and medical scientists in biomedical research and in the application of medical knowledge for the advance health care delivery globally. 

Some of our strategic and technical partners includes the following:

WHO TB Partnership - Geneva;

Treatment Action Group - New York; 

United Nations UNCAC - Berlin;

Global Thinkers Forum - London;

International Sanitation Organization - New Jersey;

Commonwealth Foundation - London;

Medical Mission International Texas; United Nations UNODC - Vienna;

Medaid London

Earthwide Surgical Foundation - Texas;

Drug Free Australia - Sydney;

World Bank Springs Meeting Dialogue - Washington, DC;

Global Cancer Care & Research Institute, Nairobi.

 *GLOBAL BOARD:* 

Dr. Reem Bissio, Chair - Jordanian.

Dr. Gbemuotor Kama, ED- Nigerian

Prof. Brian Camazine, American

Mr. Cliff  Henry Jarrell, American

Mr. Markus von-Have, German

Dr. Gbaranen Gbanaador, American

Ms. Melina Masanovic, Serbian.

Ms. Angela C. Johnson, American.

Dr. Conrado Ordonez, American.

Prof. Yitzhak Lippin, Israeli.

Dr. Benbella Ndive, American.

Mr. Nicolaas Herholdt, South African.

Ms. Claudia N. Scott, American.

 

 

 *ADVISORY BOARD.* 

 

Prof. Stuart Quartemont, Chair, American

Amb. Joe Ayalogu- Vice Chair, British 

Dr. Marcia Russell, Jamaican

Ms. Jutta Wisura, German 

Mr. Orson Nurse, American

Mr. Matthias Gerhardy, German 

Ms. Anita Singh, Nepalese

Mr. Yaron Aharon, Israeli 

Mr. Mansur Arif Shamsi, Indian

Dr. Alexander Rochlitz, German

Mr. Hermant Patwari, Indian 

Mr. Monday Robert, American 

Ms. Sabine Dohlus, German.

 

Non Executive Director

Mr. Allan Martin, British .

AWARDS & HONORS

  1. CNN IMPACT YOUR WORLD NOMINATION – ATLANTA, USA 2010

  2.  HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR-ATHENS GREECE 2013

  3. OUTSTANDING ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR-KATMANDU, NEPAL 2016

  4.  THE ESSENCE AWARD- LOUTH, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 2017

  5.  2021 GO GLOBAL AWARDS- WASGHINTON DC UNITED STATES 2011

  6. BEST HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION-ABUJA NIGERIA 2021

 

For Details, Contact:

Dr. Marcia Russell

Director of Public Health

info@profoh.org

 www.profoh.org

ABOUT US

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Head Quarters:

112 Upsal Street, SE, Washington, DC 20032-2481, USA.

Tel: +1713-661-9982

Email: info@profoh.org

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