Tag Archives: Zambia

Injecting a business perspective into routine immunization programs

By Christian Suharlim (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Cross-posted at immunizationeconomics.org. Imagine you own a parking garage business. Half of your costs are associated with owning, building, and maintaining the property – a third for labor costs associated with … Continue reading

Can communities become too engaged in global health initiatives? And how to measure their existence?

By Dana Greeson (Columbia University) and Karen Grépin (Wilfrid Laurier University) The success of health initiatives depends on how they are accepted by target communities. Do community members perceive the initiative as addressing a priority issue? Is the intervention culturally … Continue reading

Prisoner Health in Zambia: what does a systems-thinking approach reveal?

By Stephanie Topp (James Cook University) In Zambia, as in sub-Saharan Africa, the prison population is predominantly male and experiences high rates of disease including HIV and tuberculosis.  Notwithstanding growing recognition of this problem, the issue of prison health has … Continue reading

The SEARCH team grows!

We are pleased to announce that a third SEARCH fellow has been appointed in Zambia: we welcome Lloyd Mulenga to the team. Lloyd is a clinician, working in the Adult Infectious Diseases Clinic in the University Teaching Hospital (UTH). His … Continue reading

Congratulations to the second SEARCH fellow appointed in Zambia

We are delighted to announce that Brian Muyunda has been appointed as a SEARCH fellow in Zambia. Brian is the second SEARCH fellow to join the team in Zambia, following the appointment of Tendai in June. Brian currently works as a … Continue reading

Congratulations to the new SEARCH fellow appointed in Zambia

We are delighted to announce that Tendai Munthali will be joining the team, as a SEARCH fellow in Zambia. Tendai currently works as a senior TB officer for the Ministry of Community Development Mother and Child Health (MCDMCH), in Lusaka. … Continue reading

Initial meetings in Zambia

Initial meetings for the SEARCH project took place in Lusaka, Zambia in September 2014. The principal investigator of the SEARCH project, Jim Todd, met with collaborators from ZAMBART (the Zambia AIDS Related Tuberculosis project), the University of Zambia (UNZA), the … Continue reading