Mission Statement: 

  • IFAIN is committed to improving the quality of life of children in Nigeria, and the rest of the world, by reducing the burden of infectious and related diseases.



  • Reduce childhood mortality and morbidity as related to infectious disease 
  • Improve disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • Work with and grow capacity within the local health care system 



  • Provide credible local disease burden and incidence rates of childhood infectious diseases
  • Conduct new and innovative research to capture the true etiology of disease
  • Support local health care infrastructure by providing improved diagnostic capabilities through the provision of diagnostic equipment
  • Train health care professionals and students
  • Work and collaborate in full cooperation with like-minded individuals and organizations, both locally and internationally, who share common goals