The Centre for Health Sciences Training, Research and Development (CHESTRAD) is a global non-state, not-for-profit developmental agency established in 1992. It is registered in Nigeria as a Corporation Limited by Guarantee and is tax-exempt. It is also registered in the United Kingdom as a Company Limited by Guarantee
(Registration number: 03249311) and is a public charity (1058387). In the United States of America, it enjoys tax exempt contributions and funds from its 501(c)3 supporting organization "The American Friends of CHESTRAD".
CHESTRAD is not-for-profit in orientation, registered in the United Kingdom as a charity, enjoying diplomatic status in Nigeria through its pan-African health systems advocacy programme ACOSHED as well as benefiting from the its 501 (c) 3 supporting organisation, the American Friends of CHESTRAD.
Polio Eradication Is Achievable and Urgent, Declare 400+ Global Scientists
Experts from 80 countries cite time-limited opportunity, endorse comprehensive new eradication strategy
Dr Lola Dare of Centre for Health Sciences Training, Research and Development (CHESTRAD) joined hundreds of scientists, doctors and other experts from around the world to launch theScientific Declaration on Polio Eradication today,declaring thatan end to the paralyzing disease is achievable and endorsing a comprehensivenew strategy to secure a lasting polio-free worldby 2018. The declaration’s launch coincides with the 58th anniversary of the announcement of Jonas Salk’s revolutionary vaccine.