Jhpiego has been working in Zambia since 1999, implementing programs in HIV/AIDS, family planning, emergency obstetric and neonatal care, postabortion care, infection prevention and pre-service midwifery education, with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and others.
Jhpiego is currently implementing the following programs in Zambia:
- With support from CDC, Jhpiego is providing technical assistance to the Zambian Ministry of Health in training and capacity building to deliver HIV services as well as service delivery for voluntary medical male circumcision.
- Jhpiego is working under two DOD awards to collaborate with the Zambian Defense Force (ZDF) to strengthen HIV/AIDS clinical prevention services in 14 ZDF sites within Southern, Western and Eastern Province as well as integration of family planning and cervical cancer screening within targeted sites.
- Through funding from USAID, Jhpiego is working with Churches Health Association of Zambia on the Safe Motherhood 360+ project to provide support for Phase II of the Saving Mothers, Giving Life initiative, focusing on reducing maternal mortality and newborn mortality by 35% in 16 districts in Zambia.
- Jhpiego is also working with PATH on the Program for Achievement of Malaria Outcomes to support proven malaria interventions and strengthen clinical and management capacity for improved delivery of proven malaria interventions in targeted districts.
For a complete description of Jhpiego’s work in this country, click the link below.