A republic in southern Africa, south of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and TANZANIA, and north of ZIMBABWE. Its capital is Lusaka. It was formerly called Northern Rhodesia.
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Chemical, biological, or medical measures designed to prevent the spread of ticks or the concomitant infestations which result in tick-borne diseases. It includes the veterinary as well as the public health aspects of tick and mite control.
The geographical area of Africa comprising ANGOLA; BOTSWANA; LESOTHO; MALAWI; MOZAMBIQUE; NAMIBIA; SOUTH AFRICA; SWAZILAND; ZAMBIA; and ZIMBABWE.
Substances or mixtures that are added to the soil to supply nutrients or to make available nutrients already present in the soil, in order to increase plant growth and productivity.
Accumulations of solid or liquid animal excreta usually from stables and barnyards with or without litter material. Its chief application is as a fertilizer. (From Webster's 3d ed)
A food group comprised of EDIBLE PLANTS or their parts.
Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
A system for the collection and/or processing of data from various sources, and using the information for policy making and management of health services. It could be paper-based or electronic. (From http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTHEALTHNUTRITIONANDPOPULATION/EXTHSD/0,,contentMDK:22239824~menuPK:376799~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:376793,00.html. http://www.who.int/healthinfo/systems/en/)
Management of public health organizations or agencies.
Integrated set of files, procedures, and equipment for the storage, manipulation, and retrieval of information.
Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.
Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably expected to live.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
An acute diarrheal disease endemic in India and Southeast Asia whose causative agent is VIBRIO CHOLERAE. This condition can lead to severe dehydration in a matter of hours unless quickly treated.
The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
Individuals responsible for various duties pertaining to the medical office routine.
Organizations composed of members with common interests and whose professions may be similar.
The principles of proper conduct concerning the rights and duties of the professional, relations with patients or consumers and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the professional and interpersonal relations with patient or consumer families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.
Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
Computer programs or software installed on mobile electronic devices which support a wide range of functions and uses which include television, telephone, video, music, word processing, and Internet service.
A type of MICROCOMPUTER, sometimes called a personal digital assistant, that is very small and portable and fitting in a hand. They are convenient to use in clinical and other field situations for quick data management. They usually require docking with MICROCOMPUTERS for updates.
Communication between CELL PHONE users via the Short Message Service protocol which allows the interchange of short written messages.
Focusing on certain aspects of current experience to the exclusion of others. It is the act of heeding or taking notice or concentrating.
Systems designed to provide information primarily concerned with the administrative functions associated with the provision and utilization of services; also includes program planning, etc.
The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.
Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.
Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.
Specialized health care, supportive in nature, provided to a dying person. A holistic approach is often taken, providing patients and their families with legal, financial, emotional, or spiritual counseling in addition to meeting patients' immediate physical needs. Care may be provided in the home, in the hospital, in specialized facilities (HOSPICES), or in specially designated areas of long-term care facilities. The concept also includes bereavement care for the family. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.
Travel by a group of physicians for the purpose of making a special study or undertaking a special project of short-term duration.
The practice of medicine concerned with conditions affecting the health of individuals associated with the marine environment.
The physical effects involving the presence of electric charges at rest and in motion.
Electric power supply devices which convert biological energy, such as chemical energy of metabolism or mechanical energy of periodic movements, into electrical energy.
Devices that control the supply of electric current for running electrical equipment.
Eating an excess amount of food in a short period of time, as seen in the disorder of BULIMIA NERVOSA. It is caused by an abnormal craving for food, or insatiable hunger also known as "ox hunger".
A quantitative measure of the frequency on average with which articles in a journal have been cited in a given period of time.
Units that convert some other form of energy into electrical energy.

Understanding lay perspectives: care options for STD treatment in Lusaka, Zambia. (1/712)

Understanding lay persons' perceptions of STD care is critical in the design and implementation of appropriate health services. Using 20 unstructured group interviews, 10 focus group discussions and 4 STD case simulations in selected sub-populations in Lusaka, we investigated lay person perspectives of STD services. The study revealed a large diversity of care options for STD in the communities, including self-care, traditional healers, medicine sold in the markets and streets, injections administered in the compounds, private clinics, health centres and hospital. The factors identified as influencing care seeking behaviour are: lay referral mechanisms, social cost, availability of care options, economics, beliefs, stigma and quality of care as perceived by the users.  (+info)

HIV stress in primary school teachers in Zambia. (2/712)

A study was made of stress factors experienced by primary school teachers in Zambia after they had attended a course on stress management and counselling skills. Their pupils were significantly affected by poverty, death and illness of parents, fellow-pupils and teachers, teenage sex and pregnancy, violence in the home and, among girls, low self-esteem. The HIV epidemic had a major bearing on these factors, and there were wide-ranging effects on the teachers' own lives. Despite the training they had been given, many teachers felt that they could not adequately counsel their pupils on these matters. The teachers were in need of continuing support and training to enable them to cope with this aspect of their work.  (+info)

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled field trial to determine the efficacy and safety of Malarone (atovaquone/proguanil) for the prophylaxis of malaria in Zambia. (3/712)

Malaria poses a major health risk to people who are exposed to infection in malaria-endemic areas. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted to determine the efficacy and safety of Malarone (250 mg of atovaquone/100 mg of proguanil hydrochloride per tablet) for the chemoprophylaxis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Zambia. Adult volunteers received a three-day treatment course of Malarone to eliminate pre-existing parasitemia and were then immediately randomized to treatment with either one Malarone tablet daily (n = 136), or one placebo tablet daily (n = 138) for at least 10 weeks. Malaria blood smears were prepared on a weekly basis and a failure of chemoprophylaxis was defined as any subject who had a positive blood smear, or who withdrew from the study due to a treatment-related adverse event. The prophylaxis success rates in the Malarone and placebo groups were 98% and 63%, respectively (P < 0.001). The most commonly reported adverse events with at least a possible causal relationship to study medication were headache and abdominal pain, which occurred with a higher incidence in the placebo group. No subjects were withdrawn from the study due to a treatment-related adverse event. Thus, Malarone appears to have an excellent safety and efficacy profile for the chemoprophylaxis of P. falciparum infection.  (+info)

Does the availability of blood slide microscopy for malaria at health centers improve the management of persons with fever in Zambia? (4/712)

Some Ministries of Health in Africa plan to make blood slide microscopy available in peripheral health centers to improve malaria diagnosis over the current practice, which relies solely on clinical findings. To assess whether microscopy improves the management of febrile persons in health centers, we prospectively reviewed medical records of all outpatients visiting six health centers with laboratories in Zambia during a 2-3-day period. Staff interviews and a blinded review of a series of blood slides from each facility by two expert microscopists were also conducted. Of 1,442 outpatients, 655 (45%) reported fevers or had a temperature > or = 37.5 degrees C. Blood slide microscopy was ordered in 28-93% of patients with fever (mean = 46%). Eighty-eight (35%) patients without parasitemia were prescribed an antimalarial drug. Antimalarial drugs were prescribed with equal frequency to those who were referred for a blood slide (56%) and those not referred (58%). The sensitivity of microscopy was 88% and the specificity was 91%. Use of malaria microscopy varied widely, indicating that clinicians are not using standard criteria for ordering this test. Although diagnosis by microscopy was generally accurate, it appeared to have had little impact on the treatment of persons with fever. Guidelines for using blood slide microscopy are needed and prescription of antimalarial drugs should be discouraged when slide results are negative.  (+info)

Short report: prevalence of antibodies against spotted fever, murine typhus, and Q fever rickettsiae in humans living in Zambia. (5/712)

The causative agents of rickettsial diseases (Rickettsia conorii, R. typhi, and Coxiella burnetii) have been reported throughout the African continent. However, there have been no reports on epidemiologic surveys of these infections in Zambia. This study was designed to clarify the prevalence of three rickettsioses in 377 humans in Zambia. The seroprevalence of antibodies against R. conorii, R. typhi, and C. burnetii was 16.7%, 5.0%, and 8.2%, respectively. The rates of antibody positivity against R. conorii and C. burnetii were higher in the eastern (23.1% and 11.8%) and western (16.8% and 7.4%) areas of Zambia than in the northern (3.0% and 3.0%) area of this country. There was little difference among the three areas in the distribution of antibodies against R. typhi. Since cattle breeding is more extensive in the western and eastern areas than in the northern area, it is thought that cattle-breeding areas are foci of R. conorii and C. burnetii infections in Zambia.  (+info)

United nations estimates of HIV prevalence in Zambia under attack.(6/712)

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Replicated evolution of trophic specializations in an endemic cichlid fish lineage from Lake Tanganyika. (7/712)

The current phylogenetic hypothesis for the endemic Lake Tanganyika cichlid fishes of the tribe Eretmodini is based solely on morphology and suggests that more complex trophic morphologies derived only once from a less specialized ancestral condition. A molecular phylogeny of eretmodine cichlids based on partial mitochondrial DNA cytochrome b and control-region sequences was used to reconstruct the evolutionary sequence of trophic adaptations and to test alternative models of morphological divergence. The six mitochondrial lineages found disagree with the current taxonomy and the morphology-based phylogeny. Mitochondrial lineages with similar trophic morphologies are not grouped monophyletically but are typically more closely related to lineages with different trophic phenotypes currently assigned to other genera. Our results indicate multiple independent origins of similar trophic specializations in these cichlids. A pattern of repeated divergent morphological evolution becomes apparent when the phylogeography of the mitochondrial haplotypes is analyzed in the context of the geological and paleoclimatological history of Lake Tanganyika. In more than one instance within Lake Tanganyika, similar morphological divergence of dentitional traits occurred in sympatric species pairs. Possibly, resource-based divergent selective regimes led to resource partitioning and brought about similar trophic morphologies independently and repeatedly.  (+info)

