Raising the Bar in Laboratory Quality System Management: How one individual is making a difference in the public health delivery sector


The “Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS)” project is implemented by Family Health International (FHI360) and partners with funding support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project has worked assiduously to institute global standards across the various segments of Nigeria’s public health delivery sector. Towards realizing this objective, the SIDHAS

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Needles and Threads: The Enchanting Story of Hajara Yusuf


Hajara Yusuf lost her husband on 29th October, 2011. Before his untimely death, he worked with the State Ministry of Health, Bauchi as an office clerk. His death left Hajara with the responsibility of caring for thirteen (13) dependents from the little proceeds flowing from her farmland. Hajara remained resolute in her determination to survive

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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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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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