Zambia's national HIV response is keen to address this in their future plans.9 Until recently, Zambia had not systematically collected data or monitored the impact of HIV and AIDS on key affected populations although this is now changing.
Zambia’s revised National HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework (R-NASF) 2014 – 2016 now includes indicators on sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people who inject drugs.10 Between 20, the Population Council and partners have been conducting the first integrated biological and behavioural research in Zambia to determine the population size, HIV prevalence and incidence among sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people who inject drugs.
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Kaunda's socialist United National Independence Party (UNIP) maintained power from 1964 until 1991.
The male teachers complained that they had been having sex with women they could not see.
This had been happening to them for about three weeks.
In 2015, around 55,000 adults and 5,000 children became newly infected with HIV in Zambia.1 New infections are decreasing, especially in children - in 2010, 60,000 adults and 13,000 children acquired HIV.2 HIV prevalence in Zambia has also declined, falling by 19% between 20.3 However, it is still relatively high, with official figures estimating it at 12.9% in 20154 and a PEPFAR study estimating it at 11.9% in 2016.5 HIV prevalence in Zambia has declined, falling by 19% between 20.
Around 1.2 million people in Zambia are living with HIV.6 In 2015, life expectancy for men was 59 years and for women 65 years.7 This is a considerable increase from the 2012 life expectancy of 49.4 years, partly thanks to improved access to antiretroviral treatment.8 Unprotected heterosexual sex drives the Zambian HIV epidemic, with 90% of new infections recorded as a result of not using a condom.