Integrating reproductive health: myth and ideology. (8/712)

Since 1994, integrating human immunodeficiency virus/sexually transmitted disease (HIV/STD) services with primary health care, as part of reproductive health, has been advocated to address two major public health problems: to control the spread of HIV; and to improve women's reproductive health. However, integration is unlikely to succeed because primary health care and the political context within which this approach is taking place are unsuited to the task. In this paper, a historical comparison is made between the health systems of Ghana, Kenya and Zambia and that of South Africa, to examine progress on integration of HIV/STD services since 1994. Our findings indicate that primary health care in Ghana, Kenya and Zambia has been used mainly by women and children and that integration has meant adding new activities to these services. For the vertical programmes which support these services, integration implies enhanced collaboration rather than merged responsibility. This compromise between comprehensive rhetoric and selective reality has resulted in little change to existing structures and processes; problems with integration have been exacerbated by the activities of external donors. By comparison, in South Africa integration has been achieved through political commitment to primary health care rather than expanding vertical programmes (top-down management systems). The rhetoric of integration has been widely used in reproductive health despite lack of evidence for its feasibility, as a result of the convergence of four agendas: improving family planning quality; the need to improve women's health; the rapid spread of HIV; and conceptual shifts in primary health care. International reproductive health actors, however, have taken little account of political, financial and managerial constraints to implementation in low-income countries.  (+info)

