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ARFH RESEARCH: Effects of peer education on AIDS knowledge and sexual behavior among youths on national service and secondary school students in Nigeria

Young persons are disproportionately affected by the impact of HIV in Nigeria. This paper presents findings from an evaluation of a national youth HIV prevention program designed to determine the effects of HIV prevention intervention (HPI) on Youths on Compulsory…

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Connecting the Dot; Community Volunteers and TB Case Finding in Nigeria

20th July 2015 News & Stories 0 Comments

Communities Volunteers (CV) are key to connecting individuals to facilities where health services are provided. Sub-optimal access to health services remains a major bottleneck to the elimination of TB as a public health issue. This is related to the low…

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iCCM: Bringing Hope to Hard-To-Reach Communities in Northern Nigeria

  [caption id="attachment_2387" align="alignright" width="486"] Isiaku being admitted at the health facility following referral[/caption] Isiaku Abubakar is now able to eat and play again like many other children in Kebbi and Adamawa states, thanks to the EU-funded UNICEF-ARFH collaboration with…

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COMMUNITY SYSTEM STRENGTHENING; ONE PROGRAMME, MULTIPLE IMPACTS

As communities continue to face the challenges posed by AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria, efforts to bring services to them have been intensified as part of the Community System Strengthening (CSS) with strong agreement that community participation in the response…

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15,554 Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Provided With Comprehensive Support

ARFH has provided 15,554 Orphans and vulnerable children with education, health, nutritional and Psychosocial support across 12 States in Nigeria through The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) Round 9 Phase II HIV/AIDS Grant to Nigeria.  This…

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ARFH calls for more support in addressing the myths and misconceptions regarding child spacing

13th July 2015 News & Stories 0 Comments

ARFH has called for more support from traditional & religious leaders in addressing the myths and misconceptions regarding child spacing. The call was made during the Second Child Spacing Day and  training of 568 women on different family planning methods in…

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The Impact Of HIV And AIDS On Children In Nigeria

2nd July 2015 News & Stories 0 Comments

Human Immuno-deficiency Virus/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is reversing many of the hard-won development gains in many sub – Saharan countries including Nigeria and leaving populations more vulnerable to poverty, malnutrition, ill health, and mortality, especially infant mortality. The…

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Integration and collaboration key in Advocacy for Female Condoms in Nigeria

26th June 2015 News & Stories 0 Comments

Female condoms are the only woman-initiated method that offer dual protection against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. In Nigeria, it is listed among the  13 life saving essential commodities by the government of Nigeria. ARFH in partnership…

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Stakeholders in Tuberculosis Control Urge The President-Elect To Make Tuberculosis Control A Priority

FEATURE IMAGE, R-L: Mrs. Kehinde Osinowo, Director of Programs, ARFH; Prof. O. A Ladipo (OON). President & CEO, ARFH ; Dr. Ayodele Awe, NPO, World Health Organisation at the Global Fund TB Grant PRs/SRs Review Meeting   Stakeholders working to…

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Dr. Queen Ogbuji, Elected As Second Vice Chair for Nigeria Stop TB Partnership

Dr. Queen Ogbuji, ARFH TB Coordinator has been elected 2nd Vice Chair of the Nigeria Stop TB Partnership. The election took place at the Inaugural meeting of Nigeria Stop TB Partnership held in Abuja on the 14th of May 2015.…

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