Posts In: Tuberculosis

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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ARFH Collaborates With National TB and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) To Commemorate 2015 World TB Day

As part of efforts to draw global attention to the health problem, March 24th is celebrated every year as the World Tuberculosis Day and the day is designed to build public awareness about tuberculosis and efforts to eliminate the disease.…

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Nigerian Government launches National Strategic Plan on Tuberculosis Control for 2015-2020

The Federal Ministry of Health has launched the National Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis (TB) Control, 2015-2020 and the Dissemination of the First National TB Prevalence Survey Report. While delivering his keynote address at the event lately, the Supervising Minister of…

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ARFH TB AND HIV GLOBAL FUND PROJECT- ACHIEVEMENT STORY

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is a leading Indigenous organisation established since 1989 as a non-profit, non-governmental organisation. ARFH has been a Principal Recipient of the Global Fund Grant to Nigeria since 2007. Achievements on HIV Grant  Improving Educational…

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IMPROVING ACCESS TO QUALITY EDUCATION IN RURAL COMMUNITIES IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

The HIV/AIDS epidemic has been in Nigeria since 1986 but long before then, orphans and children in especially difficult circumstances have been of major concern in most child-oriented programming. The situation which already existed due to other causes of orphaning…

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Global Fund TB Project Round 9 Quarters 2 PR–SR Review Meeting Held in Abuja

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) is a gap-filling mechanism that galvanizes support for the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria, working with partners to support the most effective prevention and treatment services. ARFH as one…

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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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