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Door-to-Door HIV Testing Gets Nod

HARARE, 14 December 2015 (Herald) - Mashonaland Central and Matabeleland North provinces have overwhelmingly embraced the "door-to-door" voluntary HIV testing and counselling services initiated by Government in October with over 4 500 people having been tested in the past two months, a senior Government official has revealed.

Global estimates shed light on toll of sexually transmitted infections

GENEVA, 10 December 2015 (allAfrica) -: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have a profound impact on sexual and reproductive health worldwide, and continue to cause a major burden of disease. Global estimates, published in the journal PLOS ONE today, show that an estimated 357 million new infections occur every year with one of 4 STIs: chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomoniasis.

Middle East Needs Fresh Strategy to Curb HIV Surge

9 December 2015 (allAfrica) - The Middle East and North Africa is home to the lowest percentage of people living with HIV in the world. According to UNAIDS, those in the region living with the virus numbered around 240,000 out of over 350 million in 2014 - just 0.1 per cent of people.

ICASA a Huge Success

HARARE, 8 December 2015 (allAfrica) -The 18th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, which ended at the weekend, was a huge success that demonstrated Zimbabwe's ability to hold meetings of such magnitude.

SAfAIDS@ICASA2015

Join the Vibrant SAfAIDS@ICASA Series of Events for Rich, Topical and Progressive Knowledge Exchange and Dialogue.  Please confirm your attendance at any of the sessions you are interested in, by sending an email to icasa@safaids.net.  Admission is absolutely FREE!

Nation Faces Condoms Shortage

LUSAKA, 19 November 2015 (allAfrica) - In a continued disarray of PF government policies, the country is facing a critical shortage of condoms, posing a threat to the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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