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  • HELPING WOMEN THRIVE Success Stories | Benue State

    HELPING WOMEN THRIVE Success Stories | Benue State

    In Benue and Plateau States, we implement the Orphans and Vulnerable Children programme within our wider HIV/AIDS program. Through this program, we empower vulnerable individuals and households in different ways to help them become economically self-reliant. Women are at the heart of their work, especially because they bear a disproportionate burden of disease prevalence and […]

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  • Physicians to Fed Govt: build resilient health systems

    Physicians to Fed Govt: build resilient health systems

    By Moses Emorinken, Abuja The Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPN) has urged the government to leverage on the opportunity created by the COVID-19 pandemic to create more resilient and transformative health systems. It noted that COVID-19 did not only negatively impact the health of Nigerians, but exposed the already fragile and weak […]

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  • APIN Plateau State & Plateau State Ministry of Health Host Youth Funfair to Improve Paediatric and Adolescent HIV Case-finding

    APIN Plateau State & Plateau State Ministry of Health Host Youth Funfair to Improve Paediatric and Adolescent HIV Case-finding

    Most HIV/AIDS programs and interventions are focused on reaching adults. Children and adolescents, a vulnerable group, are often left out and thus, underserved. To achieve HIV epidemic control by 2030, we need to specifically target this group. Children and adolescents living with HIV must be identified, linked to treatment and followed up to ensure that […]

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  • APIN Ondo’s Dr. Oluwafemi Ajayi Selected as CDC Global TB Elimination Champion

    APIN Ondo’s Dr. Oluwafemi Ajayi Selected as CDC Global TB Elimination Champion

    Dr Ajayi, along with five other individuals, initiatives and organizations around the world, was recognized for his meaningful contributions to end Tuberculosis in Nigeria. AKURE, ONDO STATE, NIGERIA — March 29, 2021 — Dr Oluwafemi Ajayi, the TB/HIV Focal Person at the Ondo State office of APIN Public Initiatives has emerged as a CDC Global […]

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  • “15+ Years of PEPFAR: How US Action on HIV/AIDS has Changed Global Health”

    “15+ Years of PEPFAR: How US Action on HIV/AIDS has Changed Global Health”

    PEPFAR investments in Nigeria have not only transformed HIV care and treatment; they have also strengthened the health system to better provide non-HIV related care. This is the summary of the talk given by APIN’s CEO, Dr Prosper Okonkwo at the “15+ Years of PEPFAR: How US Action on HIV/AIDS has Changed Global Health” event […]

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  • SCALE UP OF FAST TRACK SERVICES IN ONDO

    SCALE UP OF FAST TRACK SERVICES IN ONDO

    SCALE UP OF FAST TRACK SERVICES IN ONDO Fast Track services underscores a significant leap in the spectrum of quality service delivery. Fast Track is a model of differentiated care where a patient is guaranteed to spend less than 45 minutes at the hospital at each visit for the package of care. Differentiated care models […]

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