There are few data on predictors of HIV progression in untreated children in resource-limited settings. Children with HIV Antibiotic Prophylaxis (CHAP) was a randomized trial comparing cotrimoxazole prophylaxis with placebo in HIV-infected Zambian children. The prognostic value of baseline characteristics was investigated using Cox models. Five hundred fourteen children aged 1 to 14 (median 5.5) years contributed 607 years follow-up (maximum 2.6 years). Half were boys, and in 67%, the mother was the primary carer; at baseline, median CD4 percentage was 11% and weight was less than third percentile in 67%. One hundred sixty-five children died (27.2 per 100 years at risk; 95% confidence interval 23.3-31.6). Low weight-for-age, CD4 percentage, hemoglobin, mother as primary carer, current malnutrition, and previous hospital admissions for respiratory tract infections or recurrent severe bacterial infections were independent predictors of poorer survival, whereas oral candidiasis predicted poorer ...
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Background: There are few medium-term virologic data in children from resource-limited settings taking adult fixed-dose-combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) without viral load monitoring. Methods: CHAP2 (Children with HIV Antibiotic Prophylaxis 2) is a prospective cohort of Zambian children using d4T/3TC/NVP adult Triomune30 dosed according to WHO guidelines. Results: A total of 103 children (19 with previous antiretroviral therapy) had follow-up >6 months. Median age at cART initiation was 8 years (IQR, 6-12) and CD4 8% (4-12). At 24 months, CD4% had increased by a median of 15% (7-25). For 74 children viral load was known/inferred: 51 of 74 (69%) had viral load 1000 copies/mL. Of 26 children with resistance data, 25 (96%) had NNRTI resistance; 22 (84%) had M184V; 2 (8%) had Q151M; and 1 (4%) each had K65R, L74V, or K70E. Eight (31%) had ≥1 TAM. Those failing virologically with a genotypic sensitivity score of 0 for first-line therapy had a somewhat smaller increase in CD4% from ...
NET Television travels 9,000 miles to chronicle the work of Dr. Charles Wood, head of the University of Nebraska-Lincolns Center for Virology, who, with his Zambian Partner Dr. Chipepo Kankasa, is educating mothers about HIV transmission. Like Nebraska, the African country of Zambia is in the center of a continent, its countryside dotted with cornfields, villages and gas stations. But thats where the similarities end. Zambia is in the midst of a devastating epidemic, in which one out of five people in the capitol city of Lusaka is HIV positive. Hearts of Zambia documents the struggle to combat a deadly enemy, but its also a story about much more than disease and death. Thinking back o the people we met, we realized that what defines Zambia is not HIV and AIDs, says producer Christine Lesiak. What defines Zambia is hope.. ...
NET Television travels 9,000 miles to chronicle the work of Dr. Charles Wood, head of the University of Nebraska-Lincolns Center for Virology, who, with his Zambian Partner Dr. Chipepo Kankasa, is educating mothers about HIV transmission. Like Nebraska, the African country of Zambia is in the center of a continent, its countryside dotted with cornfields, villages and gas stations. But thats where the similarities end. Zambia is in the midst of a devastating epidemic, in which one out of five people in the capitol city of Lusaka is HIV positive. Hearts of Zambia documents the struggle to combat a deadly enemy, but its also a story about much more than disease and death. Thinking back o the people we met, we realized that what defines Zambia is not HIV and AIDs, says producer Christine Lesiak. What defines Zambia is hope.. ...
The British high commissioner to Zambia recently declared that Zambia is one of the good countries in the fight against global warming: a vulnerable nation that hardly produced any of the greenhouse gases which are changing the worlds climate. Donor countries are offering Zambia money to help it prepare for the effects of climate change.. Inside the John Laing slum compound in the southwest of Lusaka, John Mwila, 54, believes the rich nations priorities are wrong.. We are not thinking so much about global warming. The weather has changed since the seventies and eighties, but we want the money to be spent on the problems we have here, he says.. Like 16 percent of adults in Zambia, John is HIV-positive. So is his wife. One of his eight children is HIV-positive, along with a grandchild. His eldest daughter died of the disease last year.. Recently a massive effort has made in-roads to the vast challenge of HIV-Aids. But the epidemic has not been beaten. In Zambia, more than 30,000 children ...
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Zambia is a landlocked country in southern Africa, with a tropical climate, and consists mostly of high plateaus with some hills and mountains, dissected by river valleys. At 752,614 km2 (290,586 sq mi) it is the 39th-largest country in the world, slightly smaller than Chile. The country lies mostly between latitudes 8° and 18°S, and longitudes 22° and 34°E.. Zambia is drained by two major river basins: the Zambezi/Kafue basin in the centre, west and south covering about three-quarters of the country; and the Congo basin in the north covering about one-quarter of the country. A very small area in the northeast forms part of the internal drainage basin of Lake Rukwa in Tanzania.. In the Zambezi basin, there are a number of major rivers flowing wholly or partially through Zambia: the Kabompo, Lungwebungu, Kafue, Luangwa, and the Zambezi itself, which flows through the country in the west and then forms its southern border with Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Its source is in Zambia but it ...
NASTAD Zambia worked in partnership with CDC-Zambia, NAC, and the University of Zambia (UNZA) as part of a technical assistance and capacity building initiative. NASTAD Zambia worked hand-in-hand with the NAC to assess, design, implement, and support a decentralized national Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system. NASTAD Zambia also worked with UNZA to strengthen the curriculum and materials for the University short course in M&E. In addition, NASTAD Zambia worked closely with NAC and Population Council to implement behavioral research related to key populations, specifically, men who have sex with men, injecting drug users, and female sex workers.
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Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains the most frequent and important infectious disease causing morbidity and mortality globally. The World Health Organization estimates the incidence of all forms of TB in Zambia at 444/100,000. Tuberculosis case notification rates have increased eightfold over the past two decades and this is largely due to the concurrent Human Immunodeficiency Virus epidemic. The cornerstone of Tuberculosis control is early case detection and treatment which is promoted by Direct Observed Treatment-Short course strategy. This paper reviews the available information in English on TB situation in Ndola district of Zambia with the purpose of assessing successes recorded over the reviewed period. Results: This review has noted a reduction in the number of new cases of TB recorded, improved diagnosis and treatment success of TB in Ndola district over the reviewed period. Conclusion: This review has observed a reduction in the number of new cases of TB recorded in Ndola district over a
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Summary by: Jessica Wenclawiak. Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis that affects millions of people each year. Although treatments are generally successful, recurrences can occur. Some of these strains do not respond to traditional medication and increase the risk of death; these strains are known as Multi-Drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB). Zambia is one country with a high prevalence of TB, and infection rates vary between urban and rural areas. Cases of TB are more frequent in cities, but better access to healthcare and medication improves patients prognoses. To quantify the differences in TB recurrence in rural and urban settings, a research team, including CEID member Christopher Whalen, analyzed case reports and identified the groups most vulnerable to recurrence or treatment failure.. Between January 2006 and January 2013, there were over 25,000 diagnoses of TB in Southern Province, Zambia. 3,555 of these patients suffered from recurrent TB, and the ...
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Introduction. Education is regarded as one of the cornerstones of development in Zambia. However, the learning society, culture, knowledge base and intellectual potential in the country may be endangered by poverty, unemployment, exploitation and disease (Alexander, 2006). According to Alexander (2006), there has been an overall increase in poverty in Zambia since 1991, which has resulted in political, economic, social and cultural chaos. Education in Zambia has been in disarray because of changes in the country and pressure on the learning society. Although education was a high-status and well-remunerated profession before 1991, Zambian teachers are now paid substantially less compared to other civil servants, have poor or inadequate housing, receive few incentives and have few development and promotion opportunities (Alexander, 2006). Bajaj (2009) reported that teachers in Zambia often supplement their income by taking on additional jobs that result in their absence at work. Poor management in ...
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On March 15, 2017, IPA Zambia co-hosted a policy event with the International Growth Centre (IGC) to disseminate evidence on challenges of water provision in Zambia. The event was attended by 45 stakeholders including representatives from the Ministry of Mines, Energy, and Water Development; Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA); Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company; and
On July 6th, Peter Farrer, Scottish Water Chief Operating Officer, joined a group of 5 senior executives from the UK water industry on a trip to see WaterAids work in action; destination Lusaka, Zambia Peter visited WaterAids work in some of southern Zambias poorest areas, and found out about WaterAids work and mission. Peter got first-hand experience and real evidence of WaterAids methods and successes and found out more about the need for continuing support and investment in these communities. WaterAid Scotland and Scottish Water recently launched the Scotland for Southern Africa strategy, and Zambia is one of the 7 countries that will benefit from the money raised in Scotland and by employees. Well be providing regular updates as Peter learns more about the people, projects and places where WaterAid delivers transformational change, and all made possible through the generosity of committed and valued supporters.. ...
This article describes immunological HIV progression, mortality, and its predictors in 974 Zambian adults. During 3138 person-years of follow-up, 281 deaths occurred, and the overall mortality rate was 9.0 per 100 person-years. Thirty-six percent of patients were dead within 5 years of enrollment. The median survival in patients with baseline CD4 count ≥500 cells/mm³ was 5.62 years, with CD4 count between 200 and 499 cells/mm³ 5.46 years, and with CD4 count |200 cells/mm³ 3.89 years. The mortality rate increased significantly with older age (6.9 in patients |25 years, 9.3 in individuals aged 25-39 years, 10.2 in patients ≥40 years) and was higher in women (rate ratio 1.29). The median annual change of progression markers was -29.6 cells/mm³ for CD4 count, -3.0% for CD4 count percentage, 1.2 nmol/L for neopterin, -1.9 g/L for hemoglobin, and -70 cells/mm³ for total lymphocyte count. Hemoglobin and neopterin were as accurate as CD4 count to predict mortality.
FOUR teacher unions have unanimously resolved to support the National Health Insurance Bill which is due to be tabled before Parliament. The unions are the Zambia National Union of Teachers, the National Union of Public and Private Educators of Zambia, the Basic Teachers Union of Zambia and the Secondary Schools Teachers Union of Zambia (SESTUZ ...
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Birds, birding and bird watching conservation in Zambia Zambias 42 IBAs cover a combined area of 10,538,250 ha; approximately 14% of Zambias total land surface. At present, about 82% of the area covered by IBAs receives some form of protection (National Park: 60%, Game Management Area: 19%, National Forest: 2%, privately owned: 1%). Zambia faces a similar array of
