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ADVOCATES CLAMOUR FOR INTEGRATION OF HEPATITIS B AND C INTERVENTION INTO HIV PROGRAM IN NIGERIA

11th November 2016 HIV/AIDS, News & Stories 0 Comments

At a 3-day post International AIDS Society Conference workshop in Abuja, advocates and stakeholders clamoured that integration of Hepatitis B and C intervention is the way forward in the management of HIV-Hepatitis co-infections in Nigeria. At the workshop organized by…

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Goodwill Message by Professor Ladipo at UNFPA Launch of SWOP Report 2016 (+ VIDEO)

The President/CEO of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH), Professor Oladapo Ladipo, delivered a goodwill message at the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) Launch of the State of the World Population Report 2016. The event was held at…

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ARFH Holds Meeting to Discuss Way Forward for Female Condom Advocacy in Nigeria

24th October 2016 HIV/AIDS, News & Stories 0 Comments

To provide advocates with current Female Condom (FC) advocacy information and materials, the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) organized an update meeting in Abuja early October 2016.The meeting, organized with support from Rutgers, Netherlands through the Universal Access…

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NMEP Media Literacy Training Inspires ARFH Staff and Others

The 2-day National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) media literacy training conducted on 15th and 16th June 2016 in Abuja inspired participants representing the various malaria stakeholders. The objective of the training was to impart to stakeholders skills needed for effective…

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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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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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580 LONG LASTING INSECTICIDAL-TREATED NETS DISTRIBUTED IN KATSINA BY ARFH AND PARTNERS

580 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) were distributed during an outreach programme in 3 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Katsina State to commemorate World Malaria Day 2016. The Expanded Social Marketing Project in Nigeria (ESMPIN) of the Association for Reproductive…

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REPORT: Landscaping Analysis of Reproductive Health and Family Planning Policies in Nigeria: A Review of Inclusion of Female Condoms

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) with funding support from the United Nations Commission on Life Saving Commodities (UNCOLSC) and Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) through Rutgers, Netherlands, implemented a…

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FROM DRIVER TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILLOR: The Story of Labaran Aduga, a Transport Officer at ARFH

Labaran Mohammed Aduga has been working at the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) for a decade as a transport officer, until his community approached him to bring his experience as a health development worker to the fore. Mr…

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Malaria Intervention Activities Conducted as Countdown to World Malaria Day 2016

As part of countdown activities to World Malaria Day, commemorated every year on 25th April, a two-day exercise was held at Mpape community, Abuja on the 19th and 20th of April 2016. The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH),…

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