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Zambia's First Lady Partners with UNICEF Child Ambassadors HIV Advocacy

Publié 17 mars 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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One third (4 million) of the Zambian population is 15-24 years old; however, every hour, 3 of these young people will become infected with HIV. Less than 40% of young people in Zambia have comprehensive HIV knowledge, with lower levels among females. A similar trend is noted for the use of HIV prevention services (condoms, male circumcision) with the exception of HIV testing among girls and their delay of sexual debuts. Young people's HIV risk is increased when they have limited knowledge about...


MITANTO SECONDARY SCHOOL GOES GREEN!

Publié 4 mars 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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Mitanto Secondary School is just one among the 10 Schools participating in the Voices of Youth Connect project in Zambia. Mitanto is situated in Kitwe town on the Coperbelt Province of Zambia. Kitwe is the second largest city in terms of size and population in Zambia. With a population of 504,194 (2010 census provisional) Kitwe is one of the most developed commercial and industrial areas in the nation, alongside Ndola and Lusaka. It has a complex of mines on its north-western a...