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 formative research in four States (Lagos, Rivers, Enugu and Kano) using Human-Centred Design (HCD) methodology […]

FG pledges commitment to TB control, donates TB detecting machine to El-Lab Ltd

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who gave the assurance on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Lagos at the “National Public/Private Mix (PPM) Summit for Tuberculosis Control in Nigeria”, disclosed that budgetary allocation for TB control would be increased in the 2019 budget. He wouldn’t give details of the allocation but added: “We will likewise […]

ARFH Strengthens the Managerial Capacity of 9 Sub-Recipients Through Provision of Technical Assistance

ARFH consistently provides technical assistance to the Sub-recipients which include four International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Association in Nigeria, namely The Leprosy Mission Nigeria (TLMN), Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Initiative Nigeria (LTR), German Leprosy and TB Relief Association (GLRA) and the Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB). Others are Health Alive Foundation, TB Network, Kaduna and Ebonyi State […]

World Tuberculosis Day 2018: Stop TB Partnership Nigeria holds road walk for TB awareness

On Saturday, 20th March 2018, Stop TB Partnership Nigeria in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in commemoration of World Tuberculosis Day, held a road walk in Abuja to raise awareness about Tuberculosis. The road walk was the last of a weeklong activities planned for the event, which started […]

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, Professor Oladapo Ladipo said that funding from states is a condition precedent for the Global […]

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 to End TB”, while the #WTBD2017 slogan in Nigeria is: “Accelerating Tuberculosis Case Finding and […]

Minister for Health hands over New Vehicles donated by ARFH to state governments

Nigeria’s Minister for Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, handed over four Toyota Hilux pickup trucks donated by the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) to state governments on June 30, 2016, in Abuja. The brand new pickup trucks procured from the Global Fund grant and donated through the National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli-Ulcer Control Programme […]