Author: Edwin Mbulo

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Charlize Theron honoured by World Economic Forum for HIV work

Academy award winning actress and HIV and AIDS campaigner Charlize Theron has been awarded the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award for her commitment ...

HIV group accuses Batoka hospital’s ARV clinic of failing people living with HIV

Livingstone, Zambia: A HIV positive group has accused Batoka hospital's antiretroviral clinic of failing to properly support people living with HIV, e ...

“Explosive” emerging and re-emerging diseases set to continue, warns WHO

Dr Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organisation, has warned that the “explosive” recent increase in emerging and re-emerging disea ...

Japan donates $343 to Global Fund – its most generous year yet

Japan has made a second donation of US$ 127 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis bringing its total contribution for 201 ...

Accuracy of countries’ health data must improve, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said a recent study published in The Lancet on which countries carry the largest disease burden highlights the ...

Literacy vital for the protection of women from HIV and unwanted pregnancies

Illiteracy is hindering women in Mozambique from preventing unwanted pregnancies and HIV leading to a higher mortality rate for mothers, a health spec ...

70% of HIV+ children who need treatment still going without

Only 28% of children who need antiretroviral treatment can obtain it, an HIV specialist at the World Health Organisation has said. ...

‘Huge challenges’ on HIV in prisons says Zambian minister

Prison officials must be helped to overcome the "huge challenges" linked to HIV in prisons, Zambia’s home affairs deputy minister has said. ...

Global Fund approves US$75 million for Mali’s HIV response

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved US$75 million for HIV screening, prevention and treatment in Mali over the next t ...

Southern Zambia records 505 cases of gender based violence

The commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism against gender based violence was marred by apathy as only ten institutions plus ruling party the Patriot ...
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