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SAfAIDS Hosts an Intergenerational Dialogue in Gwanda, Zimbabwe

GWANDA, 01 April 2015 (SAfAIDS) - Soul’s Comfort Trust and SAfAIDS held an intergenerational dialogue at Sibona Primary School in Gwanda on the 31st of March 2015. The dialogue theme was ‘Talking to children about SRH issues’ and was aimed at ensuring that parents and children openly talk about SRH.  Young people highlighted that parents only start talking to them about SRH issues when something wrong has happened and not as a routine. 

Zimbabwe to Hold HIV, Cancer Indaba

HARARE, 30 March 2015(allAfrica) - Zimbabwe will hold an HIV and cancer conference in June this year to strengthen the country's cancer prevention and control strategies, an official has said.

UNAIDS calls for integration of services to end the dual epidemics of tuberculosis and HIV

GENEVA, 24 March 2015 (UNAIDS)—On World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, UNAIDS is calling for the scale-up of integrated HIV and TB services, particularly in the countries and regions most affected by the dual epidemics. Worldwide, 9 million people developed TB in 2013 and 1.5 million people still die of the disease every year. TB entrenches poverty in many countries, with annual income falling by an average of around 50% among affected families. 

SAfAIDS Holds an Addressing HIV And Sexual Reproductive Health Burden in Prison Settings Regional Think Tank Consultative Meeting

Johannesburg: SAfAIDS will be conducting regional consultations on how to effectively address HIV and sexual reproductive health burdens in prison settings.

 

World Tuberculosis Day - 24 March 2015

On World TB Day, 24 March, WHO is calling for new commitments and new action in the global fight against tuberculosis – one of the world’s top infectious killers. There has been tremendous progress in recent years, and the world is on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal of reversing the spread of TB by 2015. But this is not enough. In 2013, 9 million people fell ill with TB and 1.5 million died.

Zimbabwe: Innocent Victims of TB in Vulnerable Communities

HARARE, 23 March 2015 (allAfrica) - Each year on March 24, WHO joins the rest of the international community to commemorate World TB Day.  This year's theme "Gear Up to End TB" is a continuation of the call to reach the missing cases, most of who live in the world's poorest and most vulnerable communities, including those in the African Region.

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