Follow Us
https://www.thebody.com/category/hiv-specific-countries/tag/zambia

The Latest

Promo Image

Reports Examine Issues of HIV Treatment Among Prisoners, Sex Workers, Sexual Minorities in Zambia

"The recent arrest of Zambian HIV treatment and human rights advocate Paul Kasonkomona for only talking about legal barriers to HIV and other health services for Zambians who are prisoners, sex workers or members of sexual minorities, raises the ques...

Promo Image

Global Press Institute Examines HIV/AIDS Among Women in Zambia

"With the HIV prevalence rate higher among women than men in Zambia, experts say the epidemic now has a women's face here and, therefore, requires more specialized intervention programs," and "[w]omen living with HIV say that women must be taught h...

Promo Image

Remembering Winstone Zulu, Zambia's Pioneering AIDS Activist

When AIDS activist Winstone Zulu died this month, the world lost a man who wasn't afraid to display a clear, hot anger about the injustice AIDS has exacted on his fellow Africans.

Zulu, the first Zambian to publicly announce his HIV status, was also...

Promo Image

Zambia: Anglican Leader Urges Acceptance of People With HIV

Preaching Wednesday to more than 3,000 people in a stadium in the mining town of Kitwe, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams called on Christians not to abandon people living with HIV/AIDS. "The church should deal with HIV and AIDS. The church in ...

Promo Image

Global Fund Freezes Zambia Aid Over Fraud Concerns

"The Global Fund \to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria] has suspended more than $300 million in health assistance to Zambia because of concerns about corruption," [Reuters reports. The cut comes one year after Sweden and the Netherlands suspended...

Promo Image

Debate Over HIV/AIDS Testing In Zambia

A high court in Zambia on Friday ruled that the Zambian Air Force (ZAF) violated the human rights of two employees when it tested them for HIV without their knowledge and subsequently fired them, IOL reports (5/28). BBC News looks at the debate over ...

Promo Image

Report: Conditions in Zambian Prisons Fueling Spread of HIV, TB

"Conditions in Zambia's prisons are so overcrowded and medical care so inadequate that they are breeding grounds for disease and pose a serious threat to public health, says a new report by Human Rights Watch, produced in association with the AIDS an...

Promo Image

Zambia: Government's SMS System for HIV Test Results

Zambia's Ministry of Health is piloting a project that sends newborn HIV test results back to community health centers via text messaging, shortening to three to five days a process that used to take up to 10 weeks and getting infected babies onto an...

Promo Image

Zambia Rejects Batch of Holed Condoms

The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) on Monday halted sales of two brands of condoms -- "Evolution" and "Hot" -- after testing revealed holes in them. "The two brands of condoms have been withdrawn for failing to meet the critical electrical freedom...

Promo Image

Zambia Calls for Accelerated Efforts in HIV/AIDS Fight

Despite an increase in the number of people presenting for HIV testing and counseling, Zambia must work harder to fight AIDS, the minister of health said Friday at a meeting of senior cabinet officials. Kapembwa Simbao said condom use remains low, at...