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JOE NWILOH HEART FOUNDATION (JNHF) was established to help bridge and reduce the wide disparity gap to technologically advanced treatments of heart disease in sub Saharan Africa compared to the rest of the developed and developing World.

JNHF’s goal is to serve as a beacon of hope to heart patients needing lifesaving surgery or other interventional treatments currently unavailable to them due to financial constraints.

Our Vision

To become a leading advocate for preventive cardiovascular care and an agent of change in improving access to high technological treatments for heart disease in sub Saharan Africa






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Heart Beat Of Soccer

In a groundbreaking development, Joe Nwiloh heart foundation in conjunction with Nigeria women football league launches the Heart beat of soccer initiative at the supersix tournament, hosted in Bayelsa state. The prroject was designed to ensure particpants at the tourney undergoes a comprehensive heart health screening for detecting potential substrates for lethal cardiac arrhythmias, which can lead to sudden cardiac arrest and death on the field.

Highlight on the the strategic partnership includes ECG tests, blood pressure checks, cholesterol and fasting blood sugar tests for participating teams. Additionally, CPR training was provided to empower all participants with skills to help save a victim of cardiac arrest. The platform also enables the particpants including players, coaches and administartors from Rivers Angels, Delta Queens, Edo Queens, Bayelsa Queens, Confluence Queens, and Robo Queens, at the supersix tournament to have access to medical professionals with niche in heart health specialty.

Special thanks to the CEO , Dr Jonathan Nwiloh for this novel project , deploying his medical expertise with on the field support from Chief cardiac physiologist Orunmwese Newton, Cardiac RN, Nkele stanley, and the entire Joe Nwiloh team that ensured the successful delivery of the project.

Here’s to stronger, healthier champions!

Heart Beat Of Soccer

How You Can Help

With absent or limited health insurance coverage across most of SSA, access to OHS is therefore very restricted as most patients are unable to pay out of pocket for these expensive procedures ranging on average from $8000 to $10000.00.


Corporations can help with a donation, fund raising, education committe or with outreach programmes.

Corporate Sponsor


Individuals can help with a donation, fund raising, education committe or with outreach programmes.

Individual Sponsor


Dr. Jonathan Nwiloh
Dr. Jonathan Nwiloh


Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Emeka Ugwu-Oju


Board Of Trustees
Chioma Okere



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2020 March

JNHF Education Program

Joe Nwiloh Heart Foundation's public education programs are also designed for corporate organizations.

The Foundation trained staff members of Nigeria Television Authority, Victoria Island Network center.

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2020 March

JNHF Donation

Recently, Joe Nwiloh Heart Foundation donated some medical equipment to Dr. Joe Nwiloh Heart Center to support cardiac care and other medical treatments.

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Joe Nwiloh Heart Foundation Heart 2 Heart Talk