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HIV/AIDS AND MALARIA PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

The World Bank Group Community Development Workshop


-Responding to HIV/AIDS and Other Health Issues in Extractive Industry
Communities

Washington DC – 19 June 2006

Dr. Sixtus C Mulenga


Vice President-Safety Health, Environment,
Mineral Resources and CRO
KONKOLA COPPER MINES PLC -INTRODUCTION

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) plc - Zambian registered


company with head office in Chingola, in Copperbelt Province of
Zambia.
Main business is Copper Mining. Operations based at; Chingola
(Nchanga Mine), Chililabombwe (Konkola Mine), Nampundwe
(Pyrites Mine) and Kitwe (Smelter and Refinery)
Total workforce: approx. 10 000 permanent and 4 000 contractors
giving a total of 14 000.
KCM is the largest copper producer in Zambia, a member of
Vedanta Resources Plc, which is a London Listed FTSE 250
Metals and Mining Group with operations in India, Australia and
most recently in Zambia
KCM HIV/AIDS RESPONSE

2001 – CORPORATE RISK PROFILE:


1. HIV prevalence survey
2. AIDS audit
- To analyse knowledge, attitudes and practices
- To study the impact of HIV

STRATEGIES – Trade unions-Community- Government Partnership

 Voluntary Counselling and Testing prog.

 Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV

 Condom distribution

 Focussed AIDS education programme

 Peer education

 Syndromic Management of sexually transmitted infections

 Provision of Home Based Care

 Establishment of Community and Non Governmental Organisation


partnerships
Partnerships
In collaboration with 23 of its business partners, KCM piloted the
International Finance Corporation (IFC) HIV/AIDS guide for the Mining
Sector in October 2003.

Final copy of Guide launched by KCM on World AIDS Day, 2004. Present
at the launch were the Canadian High Commissioner, World Bank and IFC
officials. The guest of Honour who is also KCMs HIV/AIDs Programme
patron was The Hon first President of The Republic of Zambia, Dr K D
Kaunda.
Partnerships
2004 – In partnership with Comprehensive HIV AIDS Management Programme, (CHAMP),
KCM implemented a project code named BRAT. Funding for this project came from
United States President Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief and KCM was the only
mining company in Zambia chosen to be a recipient of these funds.
ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE HIV/AIDS PROGRAMME
2001 TO 2005
ITEM KCM 2001- BRAT MAR- KCM OCT 04-DEC TOTAL
FEB 04 SEP 04 05
Peer Ed. 124 155 44 323
Counsellors 67 25 55 147
Health Care Prov 0 48 0 48

Community Educators 0 2 097 0 2 097

Community Care 0 101 0 101


Givers
Community Org 0 30 0 30

VCT Centres 10 6 0 16
VCT uptake 3 964 3 171 3 348 10 483
Comm. Sensitisation 4 000 32 828 84 275 121 103

W/place sensitisation 8 500 5 885 7 175 21 560

Condom Distribution 6 720 000 776 000 1 660 182 9 156 182
EXPECTED OUTCOMES

 Increased uptake of services (VCT, PMTCT, Wellness clinic, ARVs, STI


treatment)

 Reduced absenteeism

 Reduced deaths

 Increased productivity
MALARIA CONTROL PROGRAMME
Implementation Strategy:

Partnership model:

KCM – Community – Government

KCM – Private sector Partners – Community – Government

Community Education

Spraying Campaign in all towns KCM has operations. A


total of about 35 000 Houses covered.
FIRST LADY, MAUREEN MWANAWASA OFFICIATING AT
IRS LAUNCH 2003/04
MALARIA GRAPH 1999 to 2005
Chililabombw e and Chingola Combined

1200

1000

800
Incidences

600

400

200

0
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

1999 1132 658 468 501 786 541 551 93 133 176 492 900
2000 995 933 740 637 990 468 468 70 93 144 252 732
2001 619 285 250 293 425 349 117 45 42 83 169 286
2002 482 347 232 203 243 222 57 49 41 76 132 87
2003 512 319 278 295 335 221 104 30 29 69 75 276
2004 395 417 216 181 188 201 47 25 25 38 55 291
2005 357 143 130 161 269 139 47 34 34 38 46 171
Months f rom January to December
Mortality due to Malaria 1999 -2005

MORTALITY RATE DUE TO MALARIA FROM 1999 TO 2005

60

40
RATE

20

0
1999' 2000' 2001' 2002' 2003' 2004' 2005'
Chililabombwe 40 32 1 0 0 0 0
Chingola 23 13 3.8 0 0 0 0
YEARS
ACHIEVEMENTS

 73% REDUCTION IN MALARIA CASES

 NIL MORTALITY IN THE PAST FOUR YEARS

 80% REDUCTION IN HOSPITAL MALARIA Rx COSTS

 KCM MODEL ADOPTED BY GOVERNMENT AS


NATIONAL MALARIA CONTROL PROG. MODEL