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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A bright future awaits the unborn: Towards eliminating mother to child transmission of HIV


The fight to eliminate Mother-to-Child-Transmission (MTCT) of HIV in Nigeria is receiving both national and global attention. This is because Nigeria contributes 30% to the global MTCT burden. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund, “…10 percent of all new HIV infections are as a result of MTCT.” Of the 281,180 new infections discovered in

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State-Level Operational Plans for Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria, 2013–2015

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Through the USAID funded Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project, FHI 360 provided technical assistance for the development of eight state-specific operational plans to strengthen services for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and close coverage gaps by 2015. Each state-specific report outlines goals, objectives, targets and implementation approaches and is linked

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