|System strengthening through support for surveillance and laboratory infrastructure in the Republic of Zambia under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) CDC-RAFA-GH16-1671 for TDRC (HLAB and Surveillance of HIV)., P.I.- Dr. Gershom Chongwe, Mathias Tembo, Innocent C. Bwalya, Ngula M. Kabelenga, Kabengele Siame
|To strengthen Systems through support for surveillance and laboratory infrastructure for HIV and TB/ Opportunistic Infection.
|For the period September 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021
|SI-HIV component was funded but HLAB approved and funding expected from Carryover application for $300,000.00 Carryover was written and submitted to CDC awaiting Notice of Award.
|World Bank/MOH operational research on TB in Mines Outcome of Miners and Ex-miners on the Copperbelt province Zambia. PIs-Mathias Tembo & Clara C. Kasapo Co-investigator: Dr. G Chongwe, Dr. Patrick Lungu
|To determine the TB outcome of Miners and Ex –miners on the Copperbelt
|World Bank, MOH
|2018 to 2021
|Reviewing of Data for Final Report and Manuscript drafting in progress
|ZAcTHIM- Zambia ACTION for TB and HIV in the Mines Dr. Brittany Moore, Dr. Gershom Chongwe, Mathias Tembo, Kelvin Kapungu, Shepherd Khondowe, David Mwakazanga, Sydney Mwanza
|To conduct sensitization of the communities of Miners and Ex-miners on TB in the mines
|CDC (special project funding)
| Project concept revised from survey to community TB/HIV program implementation to raise awareness. (Awaiting NOA to resume activities)