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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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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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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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ARFH deepen efforts to reduce HIV and TB in Lagos State

10th November 2015 HIV/AIDS, News & Stories 0 Comments

  To further combat the scourge of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in high priority communities in across Nigeria, ARFH as one of the Principal recipient of the Global Fund to Fight AID, TB and Malaria grant to Nigeria has kicked-off the…

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