Stop TB Partnership

The National Stop TB Partnership in Nigeria



The Stop TB Partnership Nigeria was formed by the National TB Control Programme (NTP), the World Heatlh Organization (WHO) and other partners (including civil society organizations, the private sector and individuals affected by TB) on 17 December 2007. The partnership's main objective is to secure political commitment for TB control, care and prevention at national, state and LGA levels in order to create a strong national response to TB. Beyond this, the partnership also works to raise additional resources (including human resources, technical expertise, financial resources and in-kind contributions) from partners in the country and from international donors.

Primary contact
Name: Mr Mayowa Joel
Function in the partnership: Executive Secretary
Organization: Communication for Development Centre
Email: info@stoptbnigeria.org
Web site: www.stoptbnigeria.org
More information about the National Stop TB Partnership in Nigeria:
  • View the Work Plan of the Nigeria Partnership
  • See list of Board members.
  • To find other partners that are currently active in Nigeria, you could use the Stop TB Partners' Directory which lists all partners' email addresses and phone numbers as well as a detailed description of their activities. To start collaborating with partners in Nigeria, please click here.
  • To read the partnership's questionnaire which gives more detail about the structure, governance and members of the partnership, please click here.
  • To read the partnership's reflections on good practices and lessons learnt on the partnering process, please click here.
  • To read the most recent presentation from the partnership, please click here.
  • For a good example from the partnership about innovative partnering agreements, please click here.
  • For a good example from the partnership about operational plans, please click here.
News from the partnership:

Stop TB Partnership Nigeria visits Minister of Health, Nigeria

Submitted by Stop TB Partnership Nigeria

Stop TB Partnership Nigeria paid a courtesy visit to the Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole on Monday, 17 October 2016. About 10 delegates from the Board of Stop TB Partnership Nigeria were at the meeting, other people in attendance included staff of the Federal Ministry of Health and the National TB Programme including the NTP Manager, Dr. Adebola Lawanson.

On behalf of Stop TB Partnership Nigeria, Prof. Lovett Lawson - its Board Chair, provided background on Stop TB Partnership Nigeria, its achievements till date, its complementary role and plans. The Minister express his appreciation of the contribution of Stop TB Partnership Nigeria towards ending TB in the country and also promises to work with all stakeholders including Stop TB Partnership Nigeria to end TB in the country.

Courtesy Visit by Stop TB Partnership Nigeria to Dr. Adebola Lawanson - the new National Coordinator NTBLCP

Submitted by Stop TB Partnership, Nigeria : Friday, 9 September 2016

The Stop TB Partnership Nigeria paid a courtesy visit to Dr. Adebola Lawanson - the new National Coordinator of National TB and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) on Friday, 9 Sept. 2016.

The delegation from Stop TB Partnership Nigeria was led by the Board Chair, Prof. Lovett Lawson and others in attendance include Dr. Queen Ogbuji (ARFH and 2nd Vice Chair); Dr. Temitayo Odusote (USAID); Dr. Bethrand Odume (US-CDC); Mayowa Joel (CfDC and Executive Secretary). While NTBLCP was represented by Dr. Adebola Lawanson and some other staff members.

The delegation from Stop TB Partnership Nigeria shared the background on the Partnership and provided update on its activities, achievements and potentials. Dr. Lawanson was happy about to know more about Stop TB Partnership Nigeria especially its role in complementing the efforts of the government and other stakeholders to end TB in Nigeria. While appreciating the efforts of Stop TB Partnership Nigeria so far, Dr Lawanson also challenged the Partnership on the need to do more especially to increase community awareness on TB, increase political profile of TB and advocate for increased domestic resources. She also promised to work with Stop TB Partnership Nigeria to achieve the vision of a Nigeria free of TB.

More photos are available on the Facebook page of Stop TB Partnership Nigeria https://www.facebook.com/StopTBng

Media Briefing of the Stop TB Partnership Nigeria

Stop TB Partnership Nigeria held its first Media Briefing in Abuja on Thursday, 28 January.? Over 25 media representatives were at the event including notable TV and Radio stations, and print and online media. The event was an opportunity to interact with the media representatives, brief them on the activities and plans of the Partnership and also share the news of the acceptance of Hajia Aisha Muhammadu Buhari - the Wife of the President - to champion the efforts to end TB in Nigeria.

Follow on twitter - https://twitter.com/StopTBNigeria/status/692963243829104640

Nigeria Stop TB Partnership website launched

Submitted by Dr. Olanrewaju Oladimeji , Nigeria Stop TB Partnership Secretariat.

The Nigeria Stop TB Partnership (NSTBP) has officially launched their website, http://stoptbng.org, at a board meeting held at the KNCV Head office in Abuja.

The website was officially launched by the National Coordinator, National TB and Leprosy Control Programme, Dr. Gabriel Akang, and Co-launched by Dr. Gidado Mustapha, Country Representative, KNCV TB Foundation.

The website was designed by an organization, Social Good Nigeria (http://socialgood.ng) and the domain registration and hosting was sponsored by the Center for Community HealthCare, Research and Development, CCHRAD (http://cchrad.org).

The NSTBP website was created to aid efforts at ending TB totally in Nigeria and globally. The website will provide robust information on TB activities in Nigeria, and act as an advocacy tool in creating awareness in Nigeria and globally.

You can also like them on their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/StopTBng

Nigeria Stop TB Partnership Board Meeting held in Abuja

The meeting of the Board of the Nigeria Stop TB Partnership was held on the 25th of June at the Mansel conference room, Zankli Medical Center, Utako, Abuja. The meeting was Chair by the Chairman of The Board Professor Lovett Lawson and had 15 members in attendance. Some of the important points discussed were the activation of the website, CAC registration of the organization, opening of the organization account, funding for the Secretariat and other activities, presentation of the Work Plan , appointment of the Executive Secretary, Financial Secretary as well as sub-committee chairs and the strategic engagement of the members of Parliament in TB care and control in Nigeria.

For more details kindly write to Dr. Olanrewaju Oladimeji, Secretariat Nigeria STBP droladfb@gmail.com

Introducing New executive, Board Members and Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Stop TB partnership to you

Nigeria Stop TB Partnership was established to create a massive movement of organizations with individuals committed to the fight against TB in order to "work-our-talk" bolster action and leverage resources for TB elimination by 2050. In 2007 a task force was set up to develop the constitution, a strategic plan and to conduct elections of executive members of the Partnership.

Election of the new Executive Members of the Nigeria Stop TB Partnership was concluded in May 2015 with the inauguration of the new body on the 13th - 14th May. The election was conducted by an electoral committee who received 30 nominations from different organizations being categorized into nine constituencies and had used the secret ballot system for voting.

Professor Lovett Lawson was elected Chairman of the Executive Board and chaired the first meeting. He offered an office space at the Zankli Medical Centre for a temporary secretariat office and the help of Dr. Olanrewaju Oladimeji who was appointed as the secretary of the board.

Technical Assistance from Stop TB Secretariat to Stop TB Nigeria

Submitted by the Nigeria Stop TB Partnership - March 2012

From 12 to 17 March the Nigeria Stop TB Partnership received a visit by the Global Stop TB Partnership. The main purpose of the visit was to provide technical assistance to strengthen the partnership and its influence in the country, as well as to develop a strategic and operational TB plan together with stakeholders. Read more.






TB in Nigeria
  • The current situation and the progress made in TB control in Nigeria can be found here. [.pdf]
  • Global Fund grants currently in progress in Nigeria can be found here.
  • Technical assistance in Nigeria is coordinated through the TB Technical Assistance Mechanism.