2015 HPTN 071 Annual Workshop

Zambart will be hosting the 2015 HIV Prevention Trials Network Annual Workshop. The meeting will start on February 2nd, ending on February 5th. This meeting will be held at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia. Closing date for registration is 31st December 2014. Draft Agenda Feb 2nd – Arrival of all Participants (Morning Site visit for IAG members, others wishing to join the site visit will have to fly in Sunday 1st Feb) Feb 3rd – Registration, welcome and introductions (meeting opens) – IAG meeting Feb 4th – Working groups’ day /PC, Intervention, Phylogenetics, Economics, Community, Lab, etc. Feb 5th – Plenary … Read more >>

Man Up Now! Campaign

HPTN071/PopART Community Men’s Health Initiative About the Initiative The Man up Now! Campaign is an initiative by Zambart in association with supporting partners aimed at promoting men’s uptake of health services at community level. The campaign seeks to carry out mass community mobilisation activities targeting men in the communities where Zambart is currently conducting the HPTN071/PopART study.  Rationale Men’s  reluctance  to seek medical intervention is  well documented. It is generally known that men tend to under use primary health services.  Problems affecting men’s health extend far beyond HIV and include STI’s, Malaria, Prostate cancer, Diabetes, TB, Eye problems and Hypertension among many … Read more >>