Three year-old Manyala is a healthy young Zambian girl. She is the first HIV negative child to be born to HIV positive parents who have been involved in VSO-RAISA’s Mazwini Project in Zambia. The project focuses on preventing mother-to-child transmission and is already delivering results as VSO marks World AIDS Day on 1 December this… Read more »
The Caregivers Action Network (CAN) recently published its multi-country research to review community and home-based care. The research, carried out in Ethiopia, Zambia, Malawi and South Africa, focused on home-based care concerning HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.
Findings from the research confirm that… Read more »
“We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women have the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all levels of society.”
The World Bank announced in a recent annual assessment of poor countries, that Zambia among others, had crossed the threshold to become a middle income country (MIC) because its average gross national income (GNI) surpassed $1,005.
On the last day of the UN’s High Level Meeting in New York, two different speakers at the caucus co-organised by Care Action Network and the UK Consortium on AIDS and International Development, made reference to VSO’s work without knowing of VSO’s direct involvement!
The first was Prof. Orago,… Read more »
The 20, 000 plus crowd throngs Vienna City and can be seen all over the conference centre. People carrying red bags and wearing identical T-shirts can be seen everywhere. With the plenary is over and each person is heading to different rooms for sessions of interest to them. Although it seems chaotic, a keen eye… Read more »