U.S. Ambassador, Health Minister Announce 2020 HIV/AIDS Funding

LUSAKA – U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote and Zambian Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya today announced the U.S. government’s plans to contribute $421 million next year in support of the joint goal of reaching HIV epidemic control in Zambia by 2020. The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has made these funds available, …

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Open Call for Applications: January 1 through February 28, 2019

The Embassy of the United States of America Announces A Call for Applications for The U.S. PEPFAR Small Grants Program Open Call for Applications: January 1 through February 28, 2019 The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a new round of funding for the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Small Grants Program. Background:  …

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Secretary Pompeo Releases 2018 PEPFAR Strategy Progress Report

Today, on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo released the 2018 Progress Report on the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020). The new report highlights the significant strides that have been taken in the first year of …

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U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla Commissions Kantolomba Health Post and Launches the 2018 Country Operational Plan

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla Commissioning of Kantolomba Health Post and Launching of the 2018 Country Operational Plan September 11, 2018 Ndola, Copperbelt Province, Zambia Honorable Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Minister of Health Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Honorable Japhen Mwakalombe, Copperbelt Province Minister Your Worship Amon Chisanga, Mayor of Ndola Ladies and …

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Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla at the Commissioning of Mukobeko Medium Pre-Fabricated Health Post Kabwe

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla Commissioning of Mukobeko Medium Pre-Fabricated Health Post Kabwe, Central Province, Zambia September 13, 2018 Honorable Stephen Kampyongo, Minister of Home Affairs Honorable Sydney Mushanga, Central Province Minister Your Worship Prince Chileshe, Mayor of Kabwe Honorable Commissioner General Percy Chato Ladies and Gentlemen All other protocols observed …

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Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla at the Launch of the Southern Province Surge

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Global AIDS Coordinator Mamadi Yilla Launch of the Southern Province Surge Livingstone Central Hospital, Southern Province, Zambia September 12, 2018 Director of Ceremonies Honorable Dr. Edify Hamukale, Minister of Southern Province Ladies and Gentlemen All other protocols observed Good morning / Muli buti. I am delighted to be here this morning …

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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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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Christopher Krafft during the “Test and Treat Day”

August 15, 2017 Your Excellence President Edgar Chagwa Lungu Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Honorable Provincial Minister for Lusaka Japhet Mwakalombe Other senior government officials UN Residence Coordinator Janet Rogan and my other diplomatic community colleagues U.S. government officials Cooperating Partners Members of the media Ladies and Gentlemen… I am pleased to be …

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U. S. Ambassador Eric Schultz Brings America Days to Livingstone

Lusaka, Zambia—United States Ambassador to the Republic of Zambia Eric Schultz visited the Livingstone area February 13-14, 2017 as part of an America Days program, part of a United States effort to engage with the people of Zambia who live outside of the capital city. During his visit, Ambassador Schultz engaged with young Zambian leaders, …

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U.S. Embassy Accepting Applications for PEPFAR Small Grants Starting January 1, 2016

Lusaka– The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) 2016 Small Grants Program application opens January 1, 2016.  Registered community-based organizations working in the areas of HIV and AIDS prevention, the care and support of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), and democracy and governance related to the national HIV response are eligible to apply.  …

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