Press Briefing by Ambassador Schultz in Kasama, October 26, 2016

Ambassador Schultz:  We have officials from the Embassy here in Kasama.  This is in fact the inaugural…we are calling it “America Days,” where we travel around Zambia and introduce the United States to the Zambian public.  And in particular some of the things we are doing here, we met with the provincial minister, the P.S. ...
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United States Partners with Project Concern International to Support Church Based HIV Prevention Initiatives

Lusaka. July 21, 2015. MAZABUKA – On July 21, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young attended a dissemination and award meeting organized by Project Concern International through its “Church Partnerships for Positive Change” (CPPC) project. Since late 2010, PCI has worked with the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) and the Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) in ...
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United States and Zambia Open HIV Services Clinic

Lusaka. June 30, 2015. KABWE — On June 30, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through funding provided by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and the Government of the Republic of Zambia officially opened the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial ART (antiretroviral therapy) Clinic. The newly refurbished clinic will provide vital ...
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United States Defense Attaché Hands Over 50th Medical Facility

Lusaka. June 2, 2015. LUSAKA — The United States Defense Attaché Office, part of the U.S. Mission to Zambia, officially handed over the Gondar Camp Hospital to the Zambian Ministry of Defense in a ceremony on May 22, 2015. The hospital, located in Chipata, Eastern Province, will support military personnel, their families, and community members ...
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United States and Zambia Commemorate Menstruation Hygiene Day

Lusaka. May 29, 2015. CHIPATA — On May 28, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education (MESVTEE) commemorated the second annual Menstruation Hygiene Day at an event held at the Nsanjika Primary School in Zambia’s Eastern Province. Organized by the USAID-funded Schools Promoting ...
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United States Ambassador Eric Schultz Visits Southern Province

April 9, 2015 | Contact: Janet Deutsch, Public Affairs Officer, Phone: 357000 LUSAKA – United States Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz this week visited Southern Province to promote U.S. government-funded health, wildlife, and other programs. U.S. Support for Zambian Health Programs In the last ten years, the United States has provided more than $2 billion ...
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United States Supports Launch of Zambia National Public Health Institute

Lusaka. February 11, 2015. LUSAKA – Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Joseph Kasonde launched the U.S. government-supported Zambia National Public Health Institute (NPHI) at a national stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, February 11 at the Intercontinental Hotel on Haile Selassie Road, Lusaka at 9:00AM. The NPHI will be a national-level unit that provides leadership and coordination ...
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United States Provides Medical Storage Units

Lusaka. February 11, 2015. On February 11, 2015, officials from the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health (MCDMCH) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) gathered in Kabwe with United States Government representatives to mark the official handover of 17 prefabricated medical storage units. Funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ...
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PEPFAR Honors Champions Striving for Equal Access to HIV Services in Zambia

LUSAKA – The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in collaboration with the National AIDS Council honored 12 “Champions” striving for equal access to quality HIV services in Zambia today. “We held this contest for the second year to draw attention to the extraordinary work people are doing throughout the country. These Champions ...
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Three U.S.-Funded Projects Strengthen Health Services in Zambia

Lusaka. November 20, 2014. LUSAKA – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the Zambian Government, has strengthened health service delivery and expanded HIV prevention across Zambia through three health projects: the Communication Support for Health (CSH) project, the Zambia Integrated Systems Strengthening Program (ZISSP), and the Zambia-led Prevention Initiative (ZPI). ...
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U.S.-Funded Project Extends Quality Health Care for Zambians

Lusaka. September 25, 2014. LUSAKA — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Society for Family Health (SFH) have made great strides in extending the government’s reach of essential health services across the country through the recently culminated Partnership for Integrated Social Marketing (PRISM) project. Using an integrated health service delivery model ...
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United States Supports Launch of Zambia Field Epidemiology Training Program

Lusaka. September 5, 2014. LUSAKA –Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary, Dr. Davy Chikamata, launched the U.S. government-supported Zambia Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), the first of its kind in Zambia, with a ceremony Friday, September 5 at Nomad’s Court, 34474 Off Alick Nkhata Road, Lusaka at 9:00AM. The Zambia FETP is a comprehensive, two-year, competency-based ...
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Strategic Plan Launched for Shimukunami Chiefdom Development

Lusaka. June 21, 2014. LUFWANYAMA — The United States and Zambian governments joined together with Her Royal Highness Chieftainess Shimukunami VIII of the Lamba people, Shimukunami Chiefdom, to launch a strategic plan that defines the chiefdom’s development aspirations and delivers the first-ever roadmap to achieve those goals. On June 21, the launch took place during ...
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United States and Zambia Promote Menstrual Hygiene Education to Keep Girls in School

Lusaka. May 28, 2014. LUSAKA – The United States and Zambian governments, together with cooperating partners, private sector companies, and non-governmental organizations, are observing Menstrual Hygiene Day with the theme of “Let’s start the conversation.” Today’s event focuses on menstrual hygiene management and is intended to raise awareness about the challenges affecting the health and ...
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U.S. “Saving Mothers, Giving Life” Decreases Maternal Deaths by 35 Percent

Lusaka. May 7, 2014. Lusaka – United States and Zambian leadership of “Saving Mothers, Giving Life,” an initiative committed to saving women’s lives from complications during pregnancy and childbirth in sub-Saharan Africa, reported a 35 percent decrease in maternal deaths in participating Zambian facilities during the first 12 months of the program. The news was ...
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U.S. and U.K. Announce Additional $10 million for Helping Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Lusaka. April 24, 2014. LUSAKA – At today’s launch of the Ng’ombe Clinic One-Stop Center, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID) announced an additional $10.2 million in funding to fight gender-based violence and give survivors greater access to clinical services. These supplementary funds, provided by DFID ...
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U.S. Government Handover Vehicles to Nursing and Midwifery Institutions

Lusaka. March 6, 2014. Lusaka – The United States is committed to working with the government and people of Zambia to improve health care for Zambians. On March 6, the Government of the United States, through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), officially handed over four vehicles to the Ministry of Health’s ...
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