NAC To Establish 30 Static Sites For Sex Workers

THE National Aids Council (NAC) is in the process of setting up 30 Static Health Sites around the country and boarder posts which will attend to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights  (SRHR) of sex workers (SWs) amidst indications that HIV prevalence amongst sex workers continues to rise nationally. By Michael Gwarisa In an interview with HealthTimes on the sidelines of a Zimbabwe Aids Network (ZAN) organised breakfast meeting between Civil Society and the Business Sector on sustainable economic options and livelihoods for Key Populations (SWs and Prisoners), NAC Key Populations…

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Nevirapine shortage plunges mothers into panic

A national shortage of a key preventive medicine, Nevirapine, has heightened the risk of pregnant HIV-positive mothers passing the virus to their children. Information gathered by The Herald showed that Nevirapine syrup for neonates, which should be administered to babies within 72 hours of birth, has been in short supply countrywide since last year, with health institutions handling a large number of deliveries worst affected. SOURCE: THE HERALD Buy A Copy of  The Harald for More details on the issue

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