Posts In: Nigeria

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

6th May 2016 News & Stories 0 Comments

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

22nd April 2016 Malaria, News & Stories 0 Comments

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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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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15,554 Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Provided With Comprehensive Support

ARFH has provided 15,554 Orphans and vulnerable children with education, health, nutritional and Psychosocial support across 12 States in Nigeria through The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) Round 9 Phase II HIV/AIDS Grant to Nigeria.  This…

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ARFH calls for more support in addressing the myths and misconceptions regarding child spacing

13th July 2015 News & Stories 0 Comments

ARFH has called for more support from traditional & religious leaders in addressing the myths and misconceptions regarding child spacing. The call was made during the Second Child Spacing Day and  training of 568 women on different family planning methods in…

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Integration and collaboration key in Advocacy for Female Condoms in Nigeria

26th June 2015 News & Stories 0 Comments

Female condoms are the only woman-initiated method that offer dual protection against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. In Nigeria, it is listed among the  13 life saving essential commodities by the government of Nigeria. ARFH in partnership…

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