Author: Edwin Mbulo

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Zambia focuses on young people for a more prosperous and AIDS-free generation

As people with HIV in Zambia are now living longer and healthier lives, the focus is shifting to young people and the opportunity to work towards an A ...

One man’s struggle to get HIV treatment for his village

Osborn is a determined man who cycles more than 30 km from his village at least five times a month to get HIV medication for friends and neighbours. ...

HIV expert in Zambia links infections to underage drinking

Steven Chongo, Livingstone district HIV/AIDS coordinating advisor, says substance abuse among the youths makes them vulnerable to unprotected sexual i ...

Barriers to youths accessing HIV medication in Zambia

Zambian youths living with HIV do not always adhere to their drug treatment as they are embarrassed to access services together with adults, says HIV ...

Zambian health minister blames UNICEF for rationing of HIV medication

A Zambian deputy minister of health has admitted rationing HIV treatment but blames UNICEF for the delay in making the lifesaving drugs available. ...

Children inspire HIV-positive mother to educate others

“Once it sunk in that I was HIV positive, my thoughts went to my children. I decided I could not give up,” said Abaynesh Tafa, a 37-year-old mother of ...

Zambian government sued over poor diet of prisoners with HIV

An inmate serving a 15 year jail sentence and a former prisoner who was released after being pardoned have sued the Zambian government over the poor d ...

Zambian beauty queen donates food to mothers and children living with HIV

A 20 year-old model is urging people to unite to change society following a donation of K2 million (USD 500) worth of food to mothers and children liv ...

The Global Fund targets $15 billion to fight HIV, TB and malaria

The Global Fund targets $15 billion to effectively fight AIDS, TB and malaria ...

Zambia to benefit from US-led military health promotions

The American and Zambian government are running the world’s second largest programme on health promotion in the defense forces, the American ambassado ...
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