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|strong|Introduction|/strong|: Zambias under-resourced public health system will not be able to deliver on its health-related Millennium Development Goals without a substantial acceleration in mortality reduction. Reducing mortality will depend not only upon increasing access to health care but also upon improving the quality of care that is delivered. Our project proposes to improve the quality of clinical care and to improve utilization of that care,through a targeted quality improvement (QI) intervention delivered at the facility and community level. |strong|Description of implementation|/strong|: The project is being carried out 42 primary health care facilities that serve a largely rural population of more than 450,000 in Zambias Lusaka Province. We have deployed six QI teams toimplement consensus clinical protocols, forms, and systems at each site. The QI teams define new clinical quality expectations and provide tools needed to deliver on those expectations. They also monitor the care that
Due to the outbreak, a handful of ecclesial communities in Lusaka have cancelled services as a precaution against the spread of the disease. In addition, schools have indefinitely called off classes for students.. The Zambian bishops conference has limited the number of Masses in some places, and cancelled the sign of peace at Masses which are still being held.. Representatives of three Christian communities in Zambia - the Catholic Church, the Council of Churches in Zambia, and the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia - issued a Jan. 8 statement on national dialogue which included a lamentation over the cholera crisis.. Our hearts go to the many families who have lost their loved ones from the disease. We pray for Gods peace, comfort and encouragement during this time of national crisis. We pray for the various teams working on the ground to fight the cholera outbreak so that this may be overcome quickly and life may be restored to normal, they said. We support the efforts of other ...
Zambia urges media to report environmental issues accurately LUSAKA, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Zambian Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources Minister Michael Kaingu has called on the Zambian media to report accurately on environmental issues to provide information that will encourage communities to guard against degradation, according to Times of Zambia. When he officially opened a two-day media workshop here Monday on environmental reporting, Kaingu said the media had a critical role to play in the promotion of good and sustainable environment. Kaingu said in a speech that the Zambian media seemed not adequately equipped on raising public awareness about the benefits of protecting their environment. While it is widely recognized that the media plays a very important role in sensitizing and raising public awareness about environmental issues, it should be appreciated that the Zambian media needs to do more when it comes to issues of environmental protection. One particular aspect of ...
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The presence of mental distress during pregnancy and after childbirth imposes detrimental developmental and health consequences for families in all nations. In Zambia, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has proposed a more comprehensive approach towards mental health care, recognizing the importance of the mental health of women during the perinatal period. The study explores factors contributing to mental distress during the perinatal period of motherhood in Zambia. A qualitative study was conducted in Lusaka, Zambia with nineteen focus groups comprising 149 women and men from primary health facilities and schools respectively. There are high levels of mental distress in four domains: worry about HIV status and testing; uncertainty about survival from childbirth; lack of social support; and vulnerability/oppression. Identifying mental distress and prompt referral for interventions is critical to improving the mental health of the mother and prevent the effects of mental distress on the baby. Strategies
Background. Informed consent consists of availing information to the patient in an understandable manner without coercion to allow the patient to make an informed decision about their health care. In the case of informed consent for caesarean section, this information must include the name, nature, intended benefits of the procedure, risks of the procedure, alternative procedures, implications on future reproductive health and anaesthetic options Little attention, in Zambia, has been paid to whether patients receive adequate consent before operation and its implications for future reproductive capacity; this study aims to explore this aspect.Methods. This was a cross sectional study in which post-caesarean section mothers were interviewed in the postnatal wards at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Lusaka, Zambia after under going emergency (n=l 15) and elective caesarean section (n=32). Information was obtained using a standardized questionnaire. Adequacy was determined by asking about ...
As with many towns on the Copperbelt, Ndolas sports and recreation life was heavily supported by the now disbundled mining conglomerate, Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Ltd (ZCCM). With the demise of ZCCM, many facilities deteriorated fast. Nevertheless, significant sports places are Ndola Tennis Club (membership), Ndola Swimming Pool (public), the Kanini area (about 3 km from city centre and home to several sports clubs and playing fields like Ndola Wanderers Football Club, a rugby club, and others). About 10 km north-west of the city centre, there is a motor racing track popular with weekend motorbike enthusiasts. The city has several recreational green parks which enjoy a very basic level of maintenance and are open to the public. Of particular significance is the Dag Hammarsgjoeld memorial site located some 10 km north of Ndola city centre. Dag Hammersgjoeld Stadium, which was located on the banks of the Kafubu river south of the city and was razed in the 1980s to make way for an improved ...
This film explores the work of a hospice in Zambia, a country on the front line in the world fight against HIV/AIDS. In Zambia, where one in five of the population are HIV-positive (most under 40 years old), all of the eleven million population has been touched by HIV/AIDS in some way. The Mother of Mercy Hospice on the edge of the capital, Lusaka, was the first of its kind in Zambia. It has just 22 beds and was founded by an inspiring woman of extraordinary courage, a Polish nun called Sister Leonia.. ...
Lusaka - Zambia: President of the Economics Association of Zambia Lubinda Habaazoka has suggested that Zambia should nationalize some mines without compensation. Dr
Factors affecting home delivery among women living in remote areas of rural Zambia: a cross-sectional, mixed-methods analysis Nancy A Scott,1 Elizabeth G Henry,1 Jeanette L Kaiser,1 Kaluba Mataka,2 Peter C Rockers,1 Rachel M Fong,1 Thandiwe Ngoma,3 Davidson H Hamer,1,4 Michelle L Munro-Kramer,5 Jody R Lori6 1Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; 2Akros Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia; 3Right to Care Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia; 4Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA; 5Department of Health Behavior & Biological Sciences, University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; 6Department of Health Behavior & Biological Sciences, University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI USA Purpose: Access to skilled care and facilities with capacity to provide emergency obstetric and newborn care is critical to reducing maternal mortality. In rural areas of Zambia, 42% of women deliver at home,
Use Crayola® crayons, colored pencils or markers to color the flag of Zambia. Color the background green. To color the right corner stripes, color the left stripe red, the middle stripe black, and the right stripe orange. Color the eagle gold. |b>Did you know?|/b>|br>Zambia is located in southern Africa. It was named Northern Rhodesia before its independence from the United Kingdom in 1964. Zambia measures slightly larger than the state of Texas, and it is mostly high plateau with some hills and mountains.
Introduction. Zambia has one of the largest human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa, with a HIV prevalence of 14.3% in 2012 among the 15-49-year-old population.1 Of the estimated 36.9 million people living with HIV and/or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) (PLWHA) globally by the end of 2014, Zambia accounted for approximately 1.2 million cases, with about 55 000 new infections among children and adults occurring in that same year.2 In 2002, the Zambian government made a commitment towards fighting the AIDS epidemic by adopting the National AIDS Strategic Framework, which provides an overall strategy for the planning, coordination and implementation of the multi-sectoral national response.2 As of early 2016, over 70% of PLWHA eligible for antiretroviral therapy (ART) had been initiated on treatment in the country.2. Antiretroviral therapy has been proven to significantly reduce the viral loads of PLWHA and forms an integral part of the comprehensive approach ...
The quality of the routine immunization coverage data was confirmed by an external Data Quality Audit (DQA) commissioned by GAVI in 2003, in which Zambia achieved a verification factor of 0.79 and received awards for increasing routine coverage in subsequent years, particularly DTP3 coverage among children under the age of one.. Purpose/Objective:. A post introduction evaluation (PIE) is recommended by WHO for all countries that have introduced a new vaccine. Ideally, a PIE should be conducted within 6-12 months of introduction, (a) to allow enough time for programme scale up, collect data and develop potential long-lasting problems due to introduction, and (b) early enough to correct any major problems related to the introduction. The PIE for Zambia was conducted two years after the switch from liquid-lyophilised to fully liquid pentavalent. Methodology:. Prior to arrival, eight Districts within four Provinces were selected based on the level of performance, to include good, medium and poor ...
Unilever Zambia is proud to help the Ministries of Health and Local Government tackle this devastating cholera outbreak as this continues a long company tradition, said Lute Mwelo, Customer and Category Manager at Unilever Zambia, Unilever began by selling Lifebuoy soap as an affordable way to tackle cholera over 100 years ago so it is great to see the same the brand being used to improve public health today.. Unilever has also partnered with Choppies, who have stores in many affected areas, to help customers wash their hands and to demonstrate the companys internationally renowned handwashing and hygiene education methods.. ...
Zambias 2005 Article IV Consultation and Third Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility are discussed. Expenditure restraint, including on the wage bill, has helped to put the fiscal operations of the government on a sustainable course and contributed to the attainment of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries completion point. Progress has also been made on the structural reforms agenda, including public expenditure management, public debt management, the resolution of insolvent nonbank financial institutions, and the privatization of the Zambia National Commercial Bank.
Zambias strong economic performance continues under the Extended Credit Facility arrangement. With a broadly unchanged macroeconomic outlook, the medium-term policy stance remains appropriate, but vigilance is warranted. The strengthening economy provides an opportunity for more rapid poverty reduction and employment creation. The fiscal program remains appropriate. As the government moves to tap the sovereign bond market, it will be important to strengthen debt and liquidity management capacity. Reforming the pricing and marketing system for maize remains critical. Executive Directors support the Bank of Zambia (BoZ)s monetary policy tightening.
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Set on a river in prime game viewing country, this small, tucked-away lodge is a great choice for a wildlife-focused South Luangwa safari.
Africas Great Rift Valley extends down into north-eastern Zambia, and it is here that the Luangwa River has, over millennia, carved a uniquely beautiful landscape. This is an area of pristine wilderness, home to Zambias only black rhinos, its elephant stronghold, and has one of the highest lion densities in [...] ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Cross-clade human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-specific cytotoxic T- lymphocyte responses in HIV-infected Zambians. AU - Betts, M. R.. AU - Krowka, J.. AU - Santamaria, C.. AU - Balsamo, K.. AU - Gao, F.. AU - Mulundu, G.. AU - Luo, C.. AU - NGandu, N.. AU - Sheppard, H.. AU - Hahn, B. H.. AU - Allen, S.. AU - Frelinger, J. A.. N1 - Copyright: Copyright 2020 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 1997. Y1 - 1997. N2 - We have examined cross-clade HIV-specific cytotoxic T-lymphocyte (CTL) activity in peripheral blood of eight Zambian individuals infected with non- B-clade human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). Heteroduplex mobility assay and partial sequence analysis of env and gag genes strongly suggests that all the HIV-infected subjects were infected with clade C HIV-1. Six of eight C-clade HIV-infected individuals elicited CTL activity specific for recombinant vaccinia virus-infected autologous targets expressing HIV gag- pol-env derived from B-clade HIV-1 (IIIB). ...
