UNESCO In Regional Drive To Curb Early Unintended Pregnancies

Mr Masimba Nyamucheta UNESCO

THE United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has embarked on a campaign to reduce cases of Early Unintended Pregnancies (EUPs) in Zimbabwe and other sub-Saharan countries, a move that is set to empower adolescent girls and young people to make informed decisions about their Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH). By Michael Gwarisa in Mazowe Through a partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) and Save The Children, UNESCO has already kick-started various media engagements initiatives at a regional…

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CSOs Trained On New HIV/TB Treatment Literacy Manual

THE new HIV and Tuberculosis treatment literacy manual is set to tackle non-communicable diseases, side effects of Antiretroviral therapies, religion, new regimens and nutrition which will see health civil society organisations take the knowledge to communities they work in. By Kudakwashe Pembere in Kadoma Speaking to Zimbabwe AIDS Network Communication, Health Research and Advocacy Officer Hazel Zemura on the side-lines  of a civil society trainer of trainee workshop in Kadoma, she said they want to equip the CSOs on the trending issues. “This is a civil society trainer of trainee…

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200 000 Harare PLHIV On ART

THERE are currently about 200 000 people living with HIV in Harare who are receiving Antiretroviral Treatment with the prevalence rate pegged at 12 percent. By Kudakwashe Pembere in Kadoma This according to National Aids Council Harare Provincial Manager Mr Adonijah Muzondiona was on the back of a big population in the city. He said this on the sidelines of a UNAIDS Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Aids Network, and National Aids Council of ZImbabwe workshop here in Kadoma. “The Harare Metropolitan Province has about four to five million. We have Harare, Chitungwiza,…

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