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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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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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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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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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Stakeholders in Tuberculosis Control Urge The President-Elect To Make Tuberculosis Control A Priority

FEATURE IMAGE, R-L: Mrs. Kehinde Osinowo, Director of Programs, ARFH; Prof. O. A Ladipo (OON). President & CEO, ARFH ; Dr. Ayodele Awe, NPO, World Health Organisation at the Global Fund TB Grant PRs/SRs Review Meeting   Stakeholders working to…

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Dr. Queen Ogbuji, Elected As Second Vice Chair for Nigeria Stop TB Partnership

Dr. Queen Ogbuji, ARFH TB Coordinator has been elected 2nd Vice Chair of the Nigeria Stop TB Partnership. The election took place at the Inaugural meeting of Nigeria Stop TB Partnership held in Abuja on the 14th of May 2015.…

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