Posts In: Tuberculosis

ARFH’s Engagement with Community Leaders Increases Tuberculosis Case Finding in Nigeria

VIDEO: ARFH and TCCI Engage with Community Leaders and Stakeholders at a TB Launch Meeting in Chafuyi Village, Abuja, Nigeria. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU8oeebrZ9M The Chief of Chafuyi Village, in Abuja, HRH Isah Dangiwa, said that engagement and awareness has helped to detect…

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Journal Article: Role of Treatment Supporters Beyond Monitoring Drug Intake for TB Patients in Nigeria

The Global Fund Tuberculosis project team of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) conducted an operations research on the use of treatment supporters in the treatment and management of tuberculosis patients in Nigeria. The journal article was published in…

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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…

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CALL FOR TRAINING PROPOSAL ON BIOSTATISTICS AND MANAGEMENT INCLUDING USE OF SOFTWARE

13th February 2017 Uncategorised 0 Comments

The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH), a Principal Recipient (PR) under the Global Fund New Funding Model Tuberculosis grant; is currently seeking for competent international organizations to provide a detailed training proposal on data management including use of data…

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ARFH SUCCESS STORY (+ VIDEO): “I Was Treated for Tuberculosis Free of Charge in Nigeria” – Barnabas Ejeh

20th December 2016 News & Stories, Tuberculosis 0 Comments

Jogging to the gym near his Jabi Abuja residence, Barnabas Ejeh encountered a small crowd listening to a few young people giving a talk at the junction near his street. As he slowed down to observe the scene and find…

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PICTURES: Dr Ogbuji of ARFH Chaired a Session at The National Tuberculosis Conference

27th May 2016 News & Stories 0 Comments

Dr Queen Ogbuji, the Tuberculosis Programme Coordinator of the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) chaired a session at the two-day National Tuberculosis (TB) Conference organized by the Stop TB Partnership in Nigeria, which held in Abuja on 17th…

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ARFH’S ACTIVE TUBERCULOSIS CASE FINDING PROVES EFFECTIVE IN JIGAWA AND KADUNA STATES

Using the active Tuberculosis (TB) case finding of house to house search, the number of TB cases detected in Nigeria’s Jigawa and Kaduna states have increased very significantly. TB case notification in quarter 1 of 2016, compared to quarter 4…

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FROM DRIVER TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILLOR: The Story of Labaran Aduga, a Transport Officer at ARFH

6th May 2016 News & Stories 0 Comments

Labaran Mohammed Aduga has been working at the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) for a decade as a transport officer, until his community approached him to bring his experience as a health development worker to the fore. Mr…

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Connecting the Dot; Community Volunteers and TB Case Finding in Nigeria

20th July 2015 News & Stories 0 Comments

Communities Volunteers (CV) are key to connecting individuals to facilities where health services are provided. Sub-optimal access to health services remains a major bottleneck to the elimination of TB as a public health issue. This is related to the low…

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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.…

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