Recommended Reading Andersson, Per-Ake, Bigsten, Arne and Persson, Hakan. Foreign Aid, Debt and Growth in Zambia (Research Report, 112). Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, 2001. Bayles, Carolyn (Editor), Bujra, Janet (Editor). AIDS, Sexuality and Gender in Africa: The Struggle Continues. UCL Press, 2000. The book draws on first hand research and in-depth investigations carried out by a team of researchers from Britain, Zambia and Tanzania, and focuses on the gender aspect of the struggle against AIDS. Brown, Ernest Douglas. Lozi (Heritage Library of African Peoples. Southern Africa). Rosen Publishing Group, 1997 Dooley, Brendan and Plewman, Nicholas. African Adventurers Guide to Zambia. Southern Book Pub of South Africa, 2000. Fuller, Alexandra. Let s Not Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood. Random House 2001. Gerrard, John W. Africa Calling: A Medical Missionary in Zambia and Kenya. Palgrave, 2001. Grotpeter, John J., et al. Historical Dictionary of Zambia (Second Edition). Scarecrow Press, ...
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Join Launch Out Ministries in spreading the gospel to the unreached in Southern and Western Zambia. Immerse yourself in the local culture as you share the gospel to the indigenous people. Ministry here will be to the Lozi and Tonga people of Zambia. During your day of rest you will be able to do tourist activities like Bungee Jump over the Victoria fall, walk with the lions and cheetahs, visit the Victoria Falls, Safari drive and many more.. ...
Measles cases may cluster in densely populated urban centers in sub-Saharan Africa as susceptible individuals share spatially dependent risk factors and may cluster among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children despite high vaccination coverage. Children hospitalized with measles at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia were enrolled in the study. The township of residence was recorded on the questionnaire and mapped; SaTScan software was used for cluster detection. A spatial-temporal scan statistic was used to investigate clustering of measles in children hospitalized during an endemic period (1998 to 2002) and during the 2010 measles outbreak in Lusaka, Zambia. Three sequential and spatially contiguous clusters of measles cases were identified during the 2010 outbreak but no clustering among HIV-infected children was identified. In contrast, a space-time cluster among HIV-infected children was identified during the endemic period. This cluster occurred prior to the
Contact: In Lusaka, Rachel Fowler, [email protected] LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Carter Center has launched a limited international election observation mission for Zambias Aug. 11 elections and national referendum on the Bill of Rights.. The mission is accredited by the Electoral Commission of Zambia to observe the presidential, legislative, and local elections, as well as the referendum, and is staffed by a four-person core team in Lusaka. An additional four medium-term observers have been deployed to assess electoral preparations and developments on the provincial level. They will be joined by additional observers on election day.. Her Excellency Sylvie Kinigi, former prime minister and acting president of Burundi, will lead the Carter Centers mission. As Burundis first female prime minister (and the first woman to be acting president of an African nation), she directed the countrys first negotiations during the political crisis ...
CIDRZ is a Zambian non-profit affiliated with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). About 80 percent of their funding comes from the U.S. government-a combination of research and programmatic funds. CIDRZ is a major provider of HIV care and treatment in Zambia through the support of 78 Ministry of Health sites that have enrolled more than one-quarter of a million people in ongoing care with almost 164,000 individuals on antiretroviral therapy (ART). CIDRZ may be the largest single-country ART program supported by the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief anywhere.. But even after more than a decade in Zambia, Stringer argued it will be another decade before the government of Zambia can effectively manage their own HIV response, and even then they will not have the resources to pay for it without donor support. In addition to the provision of HIV treatment to adults and children, CIDRZ has a major prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program, engaged in clinical care ...
WFP is extremely grateful for this very generous and very timely donation from the Zambian government, which will avert any immediate cuts to our assistance operations in Zambia, said David Stevenson, WFP Country Director in Zambia. The contribution provides a lifeline for vulnerable people across the country, including thousands of AIDS patients, orphans and their families, he said. While Zambia has enjoyed good harvests for the past three years, a combination of localised crop failures, crippling poverty and the impact of HIV/AIDS has left hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people in need of food assistance. Funding contraints Without this substantial donation, WFP would have been forced to halt its remaining food assistance programmes for 370,000 Zambians by the end of September.. Funding constraints already forced WFP to reduce the number of beneficiaries in Zambia from 500,000 to 370,000 in June. Further cuts would have left patients on anti-retroviral therapy or enrolled in home-based ...
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Livingstone set out from the mouth of the Ruvuma river, but his assistants gradually began deserting him. The Comoros Islanders had returned to Zanzibar and (falsely) informed authorities that Livingstone had died. He reached Lake Malawi on 6 August, by which time most of his supplies had been stolen, including all his medicines. Livingstone then travelled through swamps in the direction of Lake Tanganyika, with his health declining. He sent a message to Zanzibar requesting that supplies be sent to Ujiji and he then headed west, forced by ill health to travel with slave traders. He arrived at Lake Mweru on 8 November 1867 and continued on, travelling south to become the first European to see Lake Bangweulu. Upon finding the Lualaba River, Livingstone theorised that it could have been the high part of the Nile River; but realised that it in fact flowed into the River Congo at Upper Congo Lake.[21]. The year 1869 began with Livingstone finding himself extremely ill while in the jungle. He was ...
By KAIKO NAMUSA -. FEMALE political stakeholders have condemned the violence that characterised 2013 and have implored political parties to learn to co-exist.. They said yesterday that violence was a hindrance to the participation of citizens, including women and youths, in the political and governance processes of the country.. This was in a communiqué on political violence issued by executive committee members of womens wings and female members of national executive committees of political parties during the national women in politics project advisory group meeting organised by the Zambia National Womens Lobby in Lusaka.. We the leadership of the womens wings executive committees and some female members of the national executive committees of various political parties gathered here at the Zambia National Womens Lobby have noted with concern, the increasing incidents of political violence that occurred in 2013 in the country amongst political parties and sometimes within political ...
Protea Hotel Lusaka Tower is located in the heart of Lusaka and within Arcades Shopping and Entertainment Complex on the Great East Road. Guests visiting this hotel have the benefit of being closely situated to the Mulungushi Conference Centre.
Article Flexible engineering designs for urban water management in Lusaka, Zambia. Urban water systems are often designed using deterministic single values as design parameters. Subsequently the different design alternatives are compared using a disc...
African operator group MTN has sold all of its 1,269 mobile network towers in Rwanda and Zambia to independent mobile infrastructure provider IHS Holding for an undisclosed amount. IHS subsidiaries will own and manage 550 towers in Rwanda and 719 towers in Zambia.
Neuropsychological examination is an important way of formally assessing brain function. While there is so much documentation about the influence that some factors such as age and education has on neuropsychological tests (NP), not so much has been done to assess the influence that residency (rural/urban) may have. The specific objectives of this study were to establish if there is a significant difference in mean test scores on NP tests between rural and urban participants, to assess which tests on the Zambia Neurobehavioural Test Battery (ZNTB) are more affected by the participants residency (rural/urban) and to determine the extent to which education, gender and age predict test performance on NP tests for rural and urban participants. The participants (324) were drawn from both urban and rural areas of Zambia (Rural =152 and Urban = 172). However, only 234 participants (Rural =152 and Urban 82) were used for all the analyses in this particular study. The 234 participants were used as the ...
A new Human Rights Watch report found that some commercial farmers in Serenje District, in Zambias fertile Central Province, have acquired thousands of hectares of land while ignoring laws meant to prevent forced evictions and ensure that rural residents are compensated if their land is taken. While some farms have started operations without evicting residents, others have fired up their bulldozers and forcibly evicted residents whose families had farmed the land for generations. Human Rights Watch investigated six commercial farms in Serenje district, ranging in size from 150 hectares to more than 5,000 hectares of land. Five of the farms are within Luombwa farm block and one is in the Nansanga farm block. These farms cover a broad spectrum from a corporate investor (Silverlands Zambia Limited) to family-run farms, registered as companies with the government, whose owners live on the farm and directly participate in the work. Several commercial farmers told Human Rights Watch they had expected ...
Borai, A, Livingstone, C, Algithami, A, Bazuhair, A, Al-Ansari, A, Baatta, S, Alrowaili, D and Mohammed, N (2015) Preanalytical stability of 25(OH)-vitamin D using immunoassay testing In: 1st Annual Conference of the Saudi Society for Clinical Chemistry, 2015-12-05 - 2015-12-06, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Borai, AA, Farzal, A, Livingstone, C, Balgoon, D, Al Sufyani, A, Bahijri, S, Kadam, I, Hafiz, K, Abdelaal, M and Ferns, G (2015) Blood donation temporarily improves glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) status in healthy men In: AACC Annual Meeting 2015, 2015-07-26 - 2015-07-30, Atlanta, USA. Borai, A, Farzal, A, Livingstone, C, Balgoon, D, Al Sufyani, A, Bahijri, S, Kadam, I, Hafiz, K, Abdelaal, M and Ferns, G (2015) The effect of whole blood donation on metabolic indices and iron stores. Blood donation temporarily improves glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) status in healthy men In: AACC Annual Meeting 2015, 2015-07-26 - 2015-07-30, Atlanta, USA. Mayne, C, McKibbin, C, Parkinson, L, Armstrong, A, Livingstone, C ...
The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Few studies have evaluated the prevalence of replicating hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in sub-Saharan Africa. Among 1812 individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus, no patient in rural Mozambique and 4 patients in urban Zambia were positive for anti-HCV antibodies. Of these, none had confirmed HCV replication ...
On 1 Jan. 1855 Livingstone left Pungo Andongo, and reached Kasanji in a fortnight and the Quango on the 28th, and crossing that stream passed without difficulty through the country of the previously hostile Bashinje. As he was about to enter the Kioko country the heavy rains and the swampy condition of the land brought on a severe attack of rheumatic fever. Fortunately, Senhor Pascoal, a half-caste Portuguese, arrived in his camp when he was at the worst, and by the application of leeches saved his life. When convalescent and moving on to join Pascoal, who had preceded him to procure food, Livingstones party were attacked from behind by quarrelsome natives. Livingstone got off his riding-ox, and in spite of his weak health presented a six-barrelled revolver at the chiefs stomach. This prompt action at once converted him to a friend. Livingstone and Pascoal travelled together through the gloomy forests of Kioko and southern Lunda as far as Kabango, where they parted company in June. Livingstone ...
