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2022 IPCD ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On September 6, 2022
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Initiative for Prevention and Control of Disease (IPCD) held her annual General meeting at Dannic Hotels Enugu on 3rd June 2022. Members who were physically present included Dr. Joseph N. Chukwu (Member IPCD Board of trustees), Dr. Chijioke Osakwe (President, IPCD), Mrs. Ekezie Eugenia (IPCD Imo State Coordinator), Dr. Ochuenwike  Edith (Anambra State Coordinator), Mrs. Anne Adzufeh […]
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MEETING WITH PRIVATE HOSPITALS PATENT MEDICINE VENDORS IMPLEMENTING TB CONTROL ACTIVITIES IN WAMBA AND KEFFI LGAs OF NASARAWA STATE, NIGERIA

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On June 24, 2022
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IPCD officers held meetings with private hospitals and patent medicine vendors collaborating with it in the implementation of various TB control activities between 11th and 26th May 2022. The IPCD Program Manager and M & E Manager, LGA  Coordinators, facility TB focal persons as well as the local government TB and Leprosy Supervisors (LGTBLS) for Karu, […]
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COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND SCREENING OF COMMUNITY MEMBERS FOR TUBERCULOSIS IN EBUTE METTA, LAGOS STATE

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On June 23, 2022
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The Initiative for the Prevention and Control of Diseases (IPCD) in partnership with the Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB) and Lagos State TB Programme conducted screening for TB among community members of  Market Street, Oyingbo – Ebute Metta, Lagos Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos State on 14 September 2021. Oyingbo is a densely populated community […]
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IPCD PARTNERS WITH CHARISTMATIC RENEWAL MINISTRY, IPAJA TO CONDUCT FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH IN IPAJA COMMUNITY OF ALIMOSHO LGA, LAGOS STATE

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On June 23, 2022
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As part of the NGOs commitment to healthier communities in Nigeria, the NGO collaborates with Community based Organizations (CBOs), government and religious organizations in providing free medical screening and treatment in communities. IPCD conducted a free medical outreach in Ipaja community in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State in collaboration with Charismatic Renewal Ministries (The […]
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AKABOR VILLAGE, MBAUKWU, ANAMBRA STATE GETS FREE MEDICAL OUTREACH

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On June 22, 2022
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As part of our mission in building healthier communities, IPCD carries out humanitarian activities in communities in collaboration with government bodies, public health facilities and other NGOs. IPCD Anambra team in collaboration with the TB Unit of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Awka, Anambra State TB and SAWOR organization organized a medical outreach at AKABOR […]
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Health Awareness Creation in Imo State

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 23, 2022
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Two outreaches were conducted by the Imo State IPCD team. These outreaches took place at, Nnerim, Isu LGA and Ogbaku in Mbaitoli LGA in September 2021. A total of 147 persons were screened for TB and other investigations, 32 of them were identified as presumptive TB, 7 were diagnosed with TB, 3 for Diabetes Mellitus, […]
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MONITORING OF TB ACTIVE CASE SEARCH ACTIVITIES IN NASARAWA STATE

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 20, 2022
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IPCD, with funding from the Global Fund, carries out active search for persons with Tuberculosis (TB) in the communities in the 13 LGAs of Nasarawa State. This activity is carried out in collaboration with community based organizations (CBOs) that are operating in these LGAs. As part of our responsibility for ensuring that this activity is […]
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SEARCHING FOR PEOPLE WITH TB IN THE COMMUNITIES

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 20, 2022
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The NGO has been conducting TB active case searches in selected slums and communities in Anambra, Delta, Enugu, Imo, Lagos and Nasarawa States since 2017. This entails the implementation of the following activities: Advocacy and sensitizations of community leaders and relevant stakeholders on TB. Awareness creation on TB in communities Screening of community members for TB […]
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CARING FOR PATIENTS WITH DRUG-RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 19, 2022
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The Initiative for Prevention and Control of Diseases (IPCD) implements the Community Programmatic Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis patients (CPMDT) in all 13 LGAs in Nasarawa State. The aim of this project is to effectively manage the DR-TB (Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis) patients taking treatment in the community, monitor their daily drug intake while making sure they also […]
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SUPERVISORY VISITS TO PRIVATE HEALTH FACILITIES IMPLEMENTING THE TB-LON PPM PROJECT IN AKWANGA, KARU 1 AND 2, KEFFI, NASARAWA AND WAMBA LGAs IN NASARAWA STATE IN NOVEMBER, 2020

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 17, 2022
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The Initiative for Prevention and Control of Diseases (IPCD) is implementing the TB LON PPM project in Nasarawa state. The goal of the project is to engage private for profit practitioners (PFP), community pharmacists (CPs) and patient medicine vendors (PMVs) in the identification, diagnosis and treatment of TB at the community level. This project is […]