Zim Should Honour Abuja Declaration in 2020 Budget

CIVIL Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on government to increase domestic funding for Zimbabwe’s healthcare in the forthcoming 2020 national budget so as to stimulate Universal Health Coverage (UHC). By Patricia Mashiri Zimbabwe’s healthcare system is currently in intensive care owing to a plethora of factors chief among them being the poor funding from treasury amongst a host of other ills which have literally brought the sector on its knees. Speaking during the Civil Society Engagement on the Development of a Submission Paper on Priority Funding Areas in the 2020…

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Undetectable Viral Load Not a License For Unprotected Sex, Says Govt

HAVING undetectable viral load does not warrant unsafe sex practices as there are chances of transmitting the HIV virus, a Health Ministry official says. By Kudakwashe Pembere in Kadoma In an interview with Health Ministry HIV/TB public health specialist Dr Clorata Gwanzura said on their message with U=U an acronym for Undetectable = Untransmissible the goal is to ensure people are virally suppressed. “As long as you are taking your medicines correctly and consistently, that is the result that you should see. However, there are various reasons that would cause…

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