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Posts In: Tuberculosis

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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Traditional Birth Attendants as key influencers for linking Pregnant Women to HIV Testing Services

ARFH is implementing community HIV testing services in 46 Local Government Areas (LGAs)across Five Global Fund priority states – Akwa-Ibom, Imo, Kaduna, Oyo and Rivers. One of the key objectives of this intervention is to ensure that pregnant women and…

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How Cough Officers Can Change the Narrative in the Search for Missing TB Cases in Nigeria

[caption id="attachment_5200" align="alignnone" width="606"] ARFH Director of Programs, Mrs Kehinde Osinowo (Middle) flanked by HAF Programme Manager, Mr Oladipo Owoyomi with Cough Officers in Lagos State.[/caption] Nigeria is one of the most populous countries in the world with a population…

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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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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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ARFH’s Fraud Reporting Telephone Lines and Email Address

The hotlines are as follows: +2348073111514 +2347038993592 Email: whistleblowing@arfh-ng.org

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Health Minister Inaugurates ARFH’s CEO and 25 others as National Advocates for Health

Nigeria's Minister for Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, inaugurated ARFH's President/CEO, Professor Oladapo Ladipo, as a National Advocate for Health, along with 25 others in Abuja on November 27th 2017. The certificate, signed by the Federal Ministry of Health and Health Policy…

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14,285 TB CASES DETECTED THROUGH ARFH’S ACTIVE CASE FINDING PROJECT

14,285 tuberculosis cases were detected through the Active Case Finding (ACF) Project of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) from February 2016 to September 2017. The ACF which is funded by the Global Fund grant to fight TB,…

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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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