Children
 Zambia
Project #6964

care-for-hiv-exposed-children-in-mansa-district

by Mansa Chapter Network of Zambian People Living with HIV/AIDS

Summary

The project will work to increase access to HIV Education, Infant Early Diagnosis, Increase access to Treatment for Exposed Infants and provide on going support to children and their families
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Challenge

Mansa is the provincial headquarters of Luapula province with an estimated population of 179,749, HIV prevalence is estimated at 10.2%, with 18,361 people living with HIV/AIDS and 53.1% females are HIV positive (2007 Zambia Demographic and Heath Survey) .Nearly 35 per cent of babies born to HIV-infected parents inherit the disease, and without treatment about half of those will die before their second birthday. Often Parents don not even know until they see their children suffer and die.

Solution

Reminding mothers to return to the health centre for follow up antenatal care services and delivery, Tracking those missing clinical appointment and defaulting Reminding them to come with their infants for early infant diagnosis test and results

Long-Term Impact

Reduce the mother to child HIV transmission It will reduce the turn-around time for the Dried Blood Sample results sent for analysis Reduce infant mortality caused by HIV related illnesses

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​nzp.org.zm
for additional information about NZP+

Organization Information

Mansa Chapter Network of Zambian People Living with HIV/AIDS

Location: Mansa, Luapula Province - Zambia
Website: http:/​/​nzp.org.zm
Mansa Chapter Network of Zambian People Living with HIV/AIDS
Project Leader:
Kennedy Chungu Palangwa
Mansa, Luapula Province Zambia

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