ARFH is one of the leading indigenous non-profit organisations in Nigeria committed improving the quality of life of underserved and vulnerable communities by promoting access to quality health care and harnessing community capacities for sustainable development. Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is a national, non-governmental organization established in 1989 and registered in 1991. The organization has her headquarters in Ibadan and 3 other offices in Abuja, Kaduna and Katsina. with a mission to initiate promote and implement in partnership with other organizations, developmental, HIV & AIDS, SRH and family planning program and interventions for young people and adult through capacity building, technical assistance, operations research, and evaluation to improve the quality of life in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa.
The Global Fund is a partnership designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. As an international organization, the Global Fund mobilizes and invests more than US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in more than 100 countries. In partnership with governments, civil society, technical agencies, the private sector and people affected by the diseases, we are challenging barriers and embracing innovation.
The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) was established in 1989 by the Government of Nigeria to coordinate TB and leprosy control efforts in Nigeria. Its mandate was further expanded to include Buruli ulcer control in 2006. The Federal Government of Nigeria established the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme within the Department of Public Health in the Federal Ministry of Health. It is headed by the National Coordinator who is supported by a team of medical officers, laboratory scientists and other support staff. Similarly, the State TB and Leprosy Control Programme (STBLCP) is located within the Department of Public health or Primary Health Care in the respective State Ministries of Health. Each STBLCP team comprises of a medical Officer as the State TB/Leprosy Control Officer and 2-3 TBL Supervisors (TBLS).
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria is a non-governmental organization that focuses on HIV/AIDS related problems in Nigeria. It was established as an affiliate to the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore in 2004.
The Lagos State ministry of health is an integral partner of Damien Foundation Nigeria in the figth against Lebrosy and tuberculosis in the state, with support of Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB), a referral centre for Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease Centre) was established at Harvey road, Yaba and is to commence Leprosy Elimination Campaigns in various LGAs to further create awareness about the disease and identify more patients.
The University College hospital (UCH) is the pioneer teaching hospital in Nigeria attached the University of Ibadan, Damien Foundation runs an ultramordern DR-TB treatment center and institute where Multi Drug Resistant TB Patients are Treated.
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) was established in 1903 as an umbrella organization for Dutch tuberculosis control, supporting community-based initiatives across the country and facilitating the exchange of best practices. KNCV was among the founding members of the UNION and STOP TB Partnership. During the 115 years of its existence and to this day KNCV plays a key role in eliminating TB in the Netherlands and supporting high prevalence countries in strengthening and optimizing TB control within national health strategies. Whereas the Netherlands has reached the pre-elimination phase, TB remains the deadliest infectious disease worldwide. KNCV has been indispensable in the evolution towards a robust and watertight TB control system in the Netherlands, building on technical expertise and placing patients and family‘s social support at the center.