HIV Positive Women Urged To Regularly Screen For Cervical Cancer

THE Zimbabwe Association of Church Related Hospitals (ZACH) has warned that  women living with HIV were more prone to cervical cancer and therefore should get screened more frequently. By Patricia Mashiri Speaking during Cervical cancer and HIV and the impact of COVID-19 on screening services virtual meeting, HIV Positive Women Urged To Regularly Screen For Cervical Cancer, Dr Onai  Diura-Vere ZACH Technical Advisor said,”85 percent of women with cervical and HIV live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Women with HIV are at a higher risk of developing cervical cancer compared with HIV…

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Misappropriation Of Funds Bleed Education, Health Sectors

GOVERNMENT  has been castigated for diverting resources meant for critical services such as health and education other non-essential sectors at a time the country’s education and health sectors are in the doldrums. By Fadzai Ndangana In the 2021 budget, Treasury allocated ZWL$ 54.7 billion towards the health sector, translating to 13 percent of total budget, 2 percentage points below the Abuja Declaration threshold. Speaking at a virtual Tax Justice and Gender Responsive Public Services Summit this morning, Education Financing Specialist Tapfuma Jongwe said the 2 percent intermediary transfer tax introduced…

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Lift Tax Burden On Vulnerable Communities- Gvt Told

ACTION Aid Zimbabwe (AAZ), has challenged the Zimbabwean government to lift the tax burden on vulnerable communities and instead improve the state of public service provision in the country. By Fadzai Ndangana AAZ Acting Heads of Programs and Resources Mobilisation Ebenezer Tombo said the government and stakeholders should find ways to interrogate how the tax system is being used to improve lives of people in Zimbabwe. This was a fruitful engagement as we debated ways to improve public service provision and make them gender responsive, especially in critical sectors of…

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