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Zambian police officers have begun escorting sensitive voting materials the Electoral Commission of Zambia would use to administer the August 11 presidential, legislative and local elections, and referendum.Incumbent President Edgar Lungu of the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party faces a stiff challenge from main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema from the United Party for National Development (UPND) in the presidential vote.Rae Hamonga, spokesperson for the Zambian police, says officers would be up to the task on election day to ensure prospective voters cast their ballots in peace and
It is well established that infants breast fed by their HIV-infected mothers are at risk of acquiring HIV infection through breast milk. However, in low resource settings, where the HIV epidemic now predominates, breast feeding cannot simply be replaced by breast milk substitutes since alternatives to breast milk are unavailable, unaffordable and unsafe. With this application we aim to test the safety and efficacy of short duration exclusive breast feeding to minimize risks of HIV transmission without increasing risks of non-HIV infant mortality. We propose a 5-year study of HIV-positive mothers and their children to be conducted in two urban primary health care clinics in Lusaka, Zambia. All HIV-positive women and their infants will be offered the two-dose nevirapine intervention and will be counseled about the risks and benefits of infant feeding options. Women who indicate their decision to breast feed will be eligible for enrollment into the study. A culturally appropriate, affordable and ...
Agenda setting is about how some issues get onto the policy agenda for discussion and action why others do not. Drawing critically on the ―policy windows‖ approach of J.W Kingdon (2003) this dissertation will describe and explain the shifting of policy agendas in health with reference to human resources in Zambia between 2000 and 2006. This research explores how and why the issue of human resource shortages in health became prominent on the states agenda in 2005.The research is a qualitative study and data was collected using both primary and secondary sources of data across various stakeholders in the country. It tested the applicability of Kingdons conceptual framework to a case study of Zambian health policy by analysing the degree to which agenda-formation is influenced by such factors as issue definition, the presence of policy alternatives, presidential support, interest group advocacy, media attention, political cycles, and public opinion. The general elections scheduled for the ...
Background: Zambia continues to grapple with a high tuberculosis (TB) burden despite a long running Directly Observed Treatment Short course programme. Understanding issues that affect patient adherence to treatment programme is an important component in implementation of a successful TB control programme. We set out to investigate pulmonary TB patients attitudes to seek health care, assess the care received from government health care centres based on TB patients reports, and to seek associations with patient adherence to TB treatment programme. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study of 105 respondents who had been registered as pulmonary TB patients (new and retreatment cases) in Ndola District between January 2006 and July 2007. We administered a structured questionnaire, bearing questions to obtain individual data on socio-demographics, health seeking behaviour, knowledge on TB, reported adherence to TB treatment, and health centre care received during treatment to consenting ...
By FELIX MALUNGA -. MORE than 100 golfers have signed up for todays prestigious Bemba versus Ngoni Championship with rival camps promising to outdo each other on the picturesque Ndola Golf Club course.. While the Bembas are targeting a record 14th Tribal Cousins Golf title, the Ngonis are desperately looking only for their third championship.. Ngoni chairperson, Welani Chilengwe declared that he was ready to unleash his warriors whom he claimed would give the Bembas a jubilee year thrashing.. Chilengwe said as Zambia would be celebrating its 50 years of independence this year, the Ngonis wanted to crown it all with a thorough beating of the Bemba golfers.. He also personally promised to teach the Bemba chairperson, Kangwa Mukwikile some golfing lessons and challenged him to alter the draw so that they could play together.. I call upon the wise people from the east to turn up in numbers as we give the Bembas a jubilee thrashing. We really want to give Mukwikile a good thrashing in the year ...
The largest airport and main gateway into the country was named in honor of Zambias first president, Kenneth Kaunda. With an annual passenger throughput of over one million, more than 75 percent of them arrive from international destinations. There are no direct flights from the US, but it is possible to connect via Amsterdam, Johannesburg or London-Heathrow.. The single-terminal facility has limited services, but provides the basics. A bank, a money exchange and a post office are available. There is also a restaurant and bar on site. A duty-free shop allows departing passengers the opportunity to grab alcohol, cigarettes, and cosmetics for a steal, while a newsstand provides adequate reading material. Those arriving may find the tourist help desk useful and there are also travel agents on hand.. Taxis are the most popular way to get from the Zambian airport to the city, which can be found just outside the terminal building. Car rental is available on site though advanced reservations are ...
A significant association was observed among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive adult cases in Lusaka, Zambia compared with HIV-negative controls for chronic diarrhea (68% versus 22%; P < 0.05), weight loss (54% versus 30%; P < 0.05), lymphadenopathy (44% versus 15%; P < 0.05), and skin eruption (33% versus 7%; P < 0.05). Among the HIV-positive children, a higher proportion had clinical evidence of tuberculosis when compared with HIV-negative children (8% versus 1%; P < 0.05). The study demonstrated an association between weight loss in HIV-positive adults and children and chronic diarrhea (odds ratio [OR] = 12.7, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 6.4-25.5; P < 0.001), persistent cough (OR = 7.2, 95% CI = 2.9-14.5; P < 0.001), and an age of 31-45 years (OR = 3.8, 95% CI = 1.8-8.3; P < 0.01). The factors associated with mortality in HIV positive patients included chronic diarrhea (OR = 7.4, 95% CI = 1.6-34; P < 0.01), and lymphadenopathy (OR = 3.89, 95% CI = 1.2-12.2; P
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  • As a part of the EU-Social Protection Systems Programme, a policy dialogue on the extension of social security coverage to workers in the informal economy was held in Lusaka, Zambia, on 17 July 2018. (oecd.org)
  • Lusaka Surge Campaign - A new strategy towards the attainment of epidemic control in Lusaka Urban District (the district with the highest burden of HIV in Zambia, HIV prevalence of 16.1% per ZAMPHIA 2016) was launched on Dec. 1, 2017. (cdc.gov)
  • It was a response by a school in Belfast to the cry of the poverty-stricken people of the compounds of Lusaka , Zambia . (wikipedia.org)
  • Mapepe Village, on the outskirts of Lusaka, Zambia, was recognised as a potential area of development for Project Zambia. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the latest, VOA's Vincent Makori is joined via live Skype by reporter Gillian Parker, from Lusaka, Zambia. (voanews.com)
  • The movement into Zambia of the moist Congo air mass from the northwest heralds the start of the rains, in the north usually in early November and toward the end of the month around Lusaka . (britannica.com)
  • The Mother of Mercy Hospice on the edge of the capital, Lusaka, was the first of its kind in Zambia. (berkeley.edu)
  • This created huge obstacles to Zambia, with South Rhodesia under Ian Smith's white rule invading and actually bombing Lusaka and with South Africa cutting its economic ties and attempting its own "sanctions" against the Zambians. (wikitravel.org)
  • This rural hospital, school and training centre surrounded by hills and traditional village settlements, is 125 km south of Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. (salvationarmy.org)
  • Zambia hosted the 10th Annual AGOA Forum in Lusaka in June 2011. (ustr.gov)
  • With its base in Lusaka, IOM Zambia implements migration governance programmes country wide. (iom.int)
  • LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia on Sunday relaxed rules imposed to curb the spread of cholera as the number of new cases being reported has halved, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said. (reuters.com)
  • The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of Zambia. (internetworldstats.com)
  • Host Organization: Care International First Year Placement From the CARE Zambia Country Office in Lusaka, Amelia worked as a Nutrition Policy and Advocacy Advisor. (hungercenter.org)
  • 6th Class, 2011-2013 Field Placement: Concern Worldwide, Lusaka, Zambia Christine Hadekel worked with Concern Worldwide in Zambia as a Nutrition Officer for the Realigning Agriculture to Improve Nutrition (RAIN) project. (hungercenter.org)
  • 4th Class, 2007-2009 Field Placement: Christian Children's Fund (CCF), Lusaka, Zambia Adam Norikane worked with CCF Zambia on the implementation of an Australian-funded Youth Agriculture & Marketing Project. (hungercenter.org)
  • LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia has shut three of South African retailer Shoprite's Hungry Lion fast-food restaurants after their food tested positive for the bacterium that causes cholera, a government minister said on Thursday. (reuters.com)
  • Zambia is struggling to contain an outbreak of the disease, which has killed 51 people and made more than 2,000 others sick in the capital Lusaka. (reuters.com)
  • LUSAKA, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Zambian Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources Minister Michael Kaingu has called on the Zambian media to report accurately on environmental issues to provide information that will encourage communities to guard against degradation, according to Times of Zambia. (redorbit.com)
  • One of the only main highways in all of Zambia is from Lusaka to Livingstone and Victoria Falls , located a few hundred more miles away in the far southwest of the country. (destination360.com)
  • The aim of this proposal is to assist the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and the Lusaka City Council (LCC) in building adequate institutional capacity at both central and local levels regarding urban planning, especially concerning city extensions. (unhabitat.org)
  • This includes the support to the development of a robust urban policy and regulatory framework for Zambia and the Lusaka city in particular. (unhabitat.org)
  • This strategic foresight report assesses the interaction between demographics, economic development, climate change and social protection in six countries in East Africa between now and 2065: Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. (oecd.org)
  • Zambia is a large land-locked country (more than 752 000 km 2 ) in Southern Africa with high transport costs: sea harbours are far from agricultural production centres. (fao.org)
  • Zambia is large, landlocked, resource-rich country with sparsely populated land in the center of Southern Africa. (worldbank.org)
  • Intended to link and unite people in Ireland and Zambia, it is hoped that it will help to transform lives and communities in both the rich western world and sub-Saharan Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Misisi compound, the primary location for major Project Zambia efforts, is a shanty town home to around 80,000 people, and is one of the most deprived areas in sub-Saharan Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zambia is a a landlocked country in Southern Africa that's roughly the size of Texas or France. (wikitravel.org)
  • Zambia offers travellers some of the world's best safari opportunities, a glimpse into "real Africa," and Victoria Falls , one of the World's Seven Natural Wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage Site . (wikitravel.org)
  • The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. (ucla.edu)
  • Chikankata, home to more than 3000 people, is situated 31 km from the tar road on the edge of the Zambezi valley, in Zambia, Central Africa. (salvationarmy.org)
  • Zambia is often referred to as 'The Real Africa' because of its natural beauty and thrilling wildlife. (salvationarmy.org)
  • Zambia is located in southern Africa. (crayola.com)
  • The U.S. and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) , which includes Zambia, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement ( TIFA ) in 2001. (ustr.gov)
