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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. ThisĀ 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 […]
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ENGAGEMENT OF PATENT MEDICINE VENDORS (PMVs) IN FINDING MISSING TB CASES IN AKWANGA, KARU 1 & 2, KEFFI, NASARAWA AND WAMBA LGAs OF NASARAWA STATE IN DECEMBER 2020

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 17, 2022
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The PMVs conducted outreaches in different communities across their respective LGAs. These outreaches were used to educate the communities on tuberculosis signs and symptoms, the availability of free treatment and the need to conduct free evaluation for persons who have cough in their communities. The total number of attendees was 437, the total number of […]
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Engagement of patent medicine vendors (PMVs) in finding missing TB cases in Akwanga, Karu, Keffi, Nasarawa and Wamba LGAs of Nasarawa State in September 2020

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 17, 2022
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The PMVs conducted outreaches in different communities in their LGAs. These outreaches were used to educate the communities on tuberculosis signs and symptoms, the availability of free treatment and the need to conduct free evaluation for persons who have cough in their communities. A total of 29 outreaches were conducted in the above LGAs. The […]
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ENGAGEMENT OF PATENT MEDICINE VENDORS (PMVs) IN FINDING MISSING TB CASES IN AKWANGA, KARU, NASARAWA AND WAMBA LGAs OF NASARAWA STATE IN OCTOBER 2020

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 17, 2022
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The PMVs conducted outreaches in different communities in their LGAs. These outreaches were used to educate the communities on tuberculosis signs and symptoms, the availability of free treatment and the need to conduct free evaluation for persons who have cough in their communities. A total of 12 outreaches were conducted in the above LGAs. The […]
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Intra-Facility Orientation, Sensitization and CONTINUOUS MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME) for PRIVATE FOR PROFIT (PFP) Health facilities in Wamba, Akwanga, Nasarawa, Keffi and Karu LGAs of Nasarawa State in September 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 […]
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Free Medical Outreach in Umuoji Anambra State.

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On May 17, 2022
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IPCD organized a free medical outreach in Umuoji town of Idemili North LGA, Anambra State. During the outreach, free medical consultations were provided to community members. Adult community members were screened for various diseases especially hypertension, diabetes mellitus, tuberculosis and other diseases. Free treatment was given to persons needing drug treatment. An optometrist was also […]
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Celebration of World TB Day Celebration in Umme Community of Nasarawa-Eggon, Nasarawa State

  • Posted by IPCD
  • On April 17, 2022
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24th March of every year is celebrated as World TB Day. This coincides with the day in 1882 when Robert Koch discovered the bacteria that causes Tuberculosis. Initiative for Prevention and Control of Diseases (IPCD) celebrated this year’s World TB Day on 25th March 2022 at Umme Community, Nasarawa Eggon, Nasarawa State. Community awareness on […]