Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Single Company Promotion of Abbott Laboratories

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Single Company Promotion of Abbott Laboratories U.S. Embassy, Lusaka, Zambia July 11, 2019  (as prepared for delivery) Good evening.  I would like to acknowledge the Honorable Minister of Health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Honorable Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Mr. Christopher Yaluma, other Zambian government officials, other members ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote During the Independence Day Reception

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Independence Day Reception U.S. Chief of Mission’s Residence, Lusaka, Zambia June 27, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Mulibwanji, nakulandilani.  My wife Claudia, son Danny, my Embassy colleagues, and I extend our warmest welcome to you, as we observe the 243rd anniversary of the independence of the United States ...
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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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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. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Christopher M. Krafft on World AIDS Day

December 11, 2017 Your Excellency President Edgar Chagwa Lungu Your Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia Honorable Chief Justice Irene Mambilima Honorable Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini All of the Honorable Cabinet Ministers present and other senior government officials UN Resident Coordinator Janet Rogan and my ...
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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. Embassy Invites Community HIV/AIDS Groups to Apply for PEPFAR Grant

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) 2017 Small Grants Program invites 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 Zambia’s national HIV response to apply for one-time awards of up to ZMW ...
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ZAMPHIA Dissemination Meeting

Dr. Sundeep Gupta U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention Country Director Keynote Speaker, ZAMPHIA Dissemination Meeting 2 December 2016 Good morning. It is truly humbling to be here today representing the United States Government, and I want to extend my appreciation to the Ministry for this honor. I have only been in the country ...
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U.S. Government and Zambia Ministry of Health Release Groundbreaking HIV Survey Results

Lusaka — The U.S. Government and the Zambia Ministry of Health released the initial results of a groundbreaking survey: the Zambia Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (ZAMPHIA) on December 1, 2016. ZAMPHIA is a nationally representative, population-based HIV survey that was launched on November 27, 2015. The survey measured the burden of HIV and the impact ...
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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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U.S. Government, Ministry of Health, and Columbia University Launch New Health Survey

Ndola — The U.S. Government, Zambian Ministry of Health, and U.S.-based Columbia University launched a groundbreaking survey:  the Zambia Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (ZAMPHIA) on November 27, 2015 at the Levy Mwanawasa stadium.  The ZAMPHIA survey is a nationally representative, population-based HIV impact assessment that will commence in mid-December and is expected to run for ...
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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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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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New Ambassador for U.S. Government International HIV/AIDS Support

International HIV/AIDS Support Dr. Deborah Birx was sworn in on April 25 as the new Ambassador at Large and U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Ambassador Birx’s role, which she will undertake from Washington, DC, will be to lead all U.S. government international HIV/AIDS efforts through the implementation of the ...
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United States Supports Zambia Association of Musicians’ Strategic Plan

January 16, 2014 NR/1009/01/16/14 For Immediate Release CONTACT: Janet Deutsch Public Affairs Officer Phone: 357000 Lusaka — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) collaborated with the Zambia Association of Musicians (ZAM) and the Government of the Republic of Zambia to launch a strategic plan that strengthens the capacity of musicians to be successful ...
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