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ZAMBIA: UNFPA cash injection for AIDS programmes
2 November 2005 (PlusNews ), The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has expressed concern that only 38 percent of sexually active Zambians are making use of condoms in an effort to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.
ZAMBIA: AIDS herbal remedies come under microscope
20 October 2005 (PlusNews ), Zambia has officially launched a clinical trial to verify the efficacy of traditional medicines that claim to cure HIV/AIDS, the country's National AIDS Council (NAC) confirmed on Wednesday.
ZAMBIA: Traditional leaders get tough HIV/AIDS
11 October 2005 (PlusNews ), Traditional leaders in central Zambia on Monday banned cultural practices they said were fuelling the spread of HIV/AIDS in their chiefdoms.
ZAMBIA: IOM gives $800,000 to help combat HIV/AIDS among refugees
30 September 2005 (PlusNews ), The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will spend $800,000 this year in continuing support to help Zambia fight HIV/AIDS among Angolan and Congolese refugees it is hosting.
ZAMBIA: Community benefits from free ARVs
13 September 2005 (PlusNews ), The sleepy railway town of Kapiri Mposhi, north of Zambian capital, Lusaka, comes alive every Thursday evening when the Tanzania-Zambia Railways Authority (TAZARA) passenger train pulls in to disgorge its weekly load of business travellers, tourists and drifters from Dar-es-Salaam, capital of Tanzania.
ZAMBIA: Agencies step in to address HIV/AIDS in prisons
5 September 2005 (PlusNews ), Prison walls have not insulated inmates from the effects of Zambia's HIV/AIDS pandemic, aid workers warn.
ZAMBIA: Civic groups call on MPs to be more proactive in HIV/AIDS fight
1 September 2005 (PlusNews ), Zambia's civil society groups are targeting parliamentarians, urging them to step up efforts to curb the spread of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
ZAMBIA: AIDS exacerbating food insecurity - FAO
17 August 2005 (PlusNews ), The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned on Tuesday that HIV/AIDS is exacerbating food insecurity in Zambia.
ZAMBIA: Free anti-AIDS drugs for Christmas
16 August 2005 (PlusNews ), The Zambian Ministry of Health says it has procured enough anti-AIDS drugs to treat 100,000 HIV-positive people by December.
ZAMBIA: AIDS efforts must address gender issues - NGO
11 August 2005 (PlusNews ), A women's rights group is urging the Zambian government to address gender gaps in its draft national HIV/AIDS policy, according to the Zambia News Agency.
ZAMBIA: Security sector not spared by AIDS
4 August 2005 (PlusNews ), HIV/AIDS has not spared Zambia's defence and security sector, according to Peter Mumba, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
ZAMBIA: Govt confidence expressed over AIDS MDGs
1 August 2005 (PlusNews ), Zambian health officials say they are capable of meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) against HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis (TB).
ZAMBIA: Govt to complement anti-AIDS drugs rollout with nutrition
26 July 2005 (PlusNews ), Zambia says nutrition is to become a part of its free rollout of anti-AIDS treatment.
ZAMBIA: President renews commitment to combat AIDS in second term
18 July 2005 (PlusNews ), Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa renewed his commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS and corruption on Sunday, saying halting new HIV infections would be at the top of his agenda if he were re-elected as President in 2006.
ZAMBIA: Youth AIDS group calls for NGO probe
14 July 2005 (PlusNews ), The Young Christian Network Against HIV/AIDS Association of Zambia (YCNAHAZ) says there is a lack of transparency in the workings of local NGOs.
ZAMBIA: Brazilian AIDS drugs ready for shipment
13 July 2005 (PlusNews ), Brazil has said it is ready to supply cheap anti-AIDS drugs to African countries, including Zambia.
ZAMBIA: Paediatric AIDS treatment numbers still low
5 July 2005 (PlusNews ), The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) expressed concern this week over the poor availability of anti-AIDS medication for HIV-positive children in Zambia.
ZAMBIA: Debt relief to fuel AIDS battle
21 June 2005 (PlusNews ), Debt relief by the Group of Eight (G8) industrialised nations will allow Zambia to use millions of dollars to provide free anti-AIDS drugs to HIV-positive people by the end of the year.
ZAMBIA: Free US child AIDS treatment on the cards
16 June 2005 (PlusNews ), HIV-positive Zambian children are to benefit from former US President Bill Clinton's one-year plan to treat over 10,000 African toddlers with free anti-AIDS drugs.
ZAMBIA: Italy pledges more anti-AIDS support
6 June 2005 (PlusNews ), Italy has confirmed its continued support of Zambia's battle against HIV/AIDS.

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