Posts In: TB

FG pledges commitment to TB control, donates TB detecting machine to El-Lab Ltd

13th September 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_5147" align="alignnone" width="640"] Prof. Isaac Adewole presenting a GeneXpert Machine to Prince Elochukwu Adibo of El-Lab Ltd, Lagos.[/caption] Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who gave the assurance on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Lagos at the “National Public/Private…

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Vacancy Announcement: Senior Finance Officer, Abuja

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Sexual and Reproductive Health, Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc.  We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement,…

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About 2343 TB Cases Detected in ARFH’s House to House Active TB Case Finding

8th July 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_5065" align="alignnone" width="700"] Community TB Workers searching for TB cases in slum areas[/caption] As one of the Principal Recipients of the Global Fund Grant in the fight against TB in Nigeria, ARFH was able to detect about 2343 TB…

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ARFH management and staff meet Global Fund New Country Portfolio Manager, Mr Ibrahim Faria

22nd June 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_4955" align="alignnone" width="626"] L-R: Global Fund Country Portfolio Manager, Mr Ibrahim Faria, ARFH Director of Finance and Administration, Mr Joseph Majiyade, ARFH President, Prof. O.A Ladipo[/caption] ARFH was hosted to a visit from Global Fund country team on Wednesday,…

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Human rights are imperative to the success of the tuberculosis response – TB Community writes UNHLMTB delegation

[caption id="attachment_4925" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo Credit: THE UNION AND THE HLM ON TB[/caption] In the light of the upcoming United Nations High-Level Meeting—United to End Tuberculosis: an urgent global response to a global epidemic (the HLM), concerned members of the…

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES 2018: A RAY OF HOPE FOR UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

15th May 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

Today is International Day of Families, which is marked every year on May 15. The focus of this year is on issues relating to family with the theme “Families and inclusive societies.” This year’s commemoration draws attention to the role…

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World Tuberculosis Day 2018: Stop TB Partnership Nigeria holds road walk for TB awareness

[caption id="attachment_4675" align="aligncenter" width="880"] Cross section of participants at the road walk at Wuse market, Abuja[/caption] On Saturday, 20th March 2018, Stop TB Partnership Nigeria in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in commemoration…

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Nigeria launches new paediatric anti-TB medication for Tuberculosis treatment

26th March 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_4669" align="alignleft" width="1024"] The Honorable Minister of Health unveiling the new anti-TB drugs at the World Tuberculosis Day Ministerial Press Briefing, on Friday March, 23, 2018.[/caption] Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole during a ministerial press briefing in…

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Journal Article: Role of Treatment Supporters Beyond Monitoring Drug Intake for TB Patients in Nigeria

The Global Fund Tuberculosis project team of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) conducted an operations research on the use of treatment supporters in the treatment and management of tuberculosis patients in Nigeria. The journal article was published in…

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ARFH SUCCESS STORY (+ VIDEO): “I Was Treated for Tuberculosis Free of Charge in Nigeria” – Barnabas Ejeh

20th December 2016 News & Stories, Tuberculosis 0 Comments

Jogging to the gym near his Jabi Abuja residence, Barnabas Ejeh encountered a small crowd listening to a few young people giving a talk at the junction near his street. As he slowed down to observe the scene and find…

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