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ZAMBIA: HIV/AIDS information campaigns not reaching young men
25 August 2003 (PlusNews ), Poor, less educated young Zambian men are falling through the cracks of the country's HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns, giving rise to misconceptions and folk beliefs about the disease.
ZAMBIA: Countries plan joint AIDS drug purchase
22 August 2003 (PlusNews ), Zambia is exploring the possibility of purchasing HIV/AIDS drugs jointly with Zimbabwe and Malawi, the country's ministry of health said on Thursday.
ZAMBIA: Criteria announced for AIDS drug rollout
21 August 2003 (PlusNews ), The Zambian government has announced criteria for determining which of the country's HIV-positive people will benefit from a free HIV/AIDS drug rollout.
ZAMBIA: UN urges AIDS support for Zambia
11 August 2003 (PlusNews ), UN voluntary workers could soon be making up for man-hours lost due to AIDS-related deaths in Zambia, the UN special envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa, Stephen Lewis, said on Friday.
ZAMBIA: Lewis vows to help in accessing funds
7 August 2003 (PlusNews ), Stephen Lewis, the UN Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa, on Thursday gave a personal undertaking to ensure that Zambia rapidly accesses a US $19.2 grant from the Global Fund to tackle the pandemic.
ZAMBIA: Country struggles with AIDS orphan support
6 August 2003 (PlusNews ), Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa on Tuesday said the country was struggling to provide for more than 600,000 HIV/AIDS orphans.
ZAMBIA: Government concern over AIDS spending
24 July 2003 (PlusNews ), The upscaling of private- and public-sector HIV/AIDS drug programmes has been urged by Zambia's government, local newspaper the Times of Zambia reported on Wednesday.
ZAMBIA: AIDS charter to be released
13 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A Zambian AIDS NGO on Friday welcomed the announcement of the country's soon-to-be-released HIV/AIDS Human Rights Charter.
ZAMBIA: Project reaches orphaned and vulnerable children
9 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A targeted urban intervention programme in Zambia is helping to keep orphans and vulnerable children in school by supporting their caretaker families.
ZAMBIA: HIV/AIDS specialist advises security forces
20 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Security forces in Zambia have been urged to address gender and sexuality issues when tackling HIV/AIDS, local newspaper The Post reported on Monday.
ZAMBIA: New project boosts empowerment of women
13 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Women in Zambia's North-Western province are being helped with the knowledge and services to prevent HIV/AIDS through a project aimed at empowering the hardest hit population group.
ZAMBIA: Zambia urges Italy's help on HIV/AIDS
13 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Zambian Vice-President Enoch Kavindele is hopeful that Italian investors will back the local manufacture of HIV/AIDS drugs, local newspaper The Post reported on Monday.
ZAMBIA: Zambia to address abuse of girls
2 May 2003 (PlusNews ), An international rights group on Thursday welcomed Zambia's commitment to address allegations of widespread sexual abuse of young girls.
ZAMBIA: Government acts against widespread abuse of girls
1 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Human Rights Watch (HRW) has welcomed a commitment by Zambia to address allegations of widespread sexual abuse of young girls.
ZAMBIA: More drug roll-out promises in Zambia
11 April 2003 (PlusNews ), Zambia's Central Board of Health (CBoH) has announced a US $2.5 million procurement of HIV/AIDS drugs, local newspaper The Post reported on Thursday.
ZAMBIA: Churches pull their weight in AIDS battle
7 April 2003 (PlusNews ), The Churches Health Association of Zambia (CHAZ) on Monday said faith-based NGOs do more for HIV/AIDS than just promote abstinence.
ZAMBIA: PWAs sceptical about ARV roll-out
1 April 2003 (PlusNews ), A government programme to provide anti-AIDS drugs to HIV positive Zambians has ignored those who need it most and was simply "a lot of hot air", activists told PlusNews.
ZAMBIA: No word on treatment plan - NGO
28 March 2003 (PlusNews ), Zambia's Central Board of Health (CBoH) in February announced a country-wide HIV/AIDS drug roll-out would begin within six weeks.
ZAMBIA: HIV/AIDS dramas at food aid points
17 March 2003 (PlusNews ), A recently launched UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) project in Zambia is providing vulnerable population groups in drought-affected areas with HIV/AIDS messages of hope.
ZAMBIA: Pandemic won't ruffle NGO's feathers
13 March 2003 (PlusNews ), An AIDS NGO on Thursday said until Zambia's government implements a national treatment plan, it will do what it can to comfort people living with HIV/AIDS.

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