UNITAID and PSI Partner to Expand Access to HIV Self-Testing

Zambia to Benefit from Project to Expand Access to HIV Self-Testing Dec, 1st — Zambia is among 3 African countries to benefit from a two-year evaluation project to conduct self-administered HIV testing. The project will be led by Population Services International (PSI) in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University College London and the World Health Organisation (WHO) and funded by UNITAID. The HIV self-testing models will be piloted among different populations in Zambia, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. In Zambia, Zambart, one of the leading indigenous research groups supporting healthcare advances … Read more >>

Speech By The Hon. Minister of Health, November 2014

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA        MINISTRY OF HEALTH SPEECH BY THE HON. MINISTER OF HEALTH DR. JOSEPH KASONDE, MP, ON THE OCCASION OF THE ZAMBART OPEN DAY AT ZAMBART HOUSE ON 25TH NOVEMBER, 2014.  Ministry of Health Ndeke House Haile Selassie Avenue P.O. Box 30205 The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Dr Peter Mwaba The British Ambassador, H.E. Mr. James Thornton The United States Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Eric T. Schultz The Dean, University of Zambia School of Medicine,  Dr Fastone Goma The Zambart Chief Executive Officer Dr Alwyn Mwinga The Zambart Research Director, Dr Helen Ayles Co-operating Partners … Read more >>

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 >>