The vision of this national strategy is to attain a malaria-free Zambia. The goal is to eliminate local malaria infection and disease in Zambia by 2021, and to maintain the malaria-free status and prevent reintroduction and importation of malaria into areas where the disease has been eliminated.
This is a report on the "Life is Precious, Take Care of It" campaign in Zambia. This campaign was created to convey positive messages and positive social norms around health for Zambians under this unifying theme.
he Zambia Compass is a sister site to the Global Compass. It provides a curated collection of resources, materials and guidelines that have been designed for and implemented in Zambia.
Although it is only possible to recognize resilience retrospectively, the COVID-19 pandemic has occurred at a point in human history when, uniquely, sufficient knowledge is available on the early-life determinants of health to indicate clearly that a focus on maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH) will promote later resilience.
In July 2020, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs in collaboration with the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) WHO, MIT, and Facebook surveyed people in 67 countries about their developing knowledge, attitudes, and practice around COVID-19.
Understanding people’s concerns about COVID-19, their perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes about public health policies, and how they impact what people are (and are not) willing to do will be important for informing policy strategy and how they are communicated, to ensure the best health and economic outcomes.
This article, by Dr Muhammad Musa of BRAC International, a Bangladesh-based NGO, states that top-down measures to curb the spread of the virus – dramatic steps like lockdowns and bans on large gatherings – pose an immediate threat to families in the poorest communities.
Global male life expectancy is four years lower than female and the ‘sex gap’ is widening. There are also significant variations in men’s health outcomes between and within countries. Improved men’s self-care practices would result in better health for men as well as for women and children. They would also help achieve UN’s SDGs and reduce costs for health systems.
This policy brief is based on a review of literature and interviews with community health, quality-of-care, self-care and MNCH experts.
This timeline tells the story of WHO's response to COVID-19, starting from the end of December 2019 to the present day.