Countries / Zambia

Looking for the Mothers: Connecting Bereaved Parents with Grief Counselors in Zambia

A team based in Lusaka and Boston wants to better understand the causes of child mortality in Zambia. As part of their work, they are bridging the gap between scientific research and mental health by offering grief counseling to bereaved parents.

Looking for the Mothers: Connecting Bereaved Parents with Grief Counselors in Zambia

A team based in Lusaka and Boston wants to better understand the causes of child mortality in Zambia. As part of their work, they are bridging the gap between scientific research and mental health by offering grief counseling to bereaved parents.

Walking a Marathon to Give Birth

Every year, around 300,000 women and 2.8 newborns die during pregnancy and childbirth – more than half in sub-Saharan Africa – and many of these deaths occur because women live miles away from the care they need during childbirth and lack the transportation they need to get there.

Ideas Wanted: New Ways to Reduce Childhood Pneumonia Deaths

If we hope to see fewer children dying of pneumonia in the next 15 years, the same way we have in the previous 15, we will need to pay more attention to this overlap and the role of undernutrition in pneumonia.

Great News for HIV Prevention in Africa

The research confirms that voluntary medical male circumcision can play a vital role in changing the trajectory of Africa's HIV epidemic.