  • The IOM Zambia office falls under the auspices of the IOM Regional Office for Southern Africa. (iom.int)
  • The IOM Regional Office for Southern Africa provides strategic and programmatic guidance, as well as administrative and technical support to IOM Zambia. (iom.int)
  • In the 1880s, the British began securing mineral and other economic concessions from various local leaders and the territory that is now Zambia eventually came under the control of the former British South Africa Company and was incorporated as the protectorate of Northern Rhodesia in 1911. (cia.gov)
  • The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. (internetworldstats.com)
  • Nyanja: Dziko la Zambia), is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • For most of the colonial period, Zambia was governed by an administration appointed from London with the advice of the British South Africa Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zambia is a very conservative country whose constitution explicitly states that it is a Christian nation, in contrast with more liberal South Africa. (reuters.com)
  • Johannesburg - South Africa has demanded an explanation from Zambia on remarks its vice-president Guy Scott reportedly made about President Jacob Zuma and others. (news24.com)
  • Zambia start the defence of their Africa Cup of Nations crown in determined mood. (rfi.fr)
  • Although the next twelve months look more promising, Zambia faced economic challenges in 2016 following another year of low copper prices and crippling electricity supply deficits affecting economic activity. (oecd.org)
  • Zambia expects its power generation capacity to rise to over 3,000 megawatts by 2016 and plans to export the surplus electricity to its neighbours, the chairman of state power firm Zesco told Reuters on Wednesday. (ibtimes.com)
  • As part of 'Delivering as One', the UN Country Team in Zambia operates through the UN Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF 2016-2021). (iom.int)
  • To further address gender inequality, in 2016, Zambia developed a national strategy to end child marriage, and national guidelines for the provision of integrated SRH/HIV/GBV services. (avert.org)
  • U.S. goods exports to Zambia in 2018 were $195 million, up 129.5% ($110 million) from 2017 and up 148.3% from 2008. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. goods imports from Zambia totaled $189 million in 2018, up 179.4% ($122 million) from 2017, and up 268.2% from 2008. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Zambia (stock) was $47 million in 2018, a 19.0% decrease from 2017. (ustr.gov)
  • Recovery in Zambia has remained subdued in 2017, according to the World Bank's new Economic Brief, How Zambia Can Borrow Without Sorrow , despite a bumper harvest, improved electricity generation, and an easing of monetary policy. (worldbank.org)
  • In 2017, 630,000 of the 1.1 million adults (aged 15 and over) living with HIV in Zambia were women . (avert.org)
  • Zambia had one of the world's fastest growing economies for the ten years up to 2014, with real GDP growth averaging roughly 6.7% per annum, though growth slowed during the period 2015 to 2017, due to falling copper prices, reduced power generation, and depreciation of the kwacha. (economy.com)
  • This small international airport is the gateway to Victoria Falls in the very northwest tip of Zambia. (iexplore.com)
  • Zambia is home to the Victoria Falls (about 400 km from Chikankata) and the Zambezi River. (salvationarmy.org)
  • Featuring an incredible location near some of Zambia's most popular attractions, our hotel is close to Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. (marriott.com)
  • The small town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe appears just west of the falls, with smaller tourist facilities on the east bank in Zambia. (cia.gov)
  • Zambia and neighbor Zimbabwe have suffered power cuts due to their heavy reliance on hydropower from plants at the Kariba Dam on the Zambezi river, upstream of the famous Victoria Falls waterfalls, which water authorities warn is drying fast. (reuters.com)
  • Zambia is, bordered by Tanzania to the northeast, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, with a narrow strip of Namibia known as the Caprivi Strip to the southwest, Angola to the west, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the northwest. (wikitravel.org)
  • Volunteers fly by commercial airlines to Livingstone, Zambia and then have a one hour drive to the hospital. (samaritanspurse.org)
  • View some of the most historic memorabilia of the area by visiting the Livingstone Museum, named after the Scottish explorer and missionary who first visited Zambia in 1855, or enjoy a thrilling safari at the nearby Chobe National Park. (marriott.com)
  • UN-Habitat is working with the government of the Republic of Zambia in formulating the National Urbanisation Policy (NUP). (unhabitat.org)
  • As a key implementing agency of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CDC works with Zambia to build a sustainable, high-impact national HIV response to accelerate progress towards the UNAIDS global targets to control the HIV epidemic by the year 2020. (cdc.gov)
  • In Zambia, COVID-19 testing capability was established in February 2020 with US and Japanese assistance. (uib.no)
  • [10] TAZARA, the Tanzania-Zambia railway line, has a major terminal in the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • It provides connectivity to the port in Tanzania from Zambia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda are overcoming the legacy of central planning and charting a course from poverty to prosperity. (berkeley.edu)
  • Much of Zambia remains poor, with GDP per capita of the order of USD1800/year, and the bulk of Zambia's population lives on subsistence agriculture. (wikitravel.org)
  • Zambia's dependency on copper makes it vulnerable to depressed commodity prices, but record high copper prices and a bumper maize crop in 2010 helped Zambia rebound quickly from the world economic slowdown that began in 2008. (ucla.edu)
  • The State Department has recalled the U.S. ambassador to Zambia after Zambia's president asked for him to be withdrawn. (npr.org)
  • Reports indicate that Zambia may sporadically require proof of YF vaccination for travelers coming from nonrisk countries as well as all travelers departing Zambia, despite Zambia's published declaration to the contrary under the International Health Regulations. (tripprep.com)
  • Zambia: Mrs. Betty Kaunda Reviews Zambia's First Woman Police Squad. (britishpathe.com)
  • Zambia: President Kaunda Stresses Zambia's Peacemaking Role: Denies Dictating. (britishpathe.com)
  • Zambia: Mr. Kaunda Confident Zambia's Economic Affairs Are Improving. (britishpathe.com)
  • Zambia: President Kaunda Files Nomination For Zambia's Forthcoming General. (britishpathe.com)
  • Zambia: Somali Premier Egal Visits Zambia's Trade Fair. (britishpathe.com)
  • Zambia: Zambia's First Mobile Blood Bank Goes Into Service. (britishpathe.com)
  • The United National Independence Party (UNIP) was founded in Kabwe by Kenneth Kaunda , who later became the first President of Zambia and remained in office from 1964 to 1991. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name was changed to Zambia upon independence in 1964. (wikitravel.org)
  • On 24 October 1964, Zambia became independent of the United Kingdom and prime minister Kenneth Kaunda became the inaugural president. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was renamed Zambia at independence in 1964. (wikipedia.org)
  • Central Province contains 20.64% of the total area of cultivated land in Zambia and contributes 23.85% of the total agricultural production in the country, with wheat being the major crop. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative, a CDC resident advisor is assigned to the malaria-endemic country of Zambia to support the implementation of malaria prevention and control interventions. (cdc.gov)
  • Although Zambia lies within the tropics, its climate is modified by the altitude of the country and is generally favourable to human settlement and comfort. (britannica.com)
  • Zambia currently hosts about 76,000 refugees and asylum seekers across the country. (wfp.org)
  • This segment looks at the country of Zambia as it begins a nationwide program to deliver Vitamin A to its population through sugar fortification as just one part of a multi-pronged strategy. (berkeley.edu)
  • This film explores the work of a hospice in Zambia, a country on the front line in the world fight against HIV/AIDS. (berkeley.edu)
  • As can be seen even from the bizarre squashed-peanut shape of the country, Zambia is one of the stranger legacies of colonialism, agglomerating a large number of different tribes (73, according to the official count) and languages (20, plus dialects). (wikitravel.org)
  • Fortunately, with a long history of coexistence, significant migration around the country and similar Bantu-family languages, they all seem to get along pretty well and Zambia has been spared the violent inter-tribal strife that has decimated countries like Rwanda . (wikitravel.org)
  • Emeli Sande visited Zambia in 2014 to witness some of the challenges that the country faces and how Oxfam is helping to empower women and protect rights to health care and education. (oxfam.org)
  • We sent our crew to the country of Zambia to bring images of the total solar eclipse as it happened. (exploratorium.edu)
  • As such, UNICEF in Zambia proposes ongoing emergency preparedness and response actions, in support of its wider Country Programme that aims at reducing child vulnerabilities over the long term. (unicef.org)
  • The country isn't doing great economically because the price of copper, which Zambia has a ton of, has dropped. (npr.org)
  • PERALTA: So what this means, he says, is that Zambia just lost a powerful voice at what he says is an urgent moment for a country moving in the wrong direction. (npr.org)
  • Migration has long been a feature of the social and economic fabric of Zambia, with Zambia being a country of origin, transit and destination for male, female and child migrants from neighbouring countries and beyond. (iom.int)
  • The United Nations in Zambia is a Delivering as One country and supports the Government and people of Zambia in their efforts to realize the long-term national Vision 2030. (iom.int)
  • There remains a need to look closely at ways to improve debt management to ensure that economic growth has sustainable foundations, and that borrowed money is invested wisely to ensure inclusive growth," said Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg , the Bank's Country Manager for Zambia . (worldbank.org)
  • Zambia is a landlocked country which has recently gained access to international submarine fibre optic cables. (internetworldstats.com)
  • Although yellow fever is not a big problem in Zambia, if you are continuing to another country, you may be required to show proof of vaccination for your onward travel. (iexplore.com)
  • The country of Zambia is extremely poor, and there was virtually no tourism infrastructure even by the early 1990s. (destination360.com)
  • Zambia has one of the fastest growing populations in the world, but economic growth and major investments in the country have failed to improve the lives of most Zambians, with two-thirds still living in poverty. (msf.org.au)
  • Unlike it's neighbours, Zambia has managed to avoid war and upheaval in its post-colonial years, earning itself a reputation for political stability.The landlocked country has experienced rapid economic growth over the last decade as Africa's second largest copper producer, after the Democratic Republic of Congo. (msf.org.au)
  • In support to government effort to resettle and integrate former refugees in the northwest and western part of the country, UNHabitat under the UN-Zambia joint programme, Promoting Human Security through Sustainable Resettlement, assisted in the opening up of access roads and construction of low-cost demonstration houses using green technology in Meheba and Mayukwayukwa Refugee settlements. (unhabitat.org)
  • However Zambia under Kaunda was a staunch anti-Apartheid supporter, one of the only countries in the region to be so. (wikitravel.org)
  • Zambia: President Kaunda Opens Zambia Trade Fair. (britishpathe.com)
  • Zambia: President Kenneth Kaunda Of Zambia Attacks Western Response To Raid Into. (britishpathe.com)
  • Zambia: President Kaunda Awards First Degrees At University Of Zambia. (britishpathe.com)
  • The territory of what is now Zambia was known as Northern Rhodesia from 1911. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zambia is currently our 132nd largest goods trading partner with $385 million in total (two way) goods trade during 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Zambia was $6 million in 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • Zambia was the United States' 134th largest goods export market in 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Zambia totaled $459 thousand in 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • Zambia was the United States' 115th largest supplier of goods imports in 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Zambia totaled $906 thousand in 2018. (ustr.gov)
