Zim commemorates World AIDS Day 2022

Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Aids Day on December 1, 2022. The commemorations were held at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera, Mashonaland East Province. Speaking on behalf of the Vice President and Health and Child Care Minister Dr Constantine Chiwenga, Minister of State and Devolution for Mashonaland East Apolonia Munzverengi said inasmuch as the COVID-19 pandemic stalled the HIV response, the country managed to initiate 100 000 new persons on ART. “Despite the earlier COVID-19 related disruptions, which had threatened to reverse treatment outcomes, I am…

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Inequalities Derail World Target To End AIDS By 2030

THE Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has launched a powerful new report, “Dangerous Inequalities” which spotlight the need to end inequalities in terms of access to HIV and AIDS services. By Michael Gwarisa The report coincides with 2023 World AIDS Day commemorations which  is an event and moment to honour over 40 million lives lost to AIDS, take stock of the AIDS response, and commit to ending AIDS. In her remarks following the launch of the report, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of UNAIDS said all was not gloom …

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NAC unveils World Aids Day 2022 Theme, Song and Logo

The National AIDS Council (NAC) on Wednesday unveiled the theme, logo and song ahead of this year’s World AIDS Day commemorations to be held on December 1, 2022. Addressing the press, NAC chief executive officer Dr Benard Madzima said this year’s commemorations will be held in Marondera. “Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the home of the national response to HIV and AIDS. “As you are aware the World AIDS Day commemoration is tomorrow at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera. “As part the…

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