Zambia

Opportunity
June 26, 2017

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Zambia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Health Management Information Systems Advisor.

Resource
May 29, 2017

HIV testing and knowledge of status are starting points for HIV treatment and prevention interventions. Among female sex workers (FSWs), HIV testing and status knowledge remain far from universal.

News
April 10, 2017

People with HIV who attended their clinic once every six months were much less likely to miss their next clinic visit, miss medication pick up or become lost to follow-up than people expected to attend their clinic once a month, a large study of patient behaviour in Zambia has found.

Resource
March 27, 2017

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has adopted an approach entitled Community Conversation (CC) to improve community engagement in addressing health challenges.

News
March 23, 2017

After a second wave of intensive household testing, a large study of the 'test and treat' strategy in Zambia is diagnosing more people with HIV, getting more people onto treatment and reducing the time between diagnosis and starting treatment, findings from the PopART study presented last month a

Resource
March 17, 2017

Zambia experiences high unmet need for family planning and high rates of HIV, particularly among youth. While male condoms are widely available and 95% of adults have heard of them, self-reported use in the past 12 months is low among young adults (45%).

News
February 22, 2017

They are curious, impulsive and renownedly reckless. Studies have indicated they remain blissfully unaware of their risks, and unequipped to face them.

News
February 19, 2017

Findings from first three of 13 countries in the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment show significant progress, highlight need for focused outreach

Resource
February 15, 2017

A programme of couples’ HIV testing and counselling in Zambia appears to result in durable reductions in sex without a condom in couples where one person has HIV and the other does not, according to an article published online ahead of print in Sexually Transmitted Infections.

Resource
January 30, 2017

The epidemiological and programmatic implications of inclusivity of HIV-positive males in voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programs are uncertain. We modeled these implications using Zambia as an illustrative example.