Posts In: HIV/AIDS

WORLD AIDS DAY: ARFH’s CSS Project Has Referred 207,096 People for HIV Testing so far in 2017

World AIDS Day, designated on December 1st of every year is dedicated to HIV/AIDS awareness creation and education on AIDS prevention and control. The Theme of this year’s campaign is “Right to health” and the World Health Organization (WHO) is…

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – CSS: Benue and Cross River (NEPWHAN)

9th May 2016 HIV/AIDS 0 Comments

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT! Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria NEPWHAN, 35 Justice Sowemimo Street, Off T.Y. Danjuma Street, Asokoro Abuja Position: Assistant State Program Officer (ASPO) State: Benue Position: Transport Officer (Driver) State:  Cross River Background The role of…

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PRESS RELEASE: Health and Rights Advocates Dance4Demand in Support of Female Condoms

16th September 2015 Press Release 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                MEDIA CONTACT: September 16, 2015                                                                           Esther Agbarakwe. Tel: 09036772260   Health and Rights Advocates Dance4Demand in Support of Female Condoms September 16, 2015--Sexual and reproductive health and rights advocates around the world and in Nigeria will…

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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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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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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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