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OXFORD, 13 April 2016 (Science Daily) - Study finds no impairment of immune response when vaccinations against hepatitis C and HIV are administered together
MASERU, 12 April 2016 (allAfrica) - A programme using mobile technology to mobilise for HIV identification and treatment has been launched in Lesotho. Dubbed The Mobilising HIV Identification and Treatment (MHIT), the programme led by ViiV Healthcare is a multi-million dollar three-year commitment led by the Vodafone Foundation through the Vodacom Lesotho Foundation.
MUTARE, 11 April 2016 (Daily News) - An organisation involved in the fight against HIV and Aids has said stigma, discrimination and the country’s bad laws are hindering efforts to end the epidemic.
HARARE, 06 April 2016 (263chat) - The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has urged policy makers to amend the Health and Prison acts so as to address plights of children living in prisons with their mothers who would have been incarcerated.
HARARE, 06 April 2016 (NewsDay) - Prison officials have lamented overcrowding in correctional facilities which is fuelling sexual violence and posing a serious public health problem.
“Between 2000 and 2015, tuberculosis (TB) prevention, diagnosis and treatment saved 43 million lives. The TB mortality rate has fallen by nearly half. The Millennium Development Goal target of reversing TB incidence has been achieved. But, the fight against this deadly disease is only half-won. This year alone, TB will affect over 9.6 million men, women and children, and 1.5 million people will lose their lives”-UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon.