News & Events

UTH – PEPFAR Supported ART Clinic

JB was only 12 years old when he was diagnosed as HIV positive. He was first brought to University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka after having two weeks of severe headaches and vomiting. After he was admitted, JB’s health quickly degenerated. A simple blood sample determined that JB had malaria. But despite the malaria treatment ...
Read More»

Zambia’s Luapula Province Sees Increase in Male Involvement in PMTCT

An increasing number of men are proving that they can be true partners in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Zambia, where the HIV epidemic continues to disproportionately devastate women and girls.  In Luapula Province, husbands and boyfriends have started to travel with their pregnant partners to antenatal clinic visits, encouraging their wives to get health ...
Read More»

MOH-CBoH-SI / Central Board of Health and JHPIEGO

Agness is a midwife and the coordinator for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) and test counseling services at the Nangongwe Clinic in Kafue District, Zambia.  The clinic started using the Smart Card — or electronic medical record system (EMRs) — in April 2005, and already has more than 1,000 clients who are users of this ...
Read More»

Pediatric ART

Susan was only 12 months old when she was brought by her grandmother into the pediatric center at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, Zambia, one sunny October morning.  Susan was extremely frail, dull, and lifeless. Less than a year ago, Susan would have followed so many other Zambian children to the grave after ...
Read More»