Decline in Adolescent HIV Prevalence

A 2017 Youth Adult Survey has found that the HIV Prevalence among adolescents alongside young adults is dropping.  The survey however could not mention what could have attributed to this decline but indications point to massive awareness campaigns, financial support and other programs to reduce HIV. By Kudakwashe Pembere The survey dubbed Youth Adult Survey of Zimbabwe: Using Data to better understand and serve children and adolescents at risk of HIV and child violence in Zimbabwe sought to estimate prevalence and incidence of HIV and prevalence of physical, emotional and…

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Tobacco Smoking Increases In Teenagers

…Experts Call For New Technologies To Fight Tobacco Harm… By Michael Gwarisa from Nairobi, Kenya AFRICA is recording a massive increase in cases of child smokers with children between the ages of 13 and 15 being the biggest victims owing to peer pressure as well as the cheap pricing of cigarettes in most  African markets. The call comes amidst indications of increased cases on Child smokers in Africa with high  cases having been recorded in West Africa, East and other some parts Southern Parts of Africa. Speaking during a Tobacco…

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