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1.                   Assignment Name:
A multi disciplinary study of MSM in Nigeria (Men study 2006).                  
 
Country:
Nigeria
 
Location within country:
Lagos, South West Nigeria
Ibadan South West Nigeria
 
Name of Clients:
University of Toronto
Social Behavioral and Epidemiological unit
 
Duration of study:
3 months
 
Approx, value of the study
$25,000.00
 
Name of Associated Consultants:
Dr. S. Adebayo M.D
Dr. T. Myers MD.
O. Odumuye M.Sc
 
START DATE
February – April 2006
 
Name of Senior Professional Staff ARN and functions Performed
Oladare Odumuye       -           Team leader/co-coordinator
Mandy Okwudili Nwafor-       Project Coordinator
Bisi Alimi                                -           Researcher
 
Narrative Description of Project
The project was a survey to study the behaviors and sexual identities of MSM in Nigeria and their knowledge about HIV/AIDS, STDs.
 
Description of actual services provided by ARN within the assignment:
 
1.                  Studied the existing structures and organizations within the MSM community
2.                  Carried out survey on sexual identity and relationships within the MSM community
3.                  Field interviews, collation of data, and preparation of reports.
 
 
 
 
 
2.         Assignment Name:
            MSM, HIV/AIDS/STI/HCT/Condom use Peer education workshop.
 
Country:
Nigeria
 
Location within country:
Abuja, FCT
 
Duration of Study:
Five days
 
Name of clients:
UNAIDS
 
Approx, value of the study
$10,000.00
 
START DATE
March 20-25 2007
 
Name of Associated Consultants:
LUTH, JAAIDS, NHVMAG, MSF Clinic Lagos
Rasha Bahgat
 
Name of Senior Professional Staff ARN and functions Performed
Oladare Odumuye       -           Team leader/co-coordinator
Bisi Alimi                                -           Project Coordinator
Adolphus O. Anene     -           Project Assistant
                       
 
Narrative Description of Project
Peer education workshop with the overall aim of conducting capacity building and training programmes for the targeted population. The peer educators were also trained on BCC and supported to make an MSM inclusive IEC Brochure that will be distributed nationally.
 
 
 
 
3.         Assignment Name:
 
Integrated Bio behavioral surveillance survey (IBBSS) 2007s
 
Country:
Nigeria
 
Location within country:
Lagos, Kano, and Cross River states
 
Name of Clients:
GHAIN, FHI
 
Name of Associated Consultants:
Dr. Mrs. Tito Ayinigba, MD
Dr. Obinna C. Onyekwena, MD
Sara heresy
 
START DATE
June-July 2007
 
Names of ARN staff involved, and functions Performed
Esien Kokoete Esiere-Field Researcher
Ifeanyi Kelly Orazulike-Technical Committee Member
Chinedu Efekandu-Field Researcher
Adolphus Oliver Anene-Field Researcher
 
NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT
The project was a survey to study the behaviors of MSM in Nigeria and their knowledge about HIV/AIDS, STDs. ARN provided linkages to the MSM community, and also helped in the field research and data collection.
 
 
 
 
 
4      Assignment Name:
 
Formation of the Sexual Minorities Against AIDS in Nigeria (SMAAN) network.
 
Country:
Nigeria
 
Location within Country:
Abuja
 
Names of support partners:
National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)
UNAIDS
Civil Society on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (CiSHAN)
 
Name of associate consultant:
Rasha Bahgat (UNAIDS)
 
Date:
December 2007
 
Names of ARN staff involved:
Ifeanyi Orazulike
Charles Tom Nwoke
Adolphus O. Anene
 
Narrative description of task:
To form a network of Organizations in Nigeria that work for and with the LGBTI community.
Develop a constitution, and a two year work plan.
Plan a four (4) day meeting
 
 
 
5.         Assignment name
Assessing the HIV/AIDS burden among MSM in the FCT
 
Location
Abuja, Nigeria
 
Amount
$10,000
 
Name of clients and partners
American Funds for AIDS Research (AmFAR)
Center for the Rights to Health (CRH)
 
Duration
May 2008 – August 2008
 
Names of ARN staff and volunteers involved
Ifeanyi Kelly Orazulike
Adolphus Oliver Anene
Toyin Talabi
Victor Charles Aweke
Chiedu Ifekandu
Temilade Oluremi
 
Narrative description of research
In order the carry out an effective intervention program among MSM, 297 respondents were assessed using a questionnaire filled by trained research assistants. Respondents were gotten using multiple sampling methods. 
 
 
 
1.    Assignment name
10 month HIV/AIDS intervention program among MSM in Abuja.
 
Country
Nigeria
 
Location
Abuja
 
Amount
$12,000
 
Name of clients and partners
Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN)
Center for the Rights to Health (CRH)
 
Duration
July 2008 – may 2009
 
Name of ARN staff involved
Ifeanyi Kelly Orazulike
Adolphus Oliver Anene
Toyin Talabi
Victor Charles Aweke
 
Narrative description of intervention
ARN, in partnership with CRH, will provide 400 MSM in the FCT with HCT services, STI Syndromic Management, Peer education, and condoms and lubricants.
 
 
 
2.                  ASSIGNMENT NAME
MEN’S HEALTH NETWORK, NIGERIA (a CDC Supported project)
 
 Country
Nigeria
 
Location
Abuja, Lagos and Calabar
 
Amount
Approximately $800,000
 
Name of clients and partners
Population Council (Lead Partner)
African Regional Sexuality Resource Center (ARSRC)
African Health Project (AfrHP)
The Independent Project (TIP)
National AIDs Vaccine and Microbicides Advocacy Group (NAVMAG)
 
Duration
5 years (from October 2008)
 
Name of ARN staff involved
Ifeanyi Kelly Orazulike
Adolphus Oliver Anene (Seconded to the project full time)
Toyin Talabi
 
 
Narrative description of intervention
ARN, with other partners will provide a comprehensive prevention package, as well as treatment and care to Most At Risk Men (MARM), and their partners (male or female) in the project cities. ARN will manage and moderate linkages with MSM in Abuja and Calabar using KOL networks. Clients will be availed a smart-card technology for referrals and purchase of services at our identified friendly service delivery sites.
 
 
3.                  ASSIGNMENT NAME
Conducting a Needs Assessment for MSM in Abuja and Lagos
 
Country
Nigeria
 
Location
Abuja and Lagos
 
Amount
Approximately $3,000
 
Name of clients and partners
FHI/GHAIN
The Independent Project (TIP)
 
Duration
6th – 10th October, 2008
 
Name of ARN staff involved
Ifeanyi Kelly Orazulike (community mobilizer)
Adolphus Oliver Anene (interviewer)
Toyin Talabi (Logistics)
 
 
Narrative description of activity
FHI supported this activity to enable them study behaviors of MSM and assess risk. This will be used to understand the kind of intervention to carry out in Abuja and Lagos.
 

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