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HIV Profile for Zambia

National HIV and AIDS, STI, TB Policy

There is no aspect of life that has not directly or indirectly been negatively influenced by the AIDS epidemic. AIDS has become the major cause of illness and death among the young and middle aged adults, depriving households and society of a critical human resource base and thereby reversing the social and economic gains made since independence.

Scale Up Plan for HIV Care and Antiretroviral Therapy Services - Zambia

With over one million people living with HIV/AIDS and 20% of these eligible for ART, expanding access to treatment is one of the most pressing challenges in Zambia. Provision of treatment is essential to alleviate suffering and to mitigate the devastating impact of the epidemic. It also presents unprecedented opportunities for a more effective response by involving people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and communities in providing care and strengthening of HIV prevention through increased awareness. Increased awareness creates a demand for counselling and testing and reducing stigma and discrimination.

National HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework - Zambia

Zambia is one of the Sub Saharan African countries worst affected by the HIV and AIDS pandemic. Estimates put the prevalence rate at about 16 percent among the 15-49 years age group and about 1 million Zambians infected with HIV, of which over 200,000 are in need of antiretroviral therapy.

Zambia Directory of Development Organisations

Guide to International Organisations, Governments, Private Sector, Development Agencies, Civil Society, Universities, Banks,, Microfinance Institutions and Development Consulting Firms

Zambia National Strategic AIDS Framework 2011 – 2015: Towards Improving the Quality of life of the Zambian People

The National HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework (NASF) 2011-2015 constitutes a multi-sectoral, multi-layer and decentralised response to HIV and AIDS in Zambia. The Framework is designed to provide adequate space and opportunities for communities, civil society, private sector, development partners (bilateral and  multi-lateral agencies) and government institutions to actively participate in the implementation based on their mandate and comparative advantage