Zimbabwe: Parliament to Summon Guvamatanga Over Global Fund Contribution
[New Zimbabwe] Government is yet to disburse its contribution to the Global Fund that was supposed to unlock nearly half a billion dollars from the international health funder to support HIV/AIDS initiatives in the country.
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has pledged $12 million to the Global Fund to tackle HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
[Premium Times] The Coalition of Civil Society Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has said that increased funding for curative and preventive intervention for HIV/AIDS will give rise to zero level response in Nigeria.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -The European Union and the United States, which provide hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Uganda, say they are closely following the matter
[The Herald] Zimbabwe has paid US$300 000 to the Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria in addition to another US$200 000 which was paid a fortnight ago for its 2017-2019 commitment.
[Botswana Daily News] Hukuntsi -Condom distribution in schools was core of discussions during the First Lady, Ms Neo Masisi's engagement with Lehutshelo Junior Secondary School pupils recently.
[WHO] Over the years, HIV control strategies and approaches in Zimbabwe have evolved to address the changes in the epidemic and according to new evidence. Due to this evolution, the country has ended up with many vertical sub-programs under the HIV program including Care and treatment, HIV Testing Services, Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) among others. Until now, each of these programs has had separate plann
[GFO] CHAZ leaders credit their success to "faith in God and in themselves"
[Global Fund] Lyon, France -In an unprecedented show of global solidarity, donors at the Global Fund's Sixth Replenishment Conference pledged US$14.02 billion for the next three years - the largest amount ever raised for a multilateral health organization, and the largest amount by the Global Fund. The funds will help save 16 million lives and end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.
[IPS] Abuja -As a Public Health Doctor, I often meet people who experience stigma simply because they live with HIV. One person who still haunts me is a woman who is HIV positive and when she was in labor, a midwife would not help her. Instead she shouted at her to just push out the baby and then she stood far away from the bedside, disgusted by the woman's HIV status. No one should go through such stigma at a vulnerable situation when they are about to birth life.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Thousands of gay men in Africa are likely dying from HIV-related illnesses every year due to homophobic laws that stifle their chances of being tested and treated, said researchers behind a study published on Monday in The Lancet HIV journal.