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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: THE IMPORTANCE OF EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVES IN THESE TIMES OF CRISIS

The International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12th August to promote better awareness of the guidelines of the United Nations’ ‘WPAY’ agenda to improve the situation of youths around the world. The theme of #InternationalYouthDay 2017 is “Youth…

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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY IS AUGUST 12: ARFH ADVOCATES FOR QUALITY HEALTH AND EDUCATION FOR YOUTH TO BUILD PEACE

The International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12th August to promote better awareness of the World Programme for Action for Youth (WPAY) a practical guideline of the United Nations’ agenda to improve the situation of youths around the…

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25th WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK IS AUGUST 1 – 7 2017

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World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August all over the globe to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. The theme for 2017 World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2017 is: “Sustaining Breastfeeding…

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WORLD POPULATION DAY 2017 (11TH JULY) THEME IS FAMILY PLANNING: EMPOWERING PEOPLE, DEVELOPING NATIONS

World Population day is an annual event commemorated on 11th July to raise awareness on global population issues such as the importance of family planning, gender equality, maternal health, human rights and poverty. The theme of #WPD2017 is ‘Family Planning:…

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ARFH’s Engagement with Community Leaders Increases Tuberculosis Case Finding in Nigeria

VIDEO: ARFH and TCCI Engage with Community Leaders and Stakeholders at a TB Launch Meeting in Chafuyi Village, Abuja, Nigeria. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU8oeebrZ9M The Chief of Chafuyi Village, in Abuja, HRH Isah Dangiwa, said that engagement and awareness has helped to detect…

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Journal Article: Role of Treatment Supporters Beyond Monitoring Drug Intake for TB Patients in Nigeria

The Global Fund Tuberculosis project team of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) conducted an operations research on the use of treatment supporters in the treatment and management of tuberculosis patients in Nigeria. The journal article was published in…

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54,000 Access HIV tests through ARFH in Quarter 1 of 2017

[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="4095,4093"] 285 people tested positive for HIV out of 54,075 tested through referrals by Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) in 12 Nigerian states in 2017’s first quarter. 58,716 were referred by Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) working…

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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula is 23rd May

23rd May is International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, a day to raise awareness and increase efforts to end obstetric fistula. Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. It is a…

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ARFH, FMOH AND DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS REVIEW FEMALE CONDOM COUNSELLING TOOLS FOR HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDERS IN NIGERIA

The Association for Reproductive and Family Health, the Federal Ministry of Health and other Family Planning stakeholders reviewed and improved female condom counselling poster, flyer and guide for health service providers in Nigeria. This was a project activity done after…

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25TH APRIL IS WORLD MALARIA DAY

World Malaria Day (#WMD) is commemorated every year on 25th April to recognize global efforts to prevent and control Malaria. Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria. In 2012, malaria caused an estimated 627,000 deaths, mostly among…

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