Posts In: Nigeria

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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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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