Africa Should Manufacture Own Condoms To End New HIV Infections

Julitta Onabanjo

THE United Nations Population Fund, East and Southern Africa (UNFPA-ESARO) Regional Director Dr. Julitta Onabanjo said Africa has a condom gap of 6 billion, a situation which has resulted the in the emergence of new infections  even in countries which used to have low HIV proportions. By Michael Gwarisa in Nairobi, Kenya The region has been experiencing a surge in new HIV infections in young adolescent girls despite a reduction in infections in other countries around the world. Countries such as Botswana, Madagascar, Eritria, Burundi and Ethiopia have recording increases…

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Zim Makes Renewed ICDP Commitments

ZIMBABWE has committed to advancing quality Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services to adolescent girls, women and young people in line with the ICPD25 goal of ending the unfinished business to health access. By Michael Gwarisa in Nairobi, Kenya Presenting the commitments on the closing day of the 25th International Conference on Population Development (ICPD), Director Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Ministry of Health and Care (MoHCC) Dr Robert Mudyiradima said Zimbabwe was willing to make revisions to certain policies hindering access to sexual reproductive health and rights.…

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