In 2005, SmartCare was introduced to Zambia as a pilot project in Kafue District. With funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Jhpiego, alongside the Ministry of Health and other partners, has been a leading supporter of expanding this
Lusaka, Zambia – Midwives in Zambia – the health care providers who deliver the majority of babies born in hospitals and clinics – have organized a professional association to help promote their role in maternal and child health and improve the quality of care for women and their fami
As the only health care provider at the Paul Mambilima Rural Health Center, Nurse Phoeby Chiluba Kaela often works around the clock, treating suspected cases of malaria and pneumonia, providing prenatal and postnatal care for women and traveling miles to vaccinate children in their vi
Jessie Banda and her husband are the proud parents of two healthy, beautiful children, both of whom are living free from HIV thanks to the diligence of their parents and the care of the Zambia National Service (ZNS) Mtetezi camp clinic.
When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Zambia recently, she praised the government for its vision in deploying an electronic health record system that stores a person’s data on a pocket-sized plastic card. With the support of Jhpiego and other partners,
As countries scale up their prevention and control of malaria in pregnancy (MIP) programs, there are critical lessons learned and promising implementation practices to be considered, adopted and applied based on the contextual needs of each country.
Near the market in the Zambian township of Bwacha, dancers in native dress draw a crowd as African music fills the air. With their audience in place, actors from the Youth Cultural Promotion Association offer their take on a deadly serious subject—the threat of HIV and ways to avoid g
Jhpiego-supported male circumcision (MC) campaigns in three African countries have expanded access to this important HIV prevention intervention and strengthened health services for clients in a concerted effort to avert thousands of new infections.
A new plaque hangs outside the University of Zambia’s medical school that soon will display the name of a graduating nurse who has exhibited excellence in the areas of maternal and child health. This award, made possible by Jhpiego, will be given to a student who embodies the school’s