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Press Release: PAPWC Calls for intensified focus and investment towards HIV prevention treatment strategies for women and girls in Africa
NAIROBI, 2 March 2015 (PAPWC) - The Pan African Positive Women’s Coalition (PAPWC), on Friday called for continental and global deliberate efforts to intensify investment for HIV prevention strategies for women and girls in Africa. Particularly the coalition is calling for financial commitment towards ensuring that resources are available to promote and retain research agendas as well as ensure HIV prevention needs of women and girls are met through provision of biomedical interventions like pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
GENEVA — Discrimination continues to affect the lives of millions of people around the world. On 1 March, Zero Discrimination Day, people from all corners of the world will unite under the theme of Open Up, Reach Out in order to celebrate diversity and reject discrimination in all its forms.
Zero Discrimination Day is a chance to celebrate diversity and to reject discrimination. By joining our voices together, we can be part of a resounding call for compassion, tolerance and peace.
NAIROBI, 26 February 2015 (PAPWC) - The dawn of this decade has evidenced increasing recognition of the pivotal influence women have on the success of development programs. The success of women empowerment programs has increased appreciation for understanding that WLHIV play a key role in the HIV and sexual reproductive health and development issues at national, regional and global levels.
HARARE, 26 February 2015 (Herald) - Health Advisor in the Office of The President and Cabinet Dr Timothy Stamps has launched the Mashonaland East chapter of the Zimbabwe HIV Activist Union Trust (ZHAAUCT) to help address the needs of people living with HIV in rural areas.
GABORONE, 26 February 2015 (Daily News) - NACA coordinator, Ms Grace Muzila, says there is need for community leadership to take part in the fight against the HIV/AIDS scourge so as to address HIV prevention from grassroots.