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HARARE, 21 November 2013 (NewsDay) - HEALTH and Child Care deputy minister Paul Chimedza yesterday said his ministry had embarked on a programme to extend and refurbish sheds used by patients with opportunistic infections (OI) at most public health institutions to curb the spread of diseases.
NEW YORK, 21 November 2013 (UNICEF) – As the world marks Universal Children’s Day - the anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - UNICEF is urging a much stronger light be shone on the millions of children in every country and at every level of society who are victims of violence and abuse that continue to go unnoticed and under-reported.
WASHINGTON, DC, 21 November 2013 (USAID) - U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah announced partnerships with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Volvo Group in Sweden today.
HARARE, 20 November 2013 (The Standard) - Men continue to engage in risky behaviour with some insisting on unprotected sex with commercial sex workers, it has emerged.
CHIVHU, 14 November 2013 (Herald) - All pregnant women who test HIV positive will immediately be placed on anti-retroviral treatment despite their CD4 count, Vice President Joice Mujuru has said. Officially launching the new HIV intervention code-named Option B+ and the elimination of mother to child transmission week at Madziire Secondary School in Chikomba yesterday, VP Mujuru said HIV-positive women would now be taking a three-in-one pill everyday instead of the previous plan where they took three different ARVs at a time.
LUSAKA, 14 November 2013 (UNAIDS) - An international delegation of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB), made a recent visit to Zambia from 4-6 November to learn more about the successes and challenges in a country where almost 13% of the adult population is living with HIV.