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The Global Fund: managing great expectations
The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria was created to increase funds to combat these three devastating diseases. We report interim findings, based on interviews with 137Expand
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National and subnational HIV/AIDS coordination: are global health initiatives closing the gap between intent and practice?
BackgroundA coordinated response to HIV/AIDS remains one of the 'grand challenges' facing policymakers today. Global health initiatives (GHIs) have the potential both to facilitate and exacerbateExpand
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Can biomedical and traditional health care providers work together? Zambian practitioners' experiences and attitudes towards collaboration in relation to STIs and HIV/AIDS care: a cross-sectional
BackgroundThe World Health Organization's World health report 2006: Working together for health underscores the importance of human resources for health. The shortage of trained health professionalsExpand
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Traditional healers and the treatment of sexually transmitted illnesses in rural Zambia.
Lately there has been increasing interest regarding the practice of traditional healers and their use of indigenous plants to treat illnesses. Twenty-three local healers (n'ganga) in Chiawa, ruralExpand
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Cryptosporidiosis in adults in Lusaka, Zambia, and its relationship to oocyst contamination of drinking water.
In Lusaka, where human immunodeficiency virus seroprevalence in young adults is approximately 25%, four townships were studied to establish the prevalence of persistent diarrhea in adults and theExpand
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Psychoactive Substance Use among Young People: Findings of a Multi-Center Study in Three African Countries
This paper presents the findings of baseline assessments on psychoactive substance use that were conducted in selected sites in South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia between December 2000 and SeptemberExpand
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Task sharing in Zambia: HIV service scale-up compounds the human resource crisis
BackgroundConsiderable attention has been given by policy makers and researchers to the human resources for health crisis in Africa. However, little attention has been paid to quantifying healthExpand
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Sexual risk reduction among Zambian couples
Zambia has over 1 million HIV infections nationwide and an urban prevalence rate of 23%. This study compared the impact of male involvement in multiple and single session risk reduction interventionsExpand
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How HIV/AIDS scale-up has impacted on non- HIV priority services in Zambia
BackgroundMuch of the debate as to whether or not the scaling up of HIV service delivery in Africa benefits non-HIV priority services has focused on the use of nationally aggregated data. This paperExpand
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Understanding young men's sexual health and prospects for sexual behaviour change in rural Zambia
Aims: Building on the experiences of an initial study in 1993, the current survey was conducted to enhance understanding of men's sexual health and prospects for behaviour change in Chiawa, ruralExpand
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