SafAids Partners Community Based Organisations To Find Test & Treat Children Living With HIV

IN an effort to put children who are HIV positive on treatment a regional HIV information dissemination organisation, Safaids, has partnered with Community Based Organisations in three provinces in the country to track the children and put them on treatment. By HealthTimes Reporter The intervention programme which is called Find Test and Treat the Missing 4 000 is being implemented in Bulawayo, Midlands and Mashonaland East Provinces. “We are complementing government efforts in terms of fighting HIV so that we get to Zero new infections and have an AIDS free…

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#COVID-19: Zim Records First SADC Covid-19 Mortality

ZIMBABWE is the only country in the SADC region to have recorded a Coronavirus Disease fatality. By Kuda Pembere According to the African Union Centre for Disease Control, the continent has 2 475 confirmed cases. “Countries (46) reporting a total COVID-19 2,475 cases, 64 deaths, 203 recoveries by region,” read the organisation’s Situation Report as at March 25. In Southern Africa, there are 740 confirmed cases, one mortality and 12 recoveries. Below are the African countries reporting confirmed cases, deaths and recoveries. Central (145 cases, 5 deaths, 3 recoveries):  Cameroon (70, 1,…

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#CORONAVIRUS: Zim Doctors & Nurses Down Tools Amid COVID-19 Crisis

ZIMBABWEAN nurses and junior doctors have forthwith withdrawn their services feeling their demands have not been met as the country battles with the global pandemic, Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). By Kuda Pembere Being the health workers who spend most of the time with the patients, nurses are demanding protective personal equipment(PPE) , a COVID-19 risk allowance as well as water supplies at places of work. Following our letter that was presented to our employer 48 hours ago, informing them to urgently attend to our demands as frontline workers, it seems our…

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Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

LONDON — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. SOURCE: 6ABC News The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland, his Clarence House office said. It says his wife Camilla, 72, has tested negative.  “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus,” Clarence House said. “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days…

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