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7 March 2018

Zambia Launches "Integrated Health Situation Room"

A new tool to track progress and identify gaps in health programming in Zambia has been launched. The Zambia "Integrated Health Situation Room" centralizes data for HIV, tuberculosis, maternal and... Read more

22 February 2018

U.S Congressional staff visit UNFPA supported safe space in Zambia

As part of a five-day Learning Tour for U.S. Congressional Staff, organized by CARE USA and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a bipartisan delegation of U.S. Congressional staffers... Read more

6 February 2018

A race against trends

Joint Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem and UNICEF Executive Director  Ms. Henrietta H. Fore  On The Occasion of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital... Read more

5 February 2018

A new step towards #Census2020 with GRID³ approach

From 4 to7 February 2018, Zambia hosted an Information and Exploratory Meeting on the “Geo-Referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development” (GRID³) initiative. GRID3 is a multi-country... Read more

14 December 2017

Government, Ecobank, UNFPA Collaborate to #InvestInGirls

"I want to become a neurosurgeon, specialized in the nervous system. I have been inspired by Ben Carson...and the fact that it really hurts me to see a lot of people die from complications related to... Read more

11 December 2017

Uphold the Right to Health for All to End AIDS by 2030

  Statement of UNFPA Executive Director for World AIDS Day 2017   One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million. In adopting the Sustainable Development Goals, the... Read more

10 December 2017

OPINION: Our children, daughters, nieces, sisters, aunties, mothers and grandmothers deserve to live in peace and dignity

In Zambia, the problem of violence not only against women and children, but men and boys is worrisome and no longer an isolated problem, but a widespread, harrowing, tragic and daily affair that can... Read more

9 December 2017

Zambian Parliament and UNFPA Collaborate Towards Attainment of SDG 3.7 in Zambia

In 2017, UNFPA in Zambia has scaled up systematic engagement with the Zambian Parliament, as part of the organizations’ focus on ensuring resources are equitably distributed in a rights based... Read more

24 November 2017

Spouses of Zambian Traditional Leaders Commit to Safeguarding the Health and Well-bieng of Adolescent Girls

Lusaka 23-24 November 2017: Recognizing the leadership role of traditional leaders’ spouses; and in line with national efforts aimed at securing the health and wellbeing of adolescent girls, over 30... Read more

14 November 2017

Making Pregnancy and Childbirth Safer with Upgraded Maternity Wings

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with UNICEF and UNFPA, have officially handed over four upgraded maternity wings worth 10.5 million kwacha (US$ 1.5 million) at George and Ngwerere Clinics in... Read more