Category: Health

HIV prevalence remains high among youths

Experts focus on innovative solutions to speed up progress against HIV among youth The world has made great strides in reducing the impact of HIV, and AIDS-related...

MSF Sounds Alarm Over High Numbers of People Dying from AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Global attention needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era An unacceptably high number of people from sub-Saharan Africa have been left out of the global...

IAS 2017 to feature new discoveries and advances in HIV prevention and treatment

Conference highlights importance of continued investment in HIV research and translating science into action (Paris, France) – More than 6,000 HIV professionals from...

Hope for HIV+ infants, children and adolescents

By Byron Mutingwende   George Makona (16) was born to HIV positive parents at a rural hospital in Nyanga. By then programmes on prevention of mother to child...

WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

By Byron Mutingwende The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that there is an increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs in its detailed report based on national...

Invest in HIV Science to end epidemic: IAS 2017 Scientific co-chairs

By Byron Mutingwende The International AIDS Society (IAS) 2017 Scientific Co-Chairs, Linda-Gail Bekker and Jean-François Delfraissy have said HIV science matters in...

UNAIDS Report silent on need to scale up HIV treatment: MSF

By Byron Mutingwende Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has noted that while progress has been made, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS...

Gaps remain in fulfilling unmet family planning needs

By Byron Mutingwende   Shoorai Mugari lives near Mushumbi Pools in Mbire District of Mashonaland Central Province and has just given birth to triplet boys when her...

Prevention of parent-to-child transmission important

By Nevson Mpofu The prevention of parent to child transmission remains crucial for countries of the world to achieve the reduction of HIV and AIDS prevalent rate . This...

UNFPA supporting maternal health, family planning and SRHR

The United Nations Population Fund has over the past couple of years made great strides in supporting humanitarian programmes in maternal health, family planning, sexual...