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Last updated:   [05/04/21] ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding ...
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World Press Freedom Day: Protect Our Cherished Media Freedoms

 World Press Freedom Day: Protect Our Cherished Media Freedoms by David Young, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i, U.S. Embassy World Press Freedom Day provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of a free press and the critical role it plays in undergirding democracies and informing the public about the issues of the day. Having worked as ...
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USAID Transforming Teacher Education in Zambia Project Launch

U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. David Young USAID Transforming Teacher Education in Zambia Project Launch Friday, April 9, 2021  (Remarks as prepared) Ministry of General Education – Permanent Secretary-Technical Services Dr. Jobbicks Kalumba Ministry of Higher Education – Permanent Secretary Ms. Kayula Siame University of Zambia – Deputy Vice Chancellor Dr. Tamala Kambikambi University of ...
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Remarks by USAID Mission Director Sheryl Stumbras: World Malaria Day Commemoration Event

Remarks by USAID Mission Director Sheryl Stumbras World Malaria Day Commemoration Event Lusaka, Zambia April 26, 2021 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Jonas Chanda WHO Country Representative, Dr. Nathan Bakyaita (By chai ta) Permanent Secretary of Technical Services, Dr. Kennedy Malama Director of Health Promotion, Environment and Social Determinants, Dr. Able ...
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United States Continues Fight Against Malaria Amidst COVID-19

LUSAKA – The United States joins the Zambian government in commemorating World Malaria Day under the 2021 theme, “Draw a Line for Malaria Free Zambia.”  The United States is proud to support Zambia to continue its fight against malaria, working together to sustain essential malaria services amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite incredible ...
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United States Delivers over $1.25 Million to Civil Society Organizations to Achieve HIV Epidemic Control

LUSAKA — Today, the U.S. government, through its President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Community-Led Program, awarded over $1.25 million to 10 civil society organizations representing the ten provinces of Zambia.  Martin Dale, Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy, and Dapyhne Williams, PEPFAR Country Coordinator, announced the grants during a virtual awards ...
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