HIV/AIDS

Zambia at 20: Celebrating Lifesaving Partnerships on World AIDS Day

Here at PCI, we envision an AIDS-free generation and an end to the AIDS epidemic. And this World AIDS Day, we’re celebrating the significant progress made to end HIV/AIDS worldwide – and specifically highlighting our impact in Zambia. Since the early 1990s, we’ve been active in the HIV/AIDS response and our work spans the range [...]

Powered by Partnership: Fighting Women’s Cancers in Africa

NEW YORK — Project Concern International (PCI) and Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) announced a partnership to expand the fight against cervical cancer by providing screening and treatment for women in remote communities in Africa. The life-saving partnership will launch in Zambia to screen and treat even more women for cervical cancer and looks to [...]

By | 2017-11-17T10:24:32+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Media Releases|

Harriet’s Story of Hope in Zambia

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and it’s an opportunity to raise awareness about how preventable and treatable this deadly disease is. What many people don’t realize is more than 80 percent of cervical cases occur in developing countries, where more than 95 percent of women have never had a Pap smear test. In fact, [...]

People are Living with HIV, Not Dying From It

By Jo Musonda Last Tuesday on December 1, the world celebrated World AIDS Day. And this month marks my 25th anniversary of working in the HIV/AIDS sector. I’ve been reflecting on how the world has changed for people living with HIV within a quarter of a century. In the beginning of my career in London, most [...]

A Reminder of World Tuberculosis Day, Yesterday

Yesterday was World Tuberculosis Day. If you missed it, you are not alone. Nearly one person in three is estimated to have latent TB infection. About 3 million people each year are not reached with TB services, and over half those not reached die. TB is second only to HIV/AIDS as the most lethal infectious [...]