  • In 2018, around 48,000 adults and 5,400 children became newly infected with HIV in Zambia. (avert.org)
  • With six successful democratic elections since 1991, Zambia is known for its political stability. (internetworldstats.com)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) office in Zambia was launched in December 2000 and has worked closely with Zambian Central Government and provincial health offices to build a robust national HIV/AIDS response. (cdc.gov)
  • Looks at the economic situation in Zambia and how foreign aid is being utilized by the Zambian government and non-governmental organizations. (berkeley.edu)
  • This forecast assumes the Zambian government will continue to implement its economic reform program, Zambia Plus. (worldbank.org)
  • This symposium is vitally important as the more than 100 Zambian and international experts will examine ECD best practices that can be implemented not only in Zambia, but globally," said Sylwander. (unicef.org)
  • Speaking when Finnish Ambassador to Zambia Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury paid a courtesy call on him, the Zambian minister said the government has put high premium on safety and wants to partner with Finnish firms that are interested in investing in the mining sector, according to a release. (iol.co.za)
  • Both Ghana and Zambia have played some good football to reach this stage, which is why we need a strong team," said Bwalya, who was in the Zambian team that last played at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. (modernghana.com)
  • Having first worked in Zambia in 1999, MSF handed over its medical activities to the Zambian Ministry of Health in 2013. (msf.org.au)
  • Read the original article on Times of Zambia . (allafrica.com)
  • Zambia: Aftermath Of Bomb Explosion In "Times Of Zambia" Offices. (britishpathe.com)
  • The present Technical Advisor of the Organic Producer and Processor Association of Zambia (OPPAZ) had closely collaborated with Ecocert in Malawi. (fao.org)
  • In 2000 Ecocert had two inspection rounds in Zambia and a total of 2 500 ha was certified for organic production (large commercial and small-scale farms) as well as 8 000 ha of forest and bush-land for wild harvesting of mushrooms and bee keeping areas. (fao.org)
  • CDC established an office in Zambia in 2000 and has worked closely ever since with various Government ministries and provincial health offices to sustain a robust national HIV response. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established an office in Zambia in 2000. (cdc.gov)
  • Zambia was overtaken by the Democratic Republic of Congo. (economy.com)
  • Recommended for unvaccinated travelers one year old or older going to Zambia. (cdc.gov)
  • Recommended for unvaccinated travelers of all ages to Zambia. (cdc.gov)
  • CDC recommends that travelers going to Zambia take prescription medicine to prevent malaria. (cdc.gov)
  • This segment looks at the AIDS epidemic in Zambia and other sub-Saharan African nations which has crippled the agricultural community, forcing children to undertake the responsibilities of farming. (berkeley.edu)
  • Conventional methods of land preparation and cropping practices can contribute to soil degradation and hinder efforts to increase agricultural production beyond subsistence levels in Zambia. (fao.org)
  • Zambia is overtaken by Guinea, which was ranked number 95 with $2,340,570.63 Thousand PPP = 2004-2006 and is followed by Honduras with $2,250,867.95 Thousand PPP = 2004-2006. (nationmaster.com)
  • A rigorous elimination of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programme has been implemented in Zambia, which has seen the percentage of vertical transmission drop by 51% between 2011 and 2012. (avert.org)
  • With climate change emerging as one of the biggest threats in Zambia, weather extremes of increased frequency, intensity and magnitude over the last few decades are negatively impacting agriculture and increasing food insecurity. (wfp.org)
  • Zambia has had one of the world's fastest growing economies for the past ten years, with real GDP growth averaging roughly 5.5% per annum. (ucla.edu)
  • In 2010, the World Bank named Zambia one of the world's fastest economically reformed countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Bank has partnered with Zambia since 1955 to support the country's development projects, including mining, infrastructure and health. (worldbank.org)
  • Small-scale farmers are the main producers of food in Zambia - meeting an estimated 80 percent of the country's food needs . (fao.org)
  • 1 . Using any number from 0 to 10, where 0 is the worst customer care possible and 10 is the best customer care possible, what number would you use to rate the country's overall Customer Care as delivered by the various companies in Zambia? (surveymonkey.com)
  • Tells the stories of social entrepreneurs who are helping the desperate, the destitute and the determined to make a new beginning -- from Moses Zulu's home and school for AIDS orphans in Zambia to Mimi Silbert's San Francisco based Delancey Street foundation, which helps drug addicts and criminals turn their lives around. (berkeley.edu)
  • In Zambia, where one in five of the population are HIV-positive (most under 40 years old), all of the eleven million population has been touched by HIV/AIDS in some way. (berkeley.edu)
  • In the same year around 1.2 million people in Zambia were living with HIV and 17,000 people died from an AIDS-related illnesses. (avert.org)
  • Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) - PMTCT services continue to be supported at 804 Zambia public health facilities, with all of these sites providing antiretroviral therapy for all HIV-infected pregnant women. (cdc.gov)
  • Explore this page to find out more about populations most affected by HIV in Zambia , testing and counselling , prevention programmes , antiretroviral treatment availability , civil society's role , HIV and TB , barriers to the response , funding and the future of HIV in Zambia . (avert.org)
  • UNICEF in Zambia endeavours to support children and their families in a situation of acute and chronic vulnerability. (unicef.org)
  • This is despite the fact that early childhood is the most significant period of development in our lives, establishing the cognitive, emotional, and social foundation upon which we build our futures," said UNICEF Zambia Representative Lotta Sylwander. (unicef.org)
  • Since 1996, Plan International Zambia has been promoting children's rights alongside communities, partners and the government. (plan-international.org)
  • Following the commutation of the death sentences of 53 prisoners to custodial sentences by the President of Zambia, Amnesty International renewed its call for the government to join the worldwide trend towards the abolition of the death penalty. (amnesty.org)
  • The Inclusive Framework welcomes The Bahamas and Zambia, bringing to 110 the total number of countries and jurisdictions participating on an equal footing in the Project. (oecd.org)
  • Following Mwanawasa's untimely death in office Zambia went on to the 2011 election and claimed the title of being one of the few African countries to have a sitting President lose an election. (wikitravel.org)
  • Cholera is a major public health issue in Zambia, with epidemics typically occurring during the rainy season. (msf.org.au)
  • IOM has had a presence in Zambia since 1990 and became an IOM Member State two years later in May 1992. (iom.int)
  • The literacy rate of zambia is/total=%80.6/Male=%86.6/female=%74.8.The life expectancy of zanbia is 52 years old. (smore.com)
  • there's four types of visas you can get when traveling to Zambia: 7-day transit visa, single. (destination360.com)
  • Central Province is one of Zambia 's ten provinces . (wikipedia.org)
  • Central Province is considered the birthplace of the national movement of Zambia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chikankata services a catchment population of over 100,000 people, nearly all living in remote areas of the Southern Province in Zambia. (salvationarmy.org)
  • The town of Zimba is located in the Southern Province of Zambia. (samaritanspurse.org)
  • Pemba is a small town (population about 4,000) located in Pemba District of the Southern Province of Zambia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pemba also hosts the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) television transmitter station for the Southern Province. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tuberculosis is highly endemic and a major public health problem in Zambia. (iamat.org)
  • Americans need a pre-approved multiple-entry visa to visit Zambia, which costs US$80 and is valid for up to three years. (iexplore.com)
  • In the early days of organic agriculture the UK Soil Association gave assistance in setting-up an association for Zambia. (fao.org)
  • Better copper prices and wet weather mean growth is picking up, but Zambia could invest in agriculture and needs to pay off debt. (worldbank.org)
  • Since 2014, Zambia Agriculture Net Production rose 1.2% year on year. (nationmaster.com)
  • How does Zambia perform in the Agriculture industry? (nationmaster.com)
  • Hunter conducted these value chain analyses to gather market information for the development of the marketing component of the Realigning Agriculture to Improve Nutrition (RAIN) project, implemented by Concern Worldwide in Mumbwa, Zambia. (hungercenter.org)
  • And he said that the U.S. had saved more than 1 million lives in Zambia with just its HIV programs, and then he went on to accuse the government of being hypocritical, of outright stealing millions of dollars intended to go to important welfare programs. (npr.org)
  • He wrote - and I'm quoting now - "the current government of Zambia wants foreign diplomats to be compliant with open pocketbooks and closed mouths. (npr.org)
  • The government of Zambia has exercised exceedingly poor oversight and enforcement of legal requirements over commercial farms. (ipsnews.net)
  • This case study outlines some steps that Zambia has taken to improve revenue collection from the mining sector, with support from the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF), the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF), and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). (oecd.org)
  • Zambia achieved lower middle-income status in 2011 after years of impressive economic performance. (wfp.org)
  • Malaria information for Zambia. (cdc.gov)
  • Zambia Population HIV Impact Assessment (ZAMPHIA ) - First population-based survey in Zambia to measure national HIV incidence, pediatric and adult HIV prevalence and viral load suppression. (cdc.gov)
  • Prevalence among adults in Zambia has changed little over the last decade despite decreasing infection rates. (avert.org)
  • HIV Treatment Program - With a projected estimate of 1.2 million people living with HIV, CDC and other PEPFAR agencies are focused on getting Zambia to achieve 90% treatment coverage among PLHIV by the end of FY19. (cdc.gov)
  • Working in partnership with the people in Zambia the Project seeks to help, support and empower the host communities to develop solutions to their problems and difficulties. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Project also seeks to raise awareness of the conditions and causes that offend the human dignity of so many people throughout the world and to forge close bonds of solidarity between communities in Ireland and communities in Zambia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chikankata Mission strives to achieve this for the people of Zambia through God's strength. (salvationarmy.org)
  • CDC, as a key PEPFAR implementing agency, has worked in a step-wise fashion to build the additional capacity and infrastructure necessary for a sustainable, high impact HIV response in Zambia. (cdc.gov)
  • The 101-page report, "Forced to Leave: Commercial Farming and Displacement in Zambia," examines the impact of commercial farms on residents' rights to health, housing, livelihood, food and water security, and education. (ipsnews.net)
  • Improving Public Health Surveillance - CDC is supporting the Ministry of Health (MOH) in key, long-term, sustainable efforts through the Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI), and also through the Field Epidemiology and Training Program (FETP), strengthening MOH staff capacity to detect and respond in a timely and effective manner to health threats and outbreaks. (cdc.gov)
  • While migration dynamics are complex, there are significant opportunities for migration to be an enabler of sustainable development in Zambia. (iom.int)
  • It's no coincidence that we are here today," Bwalya, now the Zambia Football Association president, said as he read from a short speech he prepared. (deseretnews.com)