President Edgar Lungu today, 11 December 32017, launched the Lusaka Anti Retroviral Therapy Saturation Surge Campaign. He launched the campaign during the commemoration of the World AIDS Day celebrations, whose theme is Ënding AIDS Starts with ME!”. “This is the first ever surge campaign in Africa and I would urge everyone to support this campaign […]
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“As we celebrate this day and in an effort of not leaving inmates behind by 2030, the following statistics are worth noting though not conclusive, 2451 inmates are on antiretroviral therapy,166 inmates are on TB treatment and 90% reduction in morbidity. We thank our cooperating partners such as CIDRZ for supporting this event and call […]
Mapalo Chungu, a 14-year-old grade 9 pupil from David Kaunda Secondary School, was gripped with fears of menstruation when she first attended boarding school. There was basic knowledge of maintaining good menstrual hygiene practices at the school, and this always sent chills in her. However, having the confidence to attend school all the time can […]
CIDRZ is pleased to have hosted Dr. Craig Wilson, Director of University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Sparkman Centre for Global Health. Dr. Wilson a Professor of Epidemiology Pediatrics and Microbiology made a presentation on “Community mobilization for HIV prevention and impact on the Continuum of Care in 15 cities in the US” at the […]
Since inception, CIDRZ has been committed to answering research questions relevant to improving health in Zambia. The work, ranging from pharmacokinetic, behavioural studies, individual and cluster-randomized trials to large multi-country programme evaluations, aims at identifying locally-relevant, culturally-acceptable, resource-appropriate, evidence-based interventions that will influence policy and thus raise healthcare service delivery in the public health sector. […]
CIDRZ has awarded 12 landlords for improving their toilets in Bauleni Compound under the organisation’s behavioural change meetings dubbed ‘Indaba Yama Landlords’ (meeting of landlords). This is under the CIDRZ, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine project which is aimed at ‘Sanitation Demand: Creating Demand for Sanitation in Peri-urban Areas […]
CIDRZ organised the first ever Medical Doctors Clinical Meeting for Lusaka District to, among other things, give an update on the cholera situation in Lusaka and discuss ways in which the organisation can better work and coordinate with the Lusaka District Medical Office to bring health services as closer to the people as possible. […]
HIV is a major public health problem in Zambia. HIV treatment became available in 2004 in the public sector, while the last decade has seen successful scaling-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) services resulting in over 700,000 adults and children accessing HIV care and treatment services in Zambia. However, this scale-up has caused a strain on […]
CIDRZ and the Ministry of Health have launched the Essential Newborn Training Manual and Newborn Protocols as the Zambian government reiterated its obligation to improving child survival in line with the global commitment and related targets. Speaking during the official launch, Minister of Health (MoH) Hon. Dr Chitalu Chilufya, in a speech read on his […]
CIDRZ CEO Dr Izukanji Sikazwe is pleased to welcome Mr Emmanuel Appiah Qua-Enoo as he joins CIDRZ as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. “I am delighted to welcome Mr Qua-Enoo to CIDRZ. His experience in financial compliance, strategic planning, business development, and organisational and stakeholder relationship management brings a key skill to our CIDRZ leadership. He […]
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