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July 18, 2022

At the close of each day, Luyando Handya, the Acting Manager of Kamitondo Clinic in Zambia's Kitwe District, holds her tablet in her hands, carefully adding data on the number of COVID-19 tests, cases, and vaccinations that were recorded that day. With support from the USAID Evidence for Health project, in collaboration with the Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI), Luyando and other health facility staff members have been equipped with electronic devices (tablets) and trained to collect key data. They are now able to ensure that COVID-19 data is captured and reported in an efficient and effective way-even from health facilities that are located in rural and remote areas.

July 13, 2022

The USAID Alternatives to Charcoal (A2C) project works to reduce deforestation related to the production of charcoal. The project takes a market-driven approach to this challenge by catalyzing a shift in household cooking away from charcoal towards private sector-led, low emissions technologies and fuels.

July 7, 2022

The USAID Evidence for Health project is designed to strengthen overall monitoring, evaluation, and research in Zambia’s health sector for improved evidence-based decision-making and planning. 

A quality health management information system (HMIS) ensures the production, analysis, dissemination, and use of reliable and timely information related to health determinants, health systems performance, and health status. Drawing its data from routine service and administrative records, HMIS provides an ideal source for frequent indicator review to monitor and refine program implementation.

June 28, 2022

The Senior Technical Advisor will serve as the main U.S. Government liaison to the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and other key stakeholders in the province.  The Provincial Medical Officer (PMO) and the District Community Medical Officers (DCMOs) will be the core GRZ contacts for the Advisor.  The incumbent will also support technical leadership and coordination with the Clinical Care and the Communicable Diseases sections within the Provincial Health Office (PHO).  In addition, s/he will organize and lead quarterly coordination meetings with the GRZ and U.S.

June 23, 2022

Globally, public education systems are increasingly challenged to meet the educational demands of growing populations. In Zambia and many other countries, public resources alone are insufficient to enable access to quality education. Families increasingly turn to low-fee private schools, many of which face challenges in providing quality education.

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Last updated: July 28, 2022

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