Southern Sun Ridgeway
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Conference facilities
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... Chance, from Texas, Olga from Croatia, Alexandria from Switzerland, Sandra, Linda and Brian from Ireland, Jan, Tim, Elsmejke (sp), Peter and Rose from the Netherlands, Sandra also from Australia, and Sonia from Spain (but living in England). Our group consists of 3 folks that are retired, two students, five teachers, a paramedic, a physiotherapist, a biologist, a ...
... use, and doctor retention in the country. The following are some troubling statistics: Only 1/4 of Zambia's graduating med students actually practice medicine in Zambia. The rest leave the country to practice in either the US or UK. It costs only 5 Kwacha for a pack of cigarettes. A bottle of Coke costs 6. Less than 10% of schools in Lusaka have anti-smoking campaigns or material. Of those schools that "have" a campaign, more than half only have a single no-smoking sign. ...
... part of all of this is that the Bwafwano clinic does not have a machine to do a CD4 count and therefore some people may not get the appropriate care because they are either reluctant or unable to go to another facility to get tested. Adding to this problem is the results take a long time to come back from testing done at other facilities or they are not transferred back to Bwafwano. Most of the decision-making for ARV treatment are ...
... one outside tap for the all the people living on the lot. This too can be problematic in accessing water and we saw many people carting large jugs of water. The other part of this problem is garbage. There is a lot of litter on the streets and piles of garbage in some open areas. At this time there is limited infrastructure to attend to the excessive garbage that continues to pile up as the city grows. Some initiatives for the near future include a recycling program and ...
... As a reference, tuition for Catholic private school in Zambia (seemingly the most prestigious) costs 1600 Kwacha per trimester. Even government school cost several hundred Kwacha per trimester. It is not uncommon for working people to make somewhere in the realm of 30 Kwacha per day, just about $5. A family of 3, 4, or 5 kids at an income of K25/week will never be able to afford tuition. Now imagine an orphaned older brother trying to ...