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INJECTABLE PrEP NOW AVAILABLE IN NAKONDE

NAKONDE District has rolled out the injectable medicine for preventing the acquisition of HIV. The medicine is known as Cabotegravir Long-acting Injectable (CAB-LA. Speaking at the thunderous launch, which took place yesterday at Nakonde Urban Clinic, Her Royal...

John Chilombo: Championing eLMIS in Lukulu District

John Chilombo: Championing eLMIS in Lukulu District

John Chilombo, a Registered Nurse and In-Charge at Lukau Health Post in Lukulu District, Western Province, is championing the implementation of the Electronic Logistics Management Information System (eLMIS) to streamline healthcare operations. His journey with eLMIS...

USAID CHEKUP II Rewards Excellence!

USAID CHEKUP II Rewards Excellence!

At the center of implementing the USAID Controlling HIV Epidemic for Key and Underserved Populations II (USAID CHEKUP II) Activity are staff, who spend countless hours ensuring that key and underserved populations access inclusive health services. Every day, the...

Anseli Inambao: A Self-Made eLMIS Expert

Anseli Inambao: A Self-Made eLMIS Expert

Along the USAID eSCMIS project’s journey of supporting Zambia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) with transforming the healthcare system through the implementation of the electronic Logistics Management Information System (eLMIS), many remarkable successes have emerged. One...

Nurturing sustainability: From peer to mentor

Nurturing sustainability: From peer to mentor

Meet Agness Nawa, a youth who walked into the Katondo DREAMS Center in Kabwe as a student seamstress and—with a gleaming smile—walked out as both a mentor and business lady! Fueled by the desire to acquire a tailoring skill, Agness joined the Kozo Program under the...

USAID Partners with Zambia to Respond to Cholera

USAID Partners with Zambia to Respond to Cholera

In the face of Zambia's severe cholera outbreak, which has claimed over 22,000 cases and 719 lives since October 2023, USAID emerges as a crucial player in the response effort. Collaborating closely with the Zambian Ministry of Health and local communities such as...

Strategy to support Tuberculosis elimination in  Zambia Launched

Strategy to support Tuberculosis elimination in Zambia Launched

  To achieve the national vision of “Zero deaths, disease, and suffering due to TB'', the U.S. government supported the Ministry of Health to develop the first National Advocacy, Communication, and Social Mobilization Strategy for TB elimination 2023 -2026. The...

Saving for a dignified lifestyle: the story of Angela

Saving for a dignified lifestyle: the story of Angela

Meet Angela Kantunsa, a Kapiri Mponshi-based youth who used the sewing skills she acquired to raise and save money to build and electrify a three-bedroom house for herself and her family. Angela discloses that when she received her share of her group’s savings, which...