Posts In: Tuberculosis

ARFH Joins National TB Partners to Commemorate World Tuberculosis Day 2019 with Roadwalk, Ministerial Press Briefing & Other Activities

World Tuberculosis Day is commemorated every year on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic impact of TB and urge acceleration of efforts to end the global TB epidemic. According to Stop TB Partnership,…

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

13th September 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_5147" align="alignnone" width="640"] Prof. Isaac Adewole presenting a GeneXpert Machine to Prince Elochukwu Adibo of El-Lab Ltd, Lagos.[/caption] Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who gave the assurance on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Lagos at the “National Public/Private…

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About 2343 TB Cases Detected in ARFH’s House to House Active TB Case Finding

8th July 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_5065" align="alignnone" width="700"] Community TB Workers searching for TB cases in slum areas[/caption] As one of the Principal Recipients of the Global Fund Grant in the fight against TB in Nigeria, ARFH was able to detect about 2343 TB…

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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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Nigeria launches new paediatric anti-TB medication for Tuberculosis treatment

26th March 2018 News & Stories 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_4669" align="alignleft" width="1024"] The Honorable Minister of Health unveiling the new anti-TB drugs at the World Tuberculosis Day Ministerial Press Briefing, on Friday March, 23, 2018.[/caption] Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole during a ministerial press briefing in…

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

16th March 2018 News & Stories 1 Comment

  [caption id="attachment_4651" align="alignnone" width="766"] L-R: Dr Ahmad (NTBLCP), Prof. O. A Ladipo (President, ARFH), Dr Minal Amin (USAID), Dr Bassey Nsa (ChallengeTB), Dr Berthrand Odume (USCDC), Mr Mayowa (KNCV) at the Pre-World Tuberculosis Day Press Conference held on March…

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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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