United States Provides Additional $6.7 Million for COVID Assistance in Zambia

LUSAKA – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided an additional ZMK 112 million ($6.7 million) in COVID-19 assistance for Zambia. USAID will continue to work in partnership with the Zambia Ministry of Health (MOH), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health partners ...
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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 Pledges Nearly $2 Billion in Assistance to Zambia

LUSAKA – Today, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, and U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) David Young commemorated the U.S. government’s commitment to implement a five-year, K39 billion ($1.9 billion) development strategy for Zambia.  The long-term strategy will improve health, education, economic development, and democratic governance for Zambia’s people.  The announcement ...
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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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U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Launches and Hands Over New Lecture Hall to the University of Zambia

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Daniel L. Foote Launch and Handover of the New Lecture Hall University of Zambia, College of Medical Sciences, School of Public Health Ridgeway Campus January 31, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Ministry of Higher Education Permanent Secretary Mabvuto Sakala University of Zambia Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Enala Tembo Mwase University of ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Daniel L. Foote at the Launch of Zambia’s Violence Against Children Survey Report

Hotel Intercontinental, Lusaka, Zambia November 7, 2018  Honorable Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development Moses Mawere UNICEF Country Representative Ministry of Health Representative Representative of the University of Zambia’s Department Of Population Studies Director of the Central Statistics Office Ladies and gentlemen All other protocols observed Good Morning. I am pleased to address this ...
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