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“I dare known there is treatment for HIV, I wouldn’t have delayed my enrollment till this late” Story of Mrs Yekini

19th December 2018 Success Stories 0 Comments

On the 22nd of July 2018, Serifat Adekola, an ARFH Counsellor Tester (CT) in Oyo East Local Government Area of Oyo state received a call from a private clinic to come and test a heavily pregnant woman, Mrs Yekini, who…

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Detection of TB Cases through School Engagement; Story of Madam Yemisi

19th December 2018 Success Stories 0 Comments

Following the strategies of finding the missing cases came the idea to extend the House-to-House Active TB case search to schools. During this process, a Community TB Worker under Peniel Global Foundation, Mr Simeon Olugbodi, found a Presumptive TB patient,…

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Rapid Health Improvement among Patients in Ibadan North LGA, Oyo State; Story of Maryam Hamisu

19th December 2018 Success Stories 0 Comments

Nigeria ranks seventh globally and first in Africa amongst countries with the highest burden of TB. With an estimated new infection incidence rate of 322 per 100 000 population without, Nigeria is at risk of a growing epidemic. Unfortunately, in…

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ARFH Commissions new Olikoye Ransome Kuti Medical Centre

17th December 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_5305" align="alignnone" width="687"] Distinguished Guest at the commissioning[/caption] The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) commissioned the new medical centre on Friday, December 14, 2018 in Ibadan, Oyo state. The medical centre was commissioned by the Chair, Board…

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PICTURES: ARFH Conducts Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) Training for CHOs/CHEWs under NURHI 2 Project

14th December 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

  Quality of services is a measure of what happens over a period of time. All cadres of health service provider are paramount in the provision of quality service. In this vein, ARFH supported the full implementation of Task Shifting/Task…

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Coca-Cola Nigeria Plc in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Health Launches Safe Birth Initiative

6th November 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_5280" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Prof Ladipo, Dr Evelyn Ngige DPH, FMOH and Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Saraki at the launch of the event on Friday, 2nd November, 2018 in Abuja[/caption] The federal government in collaboration with the Coca Cola company and…

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Using HCD to Improve TB Case Detection in Nigeria: ARFH Joins National TB Stakeholders to conduct HCD Research

As part of the ACSM (Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization) activities of the national TB programme in Nigeria, the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in collaboration with the Breakthrough ACTION (BA), a USAID-funded Project is carrying out a…

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WORLD FOOD DAY 2018: OUR ACTIONS ARE OUR FUTURE

16th October 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

Since 1945, World Food Day is commemorated annually on October 16 to spread awareness about the importance of food security and to draw attention to millions of people suffering from hunger all over the world. The theme for World Food…

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How ARFH Celebrated the International Day of the Girl 2018

12th October 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

International Day of the Girl is a day declared by the United Nations to recognize girls’ rights and highlight gender inequalities that exist between girls and boys. It is also called ‘Day of the Girl’ and the ‘International Day of…

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ARFH Rolls Out Mobile Testing Tents to Increase Access to HIV Testing Services

4th October 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_5208" align="alignnone" width="377"] HIV mobile testing tent being used by ARFH Team in Kaduna state[/caption] As part of our strategies to enhance our delivery of community HIV counselling testing services, we recently procured and distributed HIV mobile testing tents…

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