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Guardian Examines Continued Challenges in Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Zambia, Uganda

Despite successful efforts to reduce its HIV/AIDS prevalence, Zambia, which "has weathered one of the world's most devastating assaults by" HIV, continues to face obstacles to effectively fight the disease, London's Guardian reports. The country's HI...

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Zambia Declares AIDS Emergency to Produce Drugs

Today in Lusaka, Zambia's government declared the HIV/AIDS epidemic a national emergency -- a necessary step to begin manufacturing generic AIDS drugs under World Trade Organization rules. Davidson Chilipamushi, the permanent secretary of commerce, t...

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U. Alabama-Birmingham Mobilizes for Zambia AIDS Project

Backed by $20 million in new federal grants, University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) doctors are focused on developing an HIV treatment program in Zambia and improving the country's public health system. "This is a massive effort," said Dr. Jeffrey S....

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Richmond Times-Dispatch Examines HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Zambia in Three-Day Series

The Richmond Times-Dispatch examined the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Zambia in a three-day series that concluded yesterday. The series -- which was written by Times-Dispatch reporter Frank Green and photographed by freelance photographer Joseph Rodriguez, b...