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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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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