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Zambia

On this page you can find out that Zambia has adopted the 2013 WHO Guidelines on viral load testing but that the test is not widely available. You can also find the address for your Minister of Health so you can write and demand action.

Number of people living with HIV in Zambia

1,900,000

Source: 2015 Country Reports to UNAIDS

Percentage of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in Zambia

35%

Source: 2015 Country Reports to UNAIDS

Existence of government policy on viral load testing

Yes

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Availability of routine viral load testing in Zambia

Limited availability

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Campaign partner in Zambia

Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC)

11 Kalungu Crescent
Off Manchinchi Road
Northmead
Lusaka, Zambia

Tel: +260 977 565 644

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TALC website

Write to your Minister of Health

Dr Joseph Kasonde
Hon. Minister of Health
Ministry of Health
Ndeke House
P.O. Box 30205
Lusaka, Zambia

Demand routine viral load testing: Write to the Minister of Health requesting that routine viral load testing is made available. See sample letter. See other actions here.

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