ÂZimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Mr Happison Muchechetere has described HIV and AIDS as major national issue which requires adequate coverage in both print and electronic media.
Mr Muchechetere said this in Kadoma while officially closing a National AIDS Council (NAC)Journalists Workshop which sought to update media practitioners on latest developments in the national response to HIV and AIDS.
Mr Muchechetere said following the workshop, he hopes to see an improvement in the number of articles and depth of coverage of HIV and AIDS issues.
He added that ZBC will ensure that its television and radio channels will continue to regularly cover HIV and AIDS issues.
Addressing the same workshop ,NAC Chief Executive Officer, Dr Tapuwa Magure said the media is a critical partner in the national response to the pandemic by keeping the nation well informed and updated on developments in HIV and AIDS related issues.