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Getting To Zero
12 Oct 2015 - 13:36

 Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa made the appeal at a fundraising breakfast meeting in Harare yesterday.The country hosts the ICASA conference in six weeks time. "We are appealing for a total of $3,7 million from our partners for preparing and successfully hosting ICASA," Dr Parirenyatwa said the money will go towards protocol trainings with different stakeholders ahead of the conference, preparing the conference venue to suit world standards, transportation for delegates, provision of financial support to those who are supposed to attend but have financial limitations, and covering other operational costs.

12 Oct 2015 - 13:22

HARARE - The World Health Organisation (WHO) has set new HIV and AIDS treatment and prevention guidelines to allow for early interventions once the condition is detected. The latest information released on September 30 titled: Guidelines on when to start ART and PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) for HIV requires one to start anti-retroviral drug treatment upon testing HIV-positive regardless of their CD4 cell count. It also advises countries to use HIV treatment as a prevention choice
for people at high risk of infection. Previously, ARVs were only given to HIV-positive people whose CD4 cell count had dropped to 500 and below and to vulnerable people such as children below five years, pregnant women, tuberculosis patients, and discordant couples regardless of their CD4 count.

30 Sep 2015 - 12:53

Sights from the interactive meeting held in NAC Boardroom today from 0800hrs to 1130hrs

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