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Global Fund Supported Community Participation in the Management of Tuberculosis in Nigeria

The Global Fund is a funding mechanism to galvanize support for the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria. In Nigeria, the Global Fund is a major partner of the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in its fight against…

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Strengthening Community Systems for effective response to AIDS, TB and Malaria in Nigeria: Stakeholder Meets to Discuss a Country-own Framework

In Nigeria the concept of community involvement in improving health and development outcomes is not a new one. According to WHO, further progress is now needed to bring community actors and systems into full partnership with national health and social…

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Community Management of Malaria in Northern Nigeria

The Malaria Program of Association for Reproductive and Family Health has been implementing Malaria Control activities for the past four years in various States of the country, making appreciable impact at reducing Malaria diease burden on Nigerias. Working in Adamawa,…

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Korean Re-shaping Development Institute (ReDI) and ARFH Meets To Discuss Co-operation Strategy For The Nigerian Health Sector

15th May 2014 News & Stories 0 Comments

‘Health is Wealth’ goes the popular saying and therefore in every country, the health sector is critical to social and economic development with ample evidence linking productivity to quality of health care. In Nigeria, the vision of becoming one of…

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World Malaria Day 2014 – Invest in the Future, Defeat Malaria; Together We Can

World Malaria Day (WMD) was celebrated on the 25th of April, 2014. It is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the global effort to control the scourge of the deadly disease; Malaria. Each year, Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partner…

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ARFH and Partners Celebrate 2014 World TB Day

Tuberculosis-free Nigeria: Find. Treat. Cure TB 'We must work together to accelerate and remove obstacles to DOT expansion, promote top level political commitment, provide adequate financial support and improve quality of TB services throughout the country' - Prof O.A. Ladipo,…

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ARFH Celebrates Women Around The World

10th March 2014 News & Stories 0 Comments

As the world celebrates International Women's Day, ARFH remain committed to the empowerment of women in Nigeria. Recognizing the great role women are playing in promoting sustainable national development, ARFH join the international community to celebrate women who are leading…

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ARFH Participation at the 1st West and Central Africa Constituency Meeting Of The Global Fund

AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria are among key major disease burden that Nigerians are faced with daily. The substantial increase in resources dedicated to health through development assistance and other sources in the last ten years is changing the trajectory of…

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ARFH at The Launch of Newborn Publication: ‘Ending Newborn Death’

4th March 2014 News & Stories 0 Comments

As the deadline for achieving Millennium Development Goals approaches and Nigeria's Newborn mortality rates remain among the highest in the world, it is very vital that countries like Nigeria make urgent and substantial improvements in Child survival indices. But this…

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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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