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HIV and AIDS Education Strategic Plan - 2001-2005, Zambia

All sectors of our society need to play a part in the fight against this epidemic. On its part, the Ministry of Education has developed this 4 year Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS and Education Programme to guide the Ministry's strategic response to the problem. The plan seeks fullest commitment and support for HIV/AIDS activities in the education sector so that activities and interventions that are planned will achieve the ultimate result that we all so deeply desire - a Zambian society free from HIV/AIDS and all its associated misery and hardship.

Zambia UNGASS Country Report 2008

Zambia last reported to the UNGASS on HIV and AIDS in 2005. Since the last reporting period, the country has made progress in a number of areas towards implementing the Political Declaration of Commitments on HIV and AIDS which the Zambian Government together with 189 other member states endorsed and adopted in June 2001. Recognising the need for multisectoral action on a range of fronts, the Declaration of Commitments on HIV and AIDS addresses global, regional and country-level responses to prevent new HIV infections, expand health care access and mitigate the
epidemic’s impact.

HIV policy in Zambian military: time for change by Priti Patel

02 June 2008. PostZambia.com, Zambia. Last week the South African government conceded that the military could no longer reject all HIV positive individuals from employment, promotion or deployment. The South African government made this concession in response to a lawsuit brought by three individuals and the South African Security Forces Union (SASFU) challenging the ongoing discrimination against HIV positive employees and the military's policy to deny all HIV positive individuals employment with the military regardless of their actual fitness levels.

The Community Prepardness Programme in Zambia

In 2004, SAfAIDS started implementing a programme to complement national efforts to scale up uptake of ART through enhanced community preparedness and advocacy in Zambia. The main objective of the project was to increase community's literacy on HIV treatment and to influence national policy to make access to treatment easier.

Regional Antiretroviral Therapy Policy Dialogue - 31st May 2007, Lusaka, Zambia

Sustained access to anti-retroviral therapy (ART) remains a fundamental and indispensable complement to both treatment and prevention of HIV, as it restores hope to communities and societal structures. The treatment for HIV and AIDS has reached an "emergency" state across the Southern African region.

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