As Zimbabwe's Currency Woes Persist, HIV+ Patients Feel the Pain
People living with HIV and Aids have expressed concern over shortages of some anti-retroviral drugs. Although the National Aids Council receives some foreign currency from the Central Bank, it is not enough to meet their demands and, as such, they cannot buy enough medicines from their suppliers who are outside Zimbabwe.
The Herald, 8 February 2019
The National Aids Council (NAC) has appealed to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to prioritise and increase foreign currency allocation for procurement of medicines amid… Read more »
Patients waiting to collect their medication.
New Zimbabwe, 11 January 2019
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IRIN, 31 January 2019
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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 »
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 ... Read more »