Zim Underreports Childhood TB Cases

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation says Zimbabwe has been underreporting child TB cases over the years which has seen the country lag behind the benchmarked number. By Kuda Pembere Addressing journalists at a media sensitisation meeting, EGPAF Unitaid Catalysing Pediatric Tuberculosis Innovation CaP TB leader Dr Tichaona Nyamundaya said on the back of underreporting of TB cases coupled with difficulties in diagnosing children, Zimbabwe hit below the required percentage of notifications. “So moving on to Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is among the top 30 high burden countries. This applies for both…

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Please Fire Mukupe Now- ZNNP Implores President

Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+) have called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to relief deputy finance Minister Terrence Mukupe of his duties as cabinet minster following his recent remarks where he mocked people on Anti Retro Viral Therapy (ART). In a joint statement by community of people living with HIV and civil society coalitions, they  said Mukupe’s utterances display a total lack of the understanding of the over 1.4 million people living with HIV in the country. “The community of people living with HIV and civil society coalitions…

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