Posts In: Tuberculosis

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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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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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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World Tuberculosis Day 2018, on the search for TB Leaders in Nigeria

16th March 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

  [caption id="attachment_4651" align="alignnone" width="766"] L-R: Dr Ahmad (NTBLCP), Prof. O. A Ladipo (President, ARFH), Dr Minal Amin (USAID), Dr Bassey Nsa (ChallengeTB), Dr Berthrand Odume (USCDC), Mr Mayowa (KNCV) at the Pre-World Tuberculosis Day Press Conference held on March…

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VIDEO DOCUMENTARY: The Search For Tuberculosis Cases in Bauchi State, Nigeria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiEXZqg-6Os&t=3s The Active Case Finding (ACF) Project of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) funded by the Global Fund grant to fight TB in Nigeria, is a strategic approach for increasing Tuberculosis case detection. ARFH commenced the project…

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ARFH Advocates for State Governors to Fund Tuberculosis Programmes

VIDEO: ARFH Advocates for State Governors to Fund Tuberculosis Programmes The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) has called for Nigerian governors to provide counterpart funding for tuberculosis test and treatment programmes in their states. The President/CEO of ARFH,…

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“OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH ARFH IS KEEPING OUR TEAM AND PERFORMANCES VERY SHARP” – NLR INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5H_Bt7MC5YY&feature=youtu.be VIDEO: "Our Partnership with ARFH is Keeping Our Team and Performances Very Sharp" - Jan Van Berkel, International Director, NLR International Director of the Netherland Leprosy Relief (NLR), Jan Van Berkel said ARFH’s supervision of the Tuberculosis project in…

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ARFH’s Engagement with Community Leaders Increases Tuberculosis Case Finding in Nigeria

VIDEO: ARFH and TCCI Engage with Community Leaders and Stakeholders at a TB Launch Meeting in Chafuyi Village, Abuja, Nigeria. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU8oeebrZ9M The Chief of Chafuyi Village, in Abuja, HRH Isah Dangiwa, said that engagement and awareness has helped to detect…

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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 JOINS TB PARTNERS IN NIGERIA TO COMMEMORATE WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY 2017 (#WTBD2017)

The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) participated actively to commemorate World Tuberculosis Day, which is held on 24th March every year worldwide to raise awareness about Tuberculosis. The theme of the 2017 World TB Day Commemoration is: “Unite…

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