Posted by Justin on March 27, 2018

According to the Zambia Population Based HIV Impact Assessment (ZAMPHIA) 2015-2016 report, 11.6 Zambians aged between 15-59 years are infected with HIV with around 46, 000 people becoming infected annually.

To avert new HIV infections and to improve care for those living with the virus, the Ministry of Health has placed greater emphasis on scaling-up HIV combination prevention services that enable individuals to maintain their HIV negative status as well as improve access to quality treatment and care services particularly through HIV Testing, Counselling and Treatment (HTCT)

Posted by Justin on March 27, 2018

Visiting UNAIDS Executive Director Mitchel Sidibe has praised Zambia for being the first country in Africa to launch the integrated health situation room which is a computer software based innovation depicting the status of the whole health system in real time. Kenya launched a stand-alone HIV and AIDS situation room in 2015.

Posted by Justin on February 13, 2018

Breeze FM Radio station in Chipata, broadcasts to nearly all of Eastern Province, extends its coverage to Serenje in Central Province and crosses the national frontiers into Malawi and Mozambique. The Radio station’s wide reach makes it one of the most attractive forms of mass media to reach any specific target audience within and slightly outside the province.

Nyimba and Vubwi are the only districts in Eastern Province where the radio station’s signal is weak.

Posted by Justin on January 25, 2018

What was conceived as an idea to respond to concerns of rising cases of sexually transmitted infections and other health complications being presented late by young people in clinics in Mongu District of Western Province, has today evolved into a vibrant organization championing a full package of adolescent and young people’s health and socio economic rights.

Posted by Justin on January 25, 2018

THE Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) Choma branch in Southern Province has earned itself a reputation of being one of the best providers of adolescent friendly health services through an irresistible participatory learning tool known as Join-In-Circuit (JIC).

Posted by Justin on January 25, 2018

Southern Province Minister Edify Haamukale has challenged women to break social norms which expose them to risks such as HIV infection. Dr Haamukale specifically challenged women to start accessing condoms instead of depending on men for the HIV infection barrier.

Dr Haamukale was speaking in Choma on 17 January 2017 when he received a consignment of socially marketed condoms donated by MLife Insurance and Madison Health Solutions handed over by National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (ANC) Acting Director General Mr. Fortune Chibamba.

Posted by Justin on January 08, 2018

The National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) with support from UNICEF publishes a Newspaper supplement every month called Let’s Talk, dedicated to providing a platform for adolescents to share their life experiences in reproductive health, sexuality and HIV and AIDS related subjects either directly or through third party accounts.

Posted by Justin on January 08, 2018

Madison Life Insurance (MLife) Limited and Madison Health Solutions have jointly donated a consignment of socially marketed condoms valued at approximately K90, 000.00 to the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) for distribution to areas with rising numbers of new HIV infections.

Posted by Justin on December 01, 2017

The National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) has received an award of recognition from an international Non-Governmental Organisation, AIDS Health Care Foundation (AHF), for providing effective leadership in the coordination of the HIV response in Zambia.

Posted by Justin on October 25, 2017

The National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) with support from UNICEF will soon cover the whole country with broadcast programmes in its continued bid to increase its reach to adolescents as one of the key target audiences for HIV, AIDS, sexuality and reproductive health and rights information.

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