Assessment of HIV/AIDS Services in IDP Camps in Borno state

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The ongoing insurgency in the North East is the single most important threat to health care services across the region. The insurgency has claimed an estimated 20,000 lives (newspaper figures) with a record 3.3 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria (IDMC “Global view 2014 report”). This continues to be a great barrier to health

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Advocacy to Action: Strengthening Health Systems through Community Tuberculosis Care Program in Kano state


Tuberculosis (TB) is often described as the unseen shadow in every breath and the silent whisper in the rush of hail and wind that follows us wherever we go. We are sometime helpless in its grip and can only hope that our bodies are ready with its defenses as we exhale and inhale the air

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Take a Deeper Look at our work with our 2014 Annual Report!


We hope you enjoy learning more about our work and explore the interactive features of this year’s annual report. Our funders, counterparts and partners make the achievements presented here possible. Their support and encouragement enables us to turn ideas into solutions that open the doors of opportunity.

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Saving Lives and improving livelihoods through community multi – drug Resistant tuberculosis care

Tasiu (middle) standing in front of his new photography studio (February 2015) with his “directly observed treatment short course” (DOTS) provider and the Local Government TB Supervisor

Tasiu was diagnosed with multi drug resistant TB (MDR TB) in January 2014 and is one of many such patients spread across Kano State. Tasiu’s battle with tuberculosis (TB) began in 2008 while he was training to become a teacher at the Federal College of Education in Kano State. He noticed what at that time

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