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USAID Funded Akwa Ibom AIDS Indicator Survey

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  Akwa Ibom was chosen by the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and Akwa Ibom State authorities as one of its focus states for scaling up HIV prevention and control strategies. However, data that could be used to guide this scale up

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Partnering to Control Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria: The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Multidrug-Resistant TB Lab Story

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Nigeria is one of the ten high burden countries for tuberculosis (TB) in the world[1]. In 2015 alone, there were an estimated 10.4 million new (incident) TB cases worldwide and Nigeria ranked 4th out of the six countries that accounted for 60% of these new cases. Nigeria also

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Reaching the base of the pyramid

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As a global healthcare company with over 90 years of experience in innovation and leadership in diabetes care, Novo Nordisk has made a long-term commitment to improving access to treatment for people with diabetes.

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ONE RIGHT MOVE IS ALL IT TAKES – The Akwa Ibom Experience

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BACKGROUND
 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 undeserved.

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