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Low pay or no pay

02/24/2009 | Samba Yonga

Times are troubled in Zambia even for those lucky enough to have a job.

Circumcision revolution

12/17/2008 | Arnold Tutu

How is Zambia's media handling the sensitive subject of male circumcision in the fight against HIV – and are the facts getting through?

South Africa: HIV, we are all affected

11/25/2008 | Panos London

This five minute interview explores how HIV continues to affect families in South Africa. Abigail Ntleko, a nursing sister has spent much of her adult life caring for families with HIV and she has adopted scores of children.

Living with poverty, coping with shame

10/14/2008 | Panos London

Vivid and powerful personal testimonies deepen our understanding of poverty and motivate us to push for change, says Olivia Bennett.

Families beat TB together

08/19/2008 | Arnold Tutu

Zambia is trying to prevent TB from spreading by focusing on the home. Health professionals visit patients at home, offering support and counselling to other family members.

Double stigma: tackling the TB and HIV taboo

07/22/2008 | Rose Tembo

Fear and falsehood about the causes of TB are rife. In Zambia it's a full-time job to set the story straight.

AIDS memoirs

03/22/2008 | Panos London

The arrival of free antiretroviral drugs has transformed the situation in Kabuta village, Zambia. Through treatment, and the extraordinary strength and courage of individuals, this community has rediscovered hope.

Radio Malaria

02/06/2008 | Arnold Tutu

Malaria is one of the biggest killers worldwide. The Zambia Malaria Foundation is making people aware of its dangers with the help of a community radio station. 

Grandwell: sustained support

11/01/2007 | Panos London

After leaving school, Grandwell spent nearly a decade moving between his village and Zambia’s mineral-rich copperbelt area, trying to earn a living. On marrying in 1995 he moved again, and has recently been appointed village headman despite being”someone who has no cattle”. Grandwell is critical of donor agencies, saying that although they do some good…

Warren: the HIV burden

11/01/2007 | Panos London

Warren has been Resident Development Chairman since 2003. He stresses the difference it would make to his community to have clean water. He also started a community school and taught for two years without pay before the arrival of a trained teacher (paid for by the Ministry) who is now the head. He talks about…

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