Volume 96, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Zambia and other sub-Saharan nations suffer from a critical shortage of trained health-care professionals to combat the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome crisis. The University of Maryland and the Zambian Ministry of Health have partnered over the past decade to develop health-care capacity among physicians, nurses, and community health workers. We describe novel interventions to train health-care workers at all levels and argue that our collaboration represents a successful model for such partnerships between western medical institutions and African governmental health agencies.


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  • Received : 15 Aug 2016
  • Accepted : 23 Dec 2016
  • Published online : 06 Feb 2017

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