PEPFAR Releases 2017-2020 Strategic Document For HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control

By Michael Gwarisa THE U.S Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) today (19/09/2017) released its Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020), which will provide a road-map as well as identify specific areas which require investment as efforts to end the HIV pandemic intensify. VISIT: https://www.pepfar.gov/documents/organization/274400.pdf In his remarks, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the PEPFAR Strategy for Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control (2017-2020) also includes investing in more than 50 countries with three concrete goals in mind. “First, to maintain life-saving treatment for those we currently support, while making essential…

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Zimbabwe Successfully Integrates TB/HIV Programs- Minister

By Michael Gwarisa HEALTH and child care minister, Dr David Parirenyatwa has applauded Zimbabwe for successfully integrating Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV programs in a bid to curb high mortality amongst HIV patients owing to TB. TB and HIV have of  late been described as Siamese twins owing to the indelible trail of destruction they have left behind. In an interview with HealthTimes on the sidelines of the ongoing Afro National TB and HIV Programme Managers conference in Harare, minister Parirenyatwa said government had successfully integrated the two deadly diseases in…

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