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Fight against HIV: Orphans in Rivers get School Items worth 4 million naira courtesy ARFH-LOPIN Region 1, SUBEB

Before: Children during learning session sitting on the floor at Community Secondary School, Nkpolu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State before intervention of LOPIN 1 and SUBEB The Block Grant Intervention is an education intervention of ARFH-LOPIN Region 1 in which support…

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New Lease on Life for a Mother of two in Ibiaku Uruan in Akwa Ibom State

Mrs Offiong (not real name), a physically challenged mother of two who hails from Ibiaku Uruan LGA, Akwa Ibom State had a new lease of life with the handing over of a newly constructed 2 bedroom flat to her on…

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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’s ESMPIN Records Huge Successes as the Project Ends

The end of project meeting of the Community Based Distribution Component of the Expanded Social Marketing Project in Nigeria (ESMPIN) was held in Kaduna on April 1st 2017, to present the end of project achievements and lessons learnt. ESMPIN is a…

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STRENGTHENING IMPLEMENTATION STRUCTURE FOR FAMILY LIFE AND HIV EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

By Atibioke, O.P, Oladeji, A.O, Ojomo, O.A, Uzuegbunam, E.E, Biddy, O, Ehimatie, B.A, Hassan, A.O, Osinowo, K and Ladipo, O.A Background  The National Council on Education approved the implementation of Family Life and HIV Education (FLHE) in Nigerian schools during the…

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STRENGTHENING THE COMMUNITY COMPONENT FOR EFFECTIVE HIV PREVENTION: A SECTOR YET TO BE FULLY TAPPED

By Atibioke O.P, Oladeji, A.O, Ojomo, O.A, Ehimatie, B.A, Hassan, A.O, Osinowo, K.A and Ladipo, O.A A Paper Presented at the National HIV Prevention Conference, 2016. Hands on for HIV Prevention. Background The fight against HIV has been a long…

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CCM Executive Secretary Says ARFH’s Fight Against Tuberculosis has been a Success

Executive Secretary of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) of Global Fund grants to Nigeria, Dr Fatai Bello, said the involvement of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) as a principal recipient (PR) of the grant to fight tuberculosis in Nigeria has been…

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ARFH-SIDHAS PROJECT EMPOWERS WOMAN TO START PASTRY BUSINESS

Mrs Franca Okon is a caregiver of 6 children residing in Igueben, Edo State, Nigeria, who became a subsistence farmer after she lost her husband. She did menial farm jobs for people to feed her children, but still found it…

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