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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  [09/22/20]  Country-Specific Information: Available data indicate community transmission of COVID-19 continues to occur throughout Zambia.  We strongly recommend reconsidering travel to Zambia at this time. On September 11, Zambian President Edgar Lungu authorized the reopening of schools and the reopening of bars, taverns, and nightclubs on the weekend. The full remarks of the ...
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United States Commemorates International Literacy Day Highlighting Partnership in Zambia’s COVID-19 Response

LUSAKA – Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights.  To commemorate ILD 2020, Komboni Radio interviewed Chargé d’Affaires David Young from the U.S. Embassy.  Chargé Young used the interview to highlight ...
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PEPFAR Small Grants Ceremony and Workshop

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young PEPFAR Small Grants Ceremony and Workshop U.S. Embassy, Lusaka, Zambia September 9, 2020  (as prepared for delivery)  Dr. Connie Osbourne, National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council, Director General Ladies and gentlemen All other protocols observed.   Good morning.  I welcome you to the U.S. Embassy’s awards ceremony for the U.S. President’s Emergency ...
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Zambian Grassroots Organizations Receive K2.6 Million from United States to Fight HIV

LUSAKA – Today, the U.S. government, through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Small Grants Program, awarded over K2.6 million  to 17 non-governmental grassroots organizations representing seven provinces in Zambia during a ceremony in the presence of U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young  and Dr. Connie Osbourne of the National AIDS Council. ...
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Dissemination of the SARS-CoV-2 Prevalence Study Preliminary Results

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young Dissemination of the SARS-CoV-2 Prevalence Study Preliminary Results Ministry of Health, Ndeke House, Lusaka, Zambia September 8, 2020 (as prepared for delivery) Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Technical Services, Dr. Kennedy Malama Professor Victor Mukonka, Director of the Zambia National ...
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United States Donates Critical Medical Equipment to Help Zambia Fight COVID-19

LUSAKA – Yesterday, the U.S. government donated lifesaving medical supplies to the Lusaka Provincial Health Office as an expression of ongoing support toward the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Zambia. The handover event featured the most recent contribution from the American people, through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. ...
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