Posts In: Tuberculosis

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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ARFH JOINS TB PARTNERS IN NIGERIA TO COMMEMORATE WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY 2017 (#WTBD2017)

The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) participated actively to commemorate World Tuberculosis Day, which is held on 24th March every year worldwide to raise awareness about Tuberculosis. The theme of the 2017 World TB Day Commemoration is: “Unite…

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ARFH SUCCESS STORY (+ VIDEO): “I Was Treated for Tuberculosis Free of Charge in Nigeria” – Barnabas Ejeh

20th December 2016 News & Stories, Tuberculosis 0 Comments

Jogging to the gym near his Jabi Abuja residence, Barnabas Ejeh encountered a small crowd listening to a few young people giving a talk at the junction near his street. As he slowed down to observe the scene and find…

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Minister for Health hands over New Vehicles donated by ARFH to state governments

Nigeria’s Minister for Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, handed over four Toyota Hilux pickup trucks donated by the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) to state governments on June 30, 2016, in Abuja. The brand new pickup trucks procured from…

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Global Fund and Stop TB Partnership Renew Memorandum of Understanding with Global Drug Facility

[caption id="attachment_3411" align="aligncenter" width="714"] Source: www.stoptb.org[/caption] To optimize access to TB health products in countries receiving the Global Fund grant to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, The Global Fund renewed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Stop TB Partnership’s Global…

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CCM Executive Secretary Says ARFH’s Fight Against Tuberculosis has been a Success

Executive Secretary of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) of Global Fund grants to Nigeria, Dr Fatai Bello, said the involvement of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) as a principal recipient (PR) of the grant to fight tuberculosis in Nigeria has been…

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ARFH’S ACTIVE TUBERCULOSIS CASE FINDING PROVES EFFECTIVE IN JIGAWA AND KADUNA STATES

Using the active Tuberculosis (TB) case finding of house to house search, the number of TB cases detected in Nigeria’s Jigawa and Kaduna states have increased very significantly. TB case notification in quarter 1 of 2016, compared to quarter 4…

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HOUSE TO HOUSE ACTIVE TUBERCULOSIS CASE SEARCH HOLDS PROMISE TO INCREASING CASE FINDING

The active case finding commenced in February 2016 by Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the strategic approaches currently being employed in the Global Fund New Funding Model (NFM) for increasing Tuberculosis case detection. This is…

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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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