The National AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections Control and Hepatitis Programme (NASCP) is a division of the Department of Public Health, in the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health (FMH).

The concept of NASCP and its mandate is to coordinate the formulation and effective implementation of the Nigeria government policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures for the prevention of new HIV infections as well as improve on the existing treatment, care and support for those persons already infected and affected by the virus in the country.

The Division operates through eight technical areas each coordinated by component heads.

The HIV Health sector response is 70% of the Multi-sector approach, hence the largest of all the sectoral responses.The sector is both Formal and Informal which comprises of :

  1. Public (Govt., Federal, State & LGA)
  2. Private-not-for-profit
  3. Private-for-profit