Institute of Child Health

The Institute of Child Health in UNTH offers a wide range of services to communities in Enugu and other States in the South East Zone on Child Health.

The centre was established in 1987 under the founding Director, Dr. Winifred Kaine.

Its main goal is Child Health Promotion.


Its major objectives are:

  • Research
  • Training
  • Service


The Centre is staffed by a team of Health Professionals including:

  • Pediatricians
  • Research Fellows
  • Epidemiologists
  • Health Educators
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Nutritionists
  • Medical Records, etc.


Services – Its services which run Mondays to Fridays include:

  • Research
  • Health Education
  • Training
  • Counseling
  • Child Health Clinic
  • Growth Monitoring & Promotion
  • School Health Programme
  • Nutrition Rehabilitation
  • Community Outreach