Ephasise on other ways of contracting HIV-UNZA HIV Peer Educator

Ephasise on other ways of contracting HIV-UNZA HIV Peer Educator »

28 Jul, 2015
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University Of Zambia HIV/AIDS Peer Educators Association has urged other HIVAIDS educators to sensitize the public on all the ways the disease can be transmitted.   Association Secretary General Nkana Lubunga told the Lusaka Star in an interview that HIV is rapidly spreading through other methods other than sex.  

UNZA Dermatovenerologist worried over lack of awareness of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) ARVs availability in clinics

UNZA Dermatovenerologist worried over lack of awareness of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) ARVs availability in clinics »

6 Jun, 2014
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A University of Zambia (UNZA) Clinic health practitioner has observed that most students are ignorant about the Humane Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) preventive drugs given after exposure to the virus. National Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Council Provincial and District Response Coordinator John Banda said the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is available in the clinics countrywide.

BUT WHAT HAPPENS AFTER WORLD AIDS DAY?

BUT WHAT HAPPENS AFTER WORLD AIDS DAY? »

12 Dec, 2013
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EVERY year, on the 1st of December, people all over the world gather as a global community to commemorate World AIDS Day.   It is a time for reflection. It is a time to reflect not only on those whose lives have been lost, but also those whose lives have been saved. To reflect on hope – hope for a generation free of AIDS, a goal which is very nearly within our grasp. It is a time to reflect on the future.  

Lusaka clergy speaks out on ARVs and Condom use

Lusaka clergy speaks out on ARVs and Condom use »

5 Dec, 2013
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SOME clergymen in Lusaka  have supported the move by National Aids Council chairperson Dr Joshua Banda, to encourage their congregants to take scientific treatment for healing.   Bishop Joshua Banda, overseer of Northmead Assemblies of God, was quoted on Hot FM News on November 6th 2013, warning all clergies to desist from discouraging people on Anti-Retroviral Treatment to abandon treatment and entirely depend on spiritual healing.  

HIV/AIDS Fight is Compulsory – Prison Service

HIV/AIDS Fight is Compulsory – Prison Service »

30 Nov, 2012
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THE Zambia Prisons Service (ZPS) has urged youths to remain proactive and join in the fight against HIV/AIDS. And ZPS says 64 Percent of the total prisons population is comprised of young people. Speaking at the commemoration of the 2012 World Aids Day in Livingstone at the Livingstone State Prison yesterday, Commissioner of Prisons Percy Chato said ZPS decided to organise this years World AIDS Day commemorations in Livingstone as a way to demonstrate that health programmes are not only meant for prisons in the Midlands.

Community Leaders can help break taboo about open sex talk »

21 Nov, 2012
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In an interview with the Lusaka Star Online in Lilongwe Malawi, Chambuka said community leaders are the key custodians of culture without whom the fight against HIV and AIDS can be won. “Most of the risky behaviours or practices amongst young people are as a result of parents not openly talking about sexual matters with children due to some cultural beliefs that strongly suggest that this is taboo,” he stated.

African Youth urged to utilise technology to seek information on HIV/AIDS »

21 Nov, 2012
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Renowned Malawian TV personality Geoffrey Kapusa, has called upon young people to embrace technology in their quest for answers related to HIV and AIDS and sexual reproductive health issues.

African Youth urged to utilise technology to seek information on HIV/AIDS »

20 Nov, 2012

Renowned Malawian TV personality Geoffrey Kapusa, has called upon young people to embrace technology in their quest for answers related to HIV and AIDS and sexual reproductive health issues.

Circumcise HIV Positive men – Dr Akufuna

Circumcise HIV Positive men – Dr Akufuna »

24 Sep, 2012
News

Not circumcising men who are HIV positive is likely to increase stigmatisation against them, says Hilltop Hospital surgeon, Dr. Alick Akufuna. Dr Akufuna disclosed in a recent interview with the Lusaka Star that despite circumcision being recommended for all men, certain health centres in Zambia decline to circumcise HIV positive people.