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Welcome to MeTA Zambia

Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) brings together all stakeholders in the medicines market to improve access, availability and affordability of medicines for the one-third of the world’s population to whom access is currently denied. The second phase of MeTA began in August 2011, and is being guided by the World Health Organization and Health Action International, who together provide the secretariat to the seven countries in which the pilot took place during 2009-2010. MeTA Zambia is a multi-stake holder initiative involving the government, private sector and civil society organisations and cooperating partners whose ultimate goal is to improve health outcomes for low income and disadvantaged people in Zambia.

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Zambia Chapter

MeTA Zambia is a multi-stake holder initiative involving the government, private sector and civil society organisations and cooperating partners whose ultimate goal is to improve health outcomes for low income and disadvantaged people in Zambia through the following objectives. Increasing transparency in the selection, regulation, procurement, distribution, supply and use of essential medicines. Improving equitable access to affordable essential medicines.

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Medicines In Zambia

One of MeTA Zambia’s first and urgent duties will be to create individual awareness about medicines and health. The issues listed here are important to the individual as they are to many communities across Zambia. - Access to Medicines Many people in Zambia do not have access to quality and safe medicine. Many people in Zambia die from curable diseases mainly due to lack of access to essential medicine. Besides survey data in Zambia shows evidence of drug diversion from clinics and hospitals to private institutions or to illegal drug stores. In many clinics/hospitals essential medicines are largely unavailable.

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MeTA Zambia Work Plan

Harry Lombe from Mufulira and Lutangu Ingombe from UNZA during a radio programme on Sun FM on 28 October 2013. MeTA Zambia work plan includes the review of pilot phase research and position papers, dissemination of data to the public, workshops on transparency and accountability in the procurement of medicines. These workshops were held in Lusaka on 22 August 2013 at Amaka Lodge and on 27 September 2013 at Wasawange lodge in Livingstone. MeTA Zambia also held CSO sensitization workshops on 27 August 2013 in Solwezi, 29 August 2013 at Fatmols Lodge in Ndola and on 22 October 2013 at TECLA Lodge in Lusaka.

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04
Aug2020

Family Planning Is A Need Not A Want

Family Planning Is A Need Not A Want

FAMILY PLANNING IS A NEED NOT A WANTBy NDANGWA MWITTAH Livingstone “WE need to be in the forefront as leaders to advocate for the use of contraceptives. Doing so does...

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Dec2018

MeTA statement on 2019 National Budget and Independence message

MeTA statement on 2019 National Budget and Independence message

A healthy society is a strong prerequisite for a wealthy nation.Zambia’s goal of becoming a prosperous middle-income nation by the year 2030, as stated in Vision 2030, will not come...

14
Mar2018

Issues of governance, transparency and leadership at MeTA are cardinal

Issues of governance, transparency and leadership at MeTA are cardinal

14/03/2018 Issues of governance, transparency and leadership at MeTA are cardinal Issues of governance, transparency and leadership at MeTA are cardinal.On the 14th of March 2018, Dr. Tim Reed, Executive...

01
Mar2018

HSAP Meets health, Community Development, Social Services, & Parliamentary commitee on health

HSAP Meets health, Community Development, Social Services, & Parliamentary commitee on health

On the 1st of March 2018, the Health Systems Advocacy partnership and the African Health Accountability Platform engaged two parliamentary sub committees.These were the Parliamentary accounts committee and the Health,...

12
Jun2017

Health Action International & Global Snakebite Initiative

Health Action International & Global Snakebite Initiative

Health Action International & Global Snakebite Initiative Applaud WHO’s Adoption of Snakebite Envenoming as Top-level Neglected Tropical Disease ‘Category A’ status to spark large-scale WHO action to prevent and treat...

16
Dec2016

HSA Baseline Dissemination Workshop

HSA Baseline Dissemination Workshop

A baseline dissemination workshop was held at Mika Lodge on the 16th of December 2016. Participants included CSO’s from the 20 districts across the five provinces that Zambia is operating...

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Nov2016

Health Systems Advocacy Partnership (HSAp) - Civil Society Organisation Orientation Workshops

Health Systems Advocacy Partnership (HSAp) - Civil Society Organisation Orientation Workshops

From the 22nd of November up to the 9th of December, a marathon of CSO Orientation workshops were held in the five provinces that MeTA Zambia is operating in. These...

17
Nov2016

HSA Workplan & Budget Drafting Workshop

HSA Workplan & Budget Drafting Workshop

Between the 17th and 18th of November a 2016 workplan and budget drafting retreat was held at Chita Lodge in Kafue. Participants included partners from Amref, Achest and members of...

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