Scientific Poster: Human resource for management of HIV/AIDS

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The provision of Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) in Akwa Ibom is mainly offered in secondary facilities with physicians providing ART management to clients. However, the paucity of physicians as well as skewed distribution of healthcare workers toward urban areas resulted in rural areas being underserved. (more…)


NGO empowers 1,830 health workers for prevention in Akwa Ibom

Workers look for holes in mosquito netting at the A to Z Textile Mills factory producing insecticide-treated bednets in Arusha, Tanzania, May 10, 2016. (REUTERS/Katy Migiro)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded programme, Malaria Action Programme for States (MAPS), has built the capacity of 1,830 health workers for malaria prevention in Akwa Ibom. (more…)


Redefining possibilities: Empowering the Caregivers


For many years, Mrs. Elizabeth Abiodun could only see life from the prism of her pain and agony. She watched her children go hungry and unable to go to school like other children around them. Life had lost its meaning to her as she struggled constantly to put food on the table. So was her story until the USAID funded SIDHAS project through support to one of its implementing agencies (Humanity Family Foundation for Peace and Development) gave her children hope for a brighter future. (more…)


Improving the lives and Livelihoods of PLHIV in Yala LGA of Cross River State


Stigma, discrimination and poverty are some of the greatest challenges facing people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in Yala Community, Cross River State and elsewhere. The USAID funded and FHI360 led Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project works to mitigate these challenges and improve the quality of life of PLHIV and people affected by AIDS (PABA) through care and support activities.  The Areya support group plays an integral role in providing care and support services to PLHIV in Yala and through the SIDHAS project the group benefits from activities aimed at improving their overall health, wellbeing and livelihood. (more…)