Zim Wont Be Adopting New ARVs Soon- Minister

HEALTH and Child Care minister, Dr David Parirenyatwa says Zimbabwe wont be stampeded into adopting new Anti Retro Viral drugs (ARVs) by the donor community, HealthTimes has learnt. By Michael Gwarisa His response comes at a time when most countries in the high HIV burden zones are moving towards embracing new ARV drugs which bring convenience and comfort to people living with HIV. At an international scale, a number of new ARV drugs are being rolled out with some African countries such as Kenya and South Africa having already agreed…

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UNAIDS Founding Father Urges Zim To Prioritise Research To End AIDS

UNAIDS founding executive director, Baron Professor Peter Piot who is in the country to discuss various partnership opportunities with the purpose of strengthening research capacity in areas of health and science, has implored Zimbabwe to prioritise research if it is to  defeat the AIDS pandemic. By Michael Gwarisa The call comes at the back of an impending adolescent epidemic which has shifted its focus from the adult populace to the adolescents and young people groups, posing a threat to the 2030 targets of eradicating AIDS. Speaking at a reception ceremony…

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