An Unprecedented Moment in Zambia’s Fight against HIV/AIDS

By the United States PEPFAR Country Coordinator for Zambia Bethany Baxter. Zambia is at an unprecedented moment in the fight against HIV/AIDS.  For the first time in modern history, we have the opportunity to change the course of an epidemic without a vaccine or a cure.  The latest data from the U.S.-funded Zambia Population-based HIV …

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Op-Ed: Parting Thoughts by U.S. Ambassador Eric Schultz

Zambia, thanks for the great memories! As I reflect on my three years as U.S. Ambassador to Zambia, I consider what my goals were for U.S.-Zambia relations when I arrived in 2014. I wanted to increase U.S.-Zambia trade and investment. I sought to provide U.S. support for inclusive economic growth. I aspired to see further …

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World Malaria Day 2017 Op-Ed

Ending Malaria for Good is a Sound Investment By U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz Global progress in the fight against malaria since 2000 has been truly historic, and the U.S. Government has played a key role in this achievement.  The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 6.8 million malaria deaths were averted …

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U.S. Embassy New Year’s Message – By Ambassador Eric Schultz

U.S. Embassy New Year’s Message By Ambassador Eric Schultz I would like to take this time to wish the citizens of Zambia health and happiness in 2017.  I believe the coming year holds much prospect for all Zambians, especially when I reflect on all that Zambia and the United States have accomplished together. With the …

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Hands Up for HIV Treatment: Zambians to Save Lives through Adoption of Test & Start for HIV Treatment

Hands Up for HIV Treatment: Zambians to Save Lives through Adoption of Test & Start for HIV Treatment By the United States Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz. Zambia embarked this week on a bold move to keep HIV positive individuals healthy, and prevent the further spread of HIV, by adopting the World Health Organization’s recommended …

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Supporting Zambia’s Choice: By Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

By Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs In so many ways, the United States and Zambia are in this together: together in the fight to bring peace to Africa; together in the effort to lift tens of millions of Africans out of poverty; together in the push to end the …

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Opportunities through Wildlife Protection

by United States Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz Zambia is experiencing difficult economic times at the moment and yet to my mind the country’s long-term economic potential remains strong. One area that I have long argued has great promise is tourism, which can be an important source of employment, economic growth, and foreign exchange. Now, …

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New Year’s Greetings

Joint Statement By United States Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz German Ambassador to Zambia Bernd Finke Acting British High Commissioner to Zambia Lucy Joyce On behalf of our governments, we would like to wish the citizens of Zambia a prosperous, peaceful 2016. Zambia has proven itself throughout the years to be a shining example of …

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