Author: Constance Ngenda

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Routine viral load tests must be accessible for all

In Zambia, on 30 October, hundreds of people marched to launch a new campaign calling on African governments to make viral load tests routinely availa ...

Civil society to step up action on HIV treatment

Although the cost of HIV treatment has significantly declined over the last decade, access to comprehensive HIV services remains low especially in Afr ...

Mulela’s story: I refused to give in to stigma

After experiencing horrifying discrimination from her community because she had tuberculosis and HIV, Mulela refused to be crushed. ...

Political will needed to tackle violence against women and children in Africa

HIV and sexual violence against women are issues under the spotlight as leaders and activists gather in South Africa. ...

Poor access to information prevents women from accessing skilled care during pregnancy and delivery – Maria Zulu’s story

Maria Zulu, 33, of Mutendere community in Lusaka, Zambia, is a mother of three and a widow. She came to know of her HIV status during her third preg ...

International Women’s Day: a report from Zambia

Today is International Women's Day and various events are taking place all over the world. In Zambia, women, men, children and youth are commemorating ...

Pay attention to adolescents’ sexual health needs, Zambia’s First Lady urges policy makers

Zambia's First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba has urged policy makers to pay attention to the reproductive health needs of sexually active adolescents. ...

Zambian minister urges African governments to contribute towards clinical trials

Professor Nkandu Luo has urged African governments to support the development of new drugs against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria by actively contribut ...

Treatment as prevention: Network of Zambian People Living with HIV comments

The Network of Zambian People Living with HIV (NZP+) has commented on a recent statement made by Professor Paolo Marandola from the University of Pavi ...
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