Let’s keep on track

UNDER the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020), Zambia is identified as one of 10 high-HIV burden countries on course to achieving epidemic control by the end of 2020.
It is of absolute importance that we keep on this track.
The goal is expected to be achieved in partnership with Government, and through the achievement of the 90-90-90 framework — 90 percent of people living with HIV (PLHIV), know their status; 90 percent of people who know their status are accessing treatment; and 90 percent of people on treatment have suppressed viral loads. (more…)

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Zambia can achieve an AIDS-free generation

ERIC SCHULTZ
AS we commemorate HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing Day on June 30, we celebrate how far Zambia has come in the fight against AIDS:  the rate of new infections dropped by 58 percent between 2001 and 2011;  more than 600,000 people are on anti-retroviral treatment; and more than two million people are counseled and tested annually.
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