It's A Long Walk to ARVs For Zimbabwe Villagers Living With HIV

Ease of access to health care is of great importance in any country but particularly for villagers living with HIV and AIDS, being forced to walk distances of up 150km to collect their quarterly allocations of anti-retroviral drugs put them at risk of mortality from the pandemic, New Zimbabwe's Robert Tapfumaneyi reports.

ARVs (file photo).


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