On the steep hills and mountains of Mwenezi - a rural district situated in southern Zimbabwe - is where you find hundreds of villagers living with some of the highest rates of HIV infection, leading Medecins Sans Frontiers and other aid organisations to step in. allAfrica's Melody Chironda was in Mwenezi to talk to MSF workers and village residents...
The Struggle to End HIV Epidemic in Rural Mwenezi
allAfrica, 20 December 2018
On the steep hills and mountains of Mwenezi - a rural district situated in southern Zimbabwe - is where you find hundreds of villagers living with some of the highest rates of HIV… Read more »
Patients and MSF team meet at an outreach in Mpani village.
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In the heart of Mwenezi District, lies villages where MSF teams travel 60 kilometres or more to get to remote areas where there are no clinics. see more »
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