To officially begin activities for FY 18, HIFASS-LOPIN 3 renewed the grants for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) who work in the communities to carry out the objectives of the organization at the community level. The Grant Signing ceremonies was held on the 17th and 20th November, 2017 in Cross River and Ebonyi States respectively. In
In commemoration of the annual World AIDS Day event themed “Right to Health, making it happen”, HIFASS in partnership with White Ace Initiative (WAI) on 1st December, 2017 conducted a free medical outreach on HIV/AIDS testing as hundreds of Gishiri residents were beneficiaries of the programme. Usually, in commemorating the Worlds AIDS Day, HIFASS annually
White Ace Initiative (WAI) in a collaborative effort with HIFASS on 23rd September carried out free malaria testing and deworming for 300 under 5 children, pregnant women and men in Sauka village, Waru district, Abuja. It is a rural dwelling with no electricity from the National grid or pipe-borne/portable water. The only access road to
HIFASS in collaboration with Women’s Rights and Health Initiatives (WRAHI) on 18th September 2017 paid a visit to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the temporal International market camp, Makurdi, in Benue State. The purpose of the visit was to provide succour to the affected flood victims. HIFASS’ top management staff, Lab Advisor, Col. Felix
In preparation for the fourth project year of HIFASS-LOPIN 3, a 5-day workshop was held on 18th – 21st July 2017 at the Tinapa Lakeside Resort; Odukpani, to develop a Work-plan to facilitate the mitigation of the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and families in Cross River and Ebonyi States effectively. In attendance were HIFASS
Nutrition and Referral unit of the HIFASS-LOPIN 3 project held an orientation sessions on the 4th & 5th August, 2017 to support People Living with HIV (PLHIV) as well as caregivers, to enable them maintain and improve the nutrition status of PLHIVs so they can delay the progression from HIV to AIDS – related diseases.