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Creating and disseminating info about COVID-19 was Lusaka Helps’ initial driving force and continues to be the backbone of their work. Creatives, donors, health experts and content creators have come together to brainstorm, develop and share locally relevant information, aimed at equipping Zambians with the knowledge that they need and the ability to act.
Khulu Associates works with the management of organisations to identify gaps in the strategy of the prevention and mitigation of HIV/AIDS and highlights management training needs. The team then develops training programmes and materials incorporating HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment.
Restless Development work to ensure that young people are engaging in safe sexual and reproductive practices that lead to healthy lives. Working in Zambia where young people are most profoundly affected by HIV/AIDS, they are committed to improving their access to sexual health education and services.
Zambia's health system faces numerous challenges, comprising very high risk of infectious diseases. Although the country has made some inspiring reductions in maternal and child mortality over the past two decades, rates are still high with 280 women out of 1,000 dying as a result of pregnancy complications.
Catholic Relief Services runs several health programmes in Zambia to help address the health needs of the most vulnerable in society. The agency's health programs include a broad spectrum of services, from community support and care to clinical treatment that meets the diverse needs of clients.

Healthcare in Zambia

Healthcare initiatives in Zambia seek to support local healthcare systems through such programmes as nutrition awareness, disease prevention and the development of drugs and vaccines. Healthcare covers children’s health; reproductive, maternal and new-born healthcare; diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis; and non-communicable diseases, including heart disease, cancers, diabetes and mental health problems. Special attention is given to AIDS / HIV, including diagnosis, treatment, care and stigma-reduction. Find the development agencies and charities that work in this category.