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 […]

ARFH deepen efforts to reduce HIV and TB in Lagos State

  To further combat the scourge of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis in high priority communities in across Nigeria, ARFH as one of the Principal recipient of the Global Fund to Fight AID, TB and Malaria grant to Nigeria has kicked-off the implementation of the global fund new funding model for HIV and TB across States in […]


As communities continue to face the challenges posed by AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria, efforts to bring services to them have been intensified as part of the Community System Strengthening (CSS) with strong agreement that community participation in the response to HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and malaria is essential to controlling these epidemics. In the HIV/AIDS […]

Dr. Queen Ogbuji, Elected As Second Vice Chair for Nigeria Stop TB Partnership

Dr. Queen Ogbuji, ARFH TB Coordinator has been elected 2nd Vice Chair of the Nigeria Stop TB Partnership. The election took place at the Inaugural meeting of Nigeria Stop TB Partnership held in Abuja on the 14th of May 2015. Other elected officers includes; Prof Lovett Lawson as Chairman and Dr. Ayodele Awe as the 1st […]

Nigerian Government launches National Strategic Plan on Tuberculosis Control for 2015-2020

The Federal Ministry of Health has launched the National Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis (TB) Control, 2015-2020 and the Dissemination of the First National TB Prevalence Survey Report. While delivering his keynote address at the event lately, the Supervising Minister of Health and Minister of State for Health, Khaliru Alhassan (Dr) said that until recently, the […]

GF TB Project: WHO Consultants From Geneva Visit ARFH

Mr. Leopold Blanc and Darcy Richardson, consultants from World Health Organization paid a curtsey visit to Association for Reproductive and Family Health, they were accompanied by Dr. Awe, the TB National Programme officer at WHO and Dr Rupert Eneogu, National TB and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP). The team was welcomed by Prof. A. O Ladipo, […]

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