Making a difference through mass media


Effective communication has long been recognized as the gateway to impactful programming at all levels of project planning, engagement, implementation, monitoring and feedback to the community. Factual information on transmission and cure of TB has remained inadequate resulting in treatment failures and ever increasing incidence of DR-TB in Nigeria. This informed the decision by FHI

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Managing BSL-3 laboratory in a secondary level facility in low income countries – FHI 360 experience

The indoor HVAC system

With the emerging threat of DR-TB in Nigeria, the NTBLCP pioneered an initiative to herald the monitoring of resistance to first line anti-TB drugs in the country. In response to this initiative, FHI 360 with funding support from USAID, established the first ever secondary level BSL 3 laboratory in Nigeria. The laboratory was established at

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Drug Resistant TB treatment center spurs government into action


The Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Kano is located in Fagge local government area of Kano State and services the entire population in North West Nigeria. The health facility is one of the three drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) treatment centers established by FHI 360, in collaboration with the NTBLCP and with funding from the USAID.

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The Nigeria Institute for Medical Research gets world class DR-TB laboratory


The Nigeria Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a centre of excellence in basic, applied and operational research for the promotion of national health and development in Nigeria. To position it to play greater roles in DR-TB diagnosis, treatment monitoring and research, FHI360, in partnership with the NTBLCP and funding from USAID, strategically established a

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