Category: Health

Stavudine to be phased out

stavudine.jpgZimbabwe has started implementing guidelines set by the World Health Organisation for the ARV drug Stavudine to be phased out, with an initial 80 000 people set to receive the Tenofovir based regimens which have less side effects.

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National alcohol policy almost ready

abuse-of-alcohol-and-drugs.jpgThe Ministry of Health and Child Welfare says significant progress has been made in the crafting of the national alcohol policy, with the draft document set to be tabled before cabinet by end of July.

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Journos urged to promote PMTCT

marternal health.jpgJournalists have been called on to increase advocacy in the involvement of men in the Protection of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV and AIDS if Zimbabwe is to achieve its goal of eliminating new HIV infections in children by 2015.

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Govt concerned over ARVs distribution

Government has instituted investigations into allegations that some government employees are diverting ARV drugs to the parallel market thus causing an artificial shortage of the life-prolonginmombeshora 10.12.10.jpgg medications.

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