Voices of Public Health – Addressing the HIV Epidemic in Zambia: Dr. Muka Chikuba-McLeod

Since 2010, new HIV infections in Zambia have decreased by 27 percent and AIDS-related deaths have decreased by 11 percent, according to UNAIDS.

In this episode, you’ll hear from Dr. Muka Chikuba-McLeod who has been at the frontlines of the fight against HIV since the beginning of the epidemic in the country. She is the director of the USAID DISCOVER-Health project and JSI’s country representative for Zambia. Dr. Chikuba-McLeod talks to JSI’s Director of Communications, Penelope Riseborough about HIV prevention, treatment, and care; game changers in HIV; and what it will take to achieve epidemic control.

Listen to the rest of the Voices of Public Health: The JSI Podcast series on Soundcloud.

Credits: Music by Scott Buckley

One response to “Voices of Public Health – Addressing the HIV Epidemic in Zambia: Dr. Muka Chikuba-McLeod”

  1. I know Dr Muka Chikuba. I have worked with her since 2009 i.e. 10 years. She is a one hard working Public Health Professional. Extremely intelligent and responsive to people’s needs. What an asset!

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