Project #9393

build a laboratory for300 zambian HIV/AIDS patient

by Zambia Tuberculosis and Leprosy Trust (ZATULET)


The Trust is planning to build a laboratory to provide rapid results for tuberculosis suspects and people living with HIV/AIDS in a Zambian slum and decongest the only small public laboratory
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The Community Clinic has 300 tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS patients who need to have their regular blood counts, liver tests and other tests done on time but go to other laboratories where results take 2 weeks or more to come because the community clinic has no laboratory. Patients want a laboratory.


We operate a community clinic that serves tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria patients, we give them medicines, send blood and sputum specimens to other laboratories and collect results. If we build a laboratory delayed diagnosis and treatment will be minimised.

Long-Term Impact

The project will serve 1,000 slum people allowing them to access diagnosis and treatment timely. This will reduce pain, discrimination and death related to Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and Malaria.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Organization Information

Zambia Tuberculosis and Leprosy Trust (ZATULET)

Location: Lusaka, Southern African - Zambia
Project Leader:
Charity Habeenzu
Lusaka, zambia Zambia

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