SAfAIDS Appoints New Executive Director

THE Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) has appointed Ms Rouzeh Eghtessadi as its new Executive Director effective, November 1, 2019. By Michael Gwarisa Ms Rouzhe brings to SAfAIDS  an array of expertise in the areas of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), gender rights, HIV and Gender Based Violence (GBV). In a statement, Mr Cleophas Makoni, SAfAIDS Board of Trustees Chairperson said Ms Rouzeh emerged victorious and fit for the post following an extensive and rigorous recruitment process, led by the SAfAIDS Board of Trustees. Ms.…

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STIs Spike Among Young Boys In Mudzi…As Sex Workers Dish Unprotected Sex For More USD

INCREASED gold panning activities in Mudzi district have exposed young boys to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and other health risks at the back of an influx of commercial sex workers who have flooded the mining communities. By Michael Gwarisa Recently In Mudzi Most young people in the area have resorted to gold panning which has become the most resourceful source of income in the area. Payments for gold sales at various mills dotted around the community are done in United States dollars (USD) terms, a factor which has lured sex…

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