Cost Of Blood Still Beyond Reach For Poor Zimbabweans- CWGH

By Michael Gwarisa  THE cost of blood in Zimbabwe remains expensive for ordinary Zimbabweans despite the move by government to slash the price of a unit of blood, which is 250ml, to US$100 from US$135 in government hospitals last year, a top health official has said. Community Working Group on Health Executive Director, Mr Itai Rusike said it was high time government moves to address the blood pricing issue as it was putting lives of vulnerable and poor Zimbabweans who cant afford blood in danger. “The Community Working Group on…

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Can HIV Hide In The Blood?

HealthTimes Contributor So most of you might be wondering probably ten year after you had a sexual encounter with someone you didn’t trust, whether you contracted the virus or not. Many a times, you develop something, a wart or boil in some funny area of your body and your memory quickly lingers back to that very moment you might have gone beyond limits. Well before we go any further, the best way to know whether you are HIV positive or not is by getting an HIV test and thank God…

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How I Conquered HIV Stimga : The story of Vangrista Nyambuya

“I have disclosed my status to my community and to my family and we are living a normal life, people have accepted us for who we are and they even remind me when I forget to take my medication…” By Daniel Phiri THERE are close to 1.3 million people living with HIV/Aids in Zimbabwe and most of them face challenges owing to stigma attached to the disease. However this stigma is based on misconceptions, myths and unverified beliefs and results in society looking down upon HIV/Aids infected people. Stigma has…

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