Cathrine Murombedzi HIV Walk Many people who tested HIV positive in the early 90s perished. Medically in Zimbabwe we did not have any rollout programme to cater for people living positively then. Generic medicines only made it possible that developing countries were now able to purchase ARVs.
Cathrine Murombedzi HIV Walk From 1985 to today it is 28 years and the face of the HIV epidemic has changed. The first HIV diagnosis in Zimbabwe was in 1985. In the developed world they had known the virus causing havoc
Cathrine Murombedzi HIV Walk Rutendo is a cross-border trader and mother of three. She has been in the business for close to two decades. However, with the improving economy the business is no longer as lucrative as it was a decade ago. She has to find alternative means to bring food on the table. She has thus resorted to finding part-time employment as a domestic worker
Give a child an education and a foundation has been laid. There are hundreds of orphans who are yet to receive education. In Hatcliffe Extension, 11 secondary school-going orphans under the care of Vision HIV/Aids are missing school because their fees have not yet been paid.
The World Health Organisation has been running under the theme “Getting to Zero”, Zero Aids-related deaths, zero discrimination and zero new HIV infections between 2011 and 2015. The initiative by WHO is a plausible one and will likely see the world becoming a better place to live in.