All posts by Trust Govere

Malawi: DHO Bemoans Pastors Who Mislead HIV Patients

Blantyre — The Blantyre District Health Office says the conduct of some pastors who proclaim to heal their followers from HIV/AIDS is increasing numbers of people defaulting from antiretroviral therapy (ART). District health officer (DHO) Dr. Medson Matchaya has described the conduct unfortunate. Matchaya said this in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA)

More evidence treatment zeroes HIV transmission during sex while the world awaits a vaccine

By Meera Senthira Senthilingam, CNN Paris (CNN) — The evidence is in and the message is clear: When someone is HIV positive, taking regular treatment can pretty much zero their chance of spreading the infection to others during sex. Sexual transmission of HIV is negligible when someone is on treatment, whether they’re in a heterosexual

UNAIDS Board seizes opportunities of change to deliver results

UNAIDS Board seizes opportunities of change to deliver results Board members unanimously approve US$ 484 million budget for 2018–2019 GENEVA, 30 June 2017—UNAIDS’ 40th Programme Coordinating Board meeting has concluded in Geneva, Switzerland. Important decisions were taken on redefining the ways in which the Joint Programme works to deliver results efficiently and effectively and continues

NAC At The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair

NAC At The ZITF The National AIDS Council (NAC) will as usual be participating in the 58th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) under the theme: NAC Harnessing Linkages For Ending AIDS By 2030. You are all invited to the NAC stand. NAC has packaged information for clients of all ages, race, social

Lobby group petitions Mugabe for mandatory HIV testing

A LOCAL Aids service organisation has petitioned President Robert Mugabe to flex his Executive powers and declare compulsory HIV testing for all citizens, as a last ditch attempt to halt the spread of the disease. BY Phyllis Mbanje The Citizens Aids Survival Trust (Cast) said this drastic action would initiate the process of ending death