The Centre for Health Sciences Training, Research and Development (CHESTRAD) is a global non-state, not-for-profit social enterprise 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.