Nigeria launches new paediatric anti-TB medication for Tuberculosis treatment

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole during a ministerial press briefing in commemoration of World Tuberculosis Day on Friday 23rd of March, launched a new paediatric anti-TB formulations for treatment of drug susceptible TB in children. In his speech, he explained that the new drug is dispersible and flavored, and meets the WHO optimal […]

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

  Every year, organizations around the world commemorate World Tuberculosis Day on March 24th to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global tuberculosis epidemic. Political leaders, medical practitioners and development workers may be at the forefront of tackling this […]

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: ASSISTANT FINANCE OFFICER – GLOBAL FUND CSS GRANT, LAGOS

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improved Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), HIV/AIDS Programme especially community HIV intervention, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria. ARFH offers professionals, opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. ARFH has been a Principal Recipients to the […]

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 49th Council meeting in 2002. It was believed that targeting upper primary and secondary school […]

ADVOCATES CLAMOUR FOR INTEGRATION OF HEPATITIS B AND C INTERVENTION INTO HIV PROGRAM IN NIGERIA

At a 3-day post International AIDS Society Conference workshop in Abuja, advocates and stakeholders clamoured that integration of Hepatitis B and C intervention is the way forward in the management of HIV-Hepatitis co-infections in Nigeria. At the workshop organized by the International AIDS Society (IAS) in collaboration with West Africa Infectious Disease Control Institute (WAIDI) […]

ARFH Holds Meeting to Discuss Way Forward for Female Condom Advocacy in Nigeria

To provide advocates with current Female Condom (FC) advocacy information and materials, the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) organized an update meeting in Abuja early October 2016.The meeting, organized with support from Rutgers, Netherlands through the Universal Access to Female Condoms Joint Program (UAFC), provided an opportunity for ARFH to share sample copies […]