Zim’s Adolescents and Young People Attend In-Country Hub For The 2022 AIDS Conference 

YOUNG people from various communities In Zimbabwe converged for the AIDS2022 In Country Virtual Hub amidst growing calls for government to increase domestic funding towards HIV and AIDS programing. By Michael Gwarisa The five day in-country AIDS2022 In Country Virtual Hub was hosted by Zvandiri in Harare at Bronte Hotel following the denying of visas for most young people mainly from African countries to attend the in-person AIDS2022 Conference in Montreal Canada. Other African countries that held in country hubs include Eswatini, Tanzania, Mozambique, Angola and Malawi. In Zimbabwe, The…

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No Monkeypox In Zimbabwe As Yet- Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has reassured the Zimbabwean public that there has not been any Monkeypox case in Zimbabwe. Health Reporter In a statement, the Ministry of Health urged people to report any suspected cases of Monkeypox to the country’s health emergency number, 2019. The Ministry of Health and Child Care would like to warn the public and its stakeholders of an on-going outbreak of monkeypox in non-endemic countries including neighboring South Africa. Currently no cases have been reported in Zimbabwe and is monitoring the evolving situation…

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ZCLDN Calls For Decriminalizing of Drug Use

THE Zimbabwe Civil Liberties and Drug Network (ZCLDN) say they welcome the move by MCAZ of issuing licences to all companies and individuals who are in the production and selling of medicinal cannabis but have reservations with the part where the authority warned that those caught selling cannabis without licences will be prosecuted for selling unapproved medicines. By Staff Reporter In a statement, ZCLDN said the approavl of medicinal cannabis will go a long way in assisting people with chronic illnesses such as cancer and arthritis, among others. As an…

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“The HIV response is in danger—the promise of ending AIDS is under threat “

Data just released in the new UNAIDS global AIDS report, In Danger, reveals that the world is not on course to end AIDS by 2030. For Zimbabwe the hard-won progress against HIV is threatened by deteriorating humanitarian situation and the country’s worsening economic circumstances, including currency volatility which are adding to an already difficult situation for Zimbabwe’s 1.3 million people living with HIV. Inequities are widening. Household food insecurity and limited access to hygiene, sanitation and water have a disproportionate impact on people living with HIV. HIV medication should not…

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