The Zambian government launched a Community Health Assistant (CHA) program in 2010. The Ministry’s goal was to train 5,000 new CHAs by 2017—a massive investment in a country with only 6,000 nurses.
The burden of malaria has dropped significantly in the last 10 ten years. It is unfortunate that this completely preventable disease continues to exist at all, particularly among pregnant women, where malaria can have extreme consequences on both maternal and fetal outcomes.
This report presents four indicators related to use of insecticide treated nets (ITNs); individual access to ITN within the household, individual use of ITN the previous night, household ownership of at least one ITN, and the use:access ratio.
When the National Family Planning Logo was launched in 1998 to brand quality family planning materials and services in Zambia, one of the tools seen as critical to the effectiveness of family planning providers in Zambia was this kit.
This material was originally called the 'Child Health Booklet', and then re-titled more proactively as 'Your Child's Health Depends on You'.
This manual was developed for master trainers to train trainers who in turn train field implementers—health workers, health assistants, CBO health promoters and non-literate as well as literate community volunteers—to lead facility and community-based health promotion sessions.
The Men's Health Kit was designed in Zambia as a facility-based teaching aid that can be used by health providers when counseling men about health.
Fact sheets on adolescent HIV trends, distribution of adolescent AIDS-related deaths, HIV treatment for adolescents, and adolescent knowledge, testing and behaviour related to HIV are available for the following countries:
- South Africa
Report from a creative workshop for a campaign in Zambia address Concurrent Sexual Partnerships (CSP). The report includes the following information: