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Increasing Access to Contraceptives in Nigeria Through Task-shifting to Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWS)

Increasing Access to Contraceptives in Nigeria Through Task-shifting to Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWS)

3rd February 2014 News & Stories 0 Comments

The proportion of women who die in pregnancy, birth or related complications remains high in Nigeria. As Africa's most populous country with a population of 168.8 million (NPC, 2012) and a growth rate of 3.2% per annum, Nigeria has high…

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria; Visits ARFH

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria; Visits ARFH

The Management and staff of ARFH welcome The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to ARFH Abuja Office and wish them successful oversight visit to Nigeria. ARFH as a Principal Recipient (Global Fund HIV&AIDS and TB Round 9),…

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Trained Community volunteers speaking to Market women in Awka, Anambra state. Photo Credit: REMI KUSIMO

Active TB Case Findings Through Community Engagement in Nigeria

Tuberculosis continues to remain a major public health problem in Nigeria. The TB burden is compounded by high prevalence of HIV in the country which stands at about 3.4 % in the general population 2012 National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health…

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Expanding Access to Care and Support for OVCs in Bauchi State

Expanding Access to Care and Support for OVCs in Bauchi State

22nd January 2014 News & Stories 0 Comments

The Links for Children OVC Project, a five-year project aimed at expanding access to care and support for 11,950 vulnerable children (VC) in three states of Nigeria (Kaduna, Bauchi, and Katsina) handed over renovated block of three classrooms School in…

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AIDSfree Generation; Reality or Myth for Young People with Disability

#AIDSfree Generation: Reality or Myth for Young People with Disability

22nd January 2014 HIV/AIDS, News & Stories 0 Comments

Mr. Oladeji Adeyemi presenting the outcome of a study on young people with visual disability and HIV/AIDS in Oyo State, South Western Nigeria at the 17th ICASA Conference Young people continue to remain at the center of the HIV/AIDS epidemic…

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Mobil Producing Supports ARFH to Reach Youth Corps Members

Mobil Producing Supports ARFH to Reach Youth Corps Members

Mobil Producing Supports ARFH to Reach Youth Corps Members with Sexual & Reproductive Health and Malaria Prevention Information The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) received support from Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) to implement a youth-focused project titled 'Improving…

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House of Rep Committee on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria visit to GF/ARFH Project Sites

On Wednesday, November 20th 2013, the President/CEO of ARFH Prof O.A Ladipo, on behalf of the Board of Trustees welcomed the Chair and members of House of Representatives Committee on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria on their visit to ARFH as…

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GF TB Project: WHO Consultants From Geneva Visit ARFH

13th December 2013 News & Stories 0 Comments

Mr. Leopold Blanc and Darcy Richardson, consultants from World Health Organization paid a curtsey visit to Association for Reproductive and Family Health, they were accompanied by Dr. Awe, the TB National Programme officer at WHO and Dr Rupert Eneogu, National…

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ARFH: Female Condom Advocacy

13th December 2013 News & Stories 0 Comments

Increase Female Condom Availability, Affordability and Accessibility One of the 13 'over looked' life-saving commodities is Female Condom which is a power tool to empower women with partners unwilling to use condom, protecting her against unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmuted…

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Professor O.A. Ladipo Speaks at the 2nd Annual Population Lecture Series

13th December 2013 News & Stories 0 Comments

Nigeria's Quest for Demographic Dividend Nigeria has been undergoing explosive population growth and has one of the highest fertility rates of 5.7 in the world (PRB 2011 Data sheet). By projections, Nigeria is one of eight countries expected to account…

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