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ZAMBIA: Japan to increase AIDS funding
11 October 2004 (PlusNews ), Zambia has been included in Japan's increased budgetary allocation for African countries hard-hit by HIV/AIDS.
ZAMBIA: Italian AIDS drug firm to treat thousands
29 September 2004 (PlusNews ), Zambia has licensed a foreign drug manufacturer to produce anti-AIDS drugs for the benefit of thousands of HIV-positive people.
ZAMBIA: US millions earmarked for AIDS care
22 September 2004 (PlusNews ), A community-based project in Zambia is set to target over 500,000 people living with HIV and AIDS over six months, according to a local newspaper, the Daily Mail.
ZAMBIA: Manufacture of anti-AIDS drugs set to begin
17 September 2004 (PlusNews ), A Zambian government initiative to begin the local manufacture of cheap generic antiretroviral (ARV) drugs has been welcomed by AIDS activists.
ZAMBIA: Cash injection for rural HIV/AIDS
13 September 2004 (PlusNews ), The Zambia National AIDS Network (ZNAN) has provided a cash injection to support organisations implementing HIV/AIDS programmes in rural areas.
ZAMBIA: Prominent figure publicly tested for HIV
1 September 2004 (PlusNews ), Zambia's Vice president, Nevers Mumba, was earlier this week publicly tested for HIV in an effort to promote voluntary counselling and testing by his countrymen.
ZAMBIA: Emergency procurement of ARVs to prevent shortages
30 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Zambia's health ministry has spent US $253,000 to urgently purchase anti-AIDS drugs in response to shortages facing the national treatment plan.
ZAMBIA: People urged to use free AIDS drugs
27 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa has urged people living with HIV/AIDS to make use of anti-AIDS drugs, which are freely available at healthcare sites throughout the country.
ZAMBIA: Government announces local AIDS drug production
17 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Local manufacture of anti-AIDS drugs has started in Zambia with assistance from Cuba, Health Minister Brian Chituwo has announced.
ZAMBIA: AIDS drug shortage creates concern
13 August 2004 (PlusNews ), AIDS activists are concerned that Zambia's antiretroviral (ARV) treatment programme could be derailed by a lack of adequate planning.
ZAMBIA: Activists concerned over drug shortages in ARV roll-out
12 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Shortages of a critical generic antiretroviral (ARV) drug used in Zambia's AIDS treatment programme have revealed a lack of adequate planning by the government that could derail the ARV rollout, activists told PlusNews on Thursday.
ZAMBIA: AIDS treatment forgets women
11 August 2004 (PlusNews ), There has been no systematic attempt to inform Zambian women about HIV/AIDS or even encourage them to go for testing and access anti-AIDS treatment, a former government official has said.
ZAMBIA: Partly subsidised AIDS drugs increase treatment
11 August 2004 (PlusNews ), Zambia has partly subsidised anti-AIDS drugs to the benefit of more than 12,000 people living with HIV and AIDS, Agence France-Presse reported.
ZAMBIA: Drug regulation bill imperative for AIDS
2 August 2004 (PlusNews ), The delay in a proposed bill to regulate drug use in Zambia was cause for concern for the country as it battles against HIV and AIDS, Health Permanent Secretary Simon Miti has warned.
ZAMBIA: Global Fund millions pledged despite shortfall
13 July 2004 (PlusNews ), Two new grants of US $254 million for Zambia's fight against HIV/AIDS and $43 million for combating malaria have been approved by the Global AIDS Fund over the next five years.
ZAMBIA: Clinics roll out free AIDS drugs
6 July 2004 (PlusNews ), Free anti-AIDS drugs are being dispensed at four clinics in Zambia's capital, Lusaka, as part of continued government efforts to scale up treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS.
ZAMBIA: Expert advises against forced HIV testing
23 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Zambia's Integrated Health Programme (ZHIP) has said mandatory HIV testing could do little to broaden access to treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS.
ZAMBIA: Health minister apposes mandatory HIV testing
7 June 2004 (PlusNews ), There will be no mandatory HIV testing in Zambia, Health Minister Brian Chituwo has said.
ZAMBIA: Home-based care valuable in AIDS battle
4 June 2004 (PlusNews ), Community projects in Zambia are proving to be a valuable resource in mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS in the country.
ZAMBIA: Home-based care projects flourishing
3 June 2004 (PlusNews ), As Zambia struggles to provide adequate treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS, a long-standing community project has proven a valuable resource in efforts to mitigate the impact of the disease.

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