“I think the example by parliamentarians was actually excellent as they were trying to face the fact that stigma is one of the causes of the increasing rate of HIV.”
Tadiwa says those who are influential in society are critical in changing negative perceptions about HIV.
The president of the Progressive Teachers Union, Takavafira Zhou, said the government was negotiating in bad faith and therefore, ““sitting on a potential powder-keg that can explode any time.”
The cash-strapped government has been struggling to pay salaries for its workers numbering about 550,000.
“There are many people in the queue and many people are dying, but there is nobody, no doctor, no help since yesterday. The whole day yesterday then the whole night and up to this hour now.”
“We were sent by the Holy Spirit to help those who eat from the bins or drink dirty water. We gather all of them for prayer ...”
Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association president, Dr. Fortune Nyamande, says their members together with nurses, failed to get to work because of several challenges including lack of bus fare.
Zimbabwean government doctors and nurses have Monday informed the government of their intentions not to report for work if their December salaries were not paid by the end of this month
The Harare City council says illegal settlers on the Ingwe and Crowborough farms should vacate the wastewater treatment farms immediately to avoid contracting waterborne diseases as they have started pumping waste water into this area.
Among the guidelines that Zimbabwe has to meet is putting all those who are HIV positive on antiretroviral therapy, availing anti-retroviral drugs to even those that are not infected.
"I lived with Obstetric Fistula for ten years and thanks to the Women Health Alliance I received free surgery and now I feel like a woman ..."
Hamida Ismail Mauto, Dhat head of operations said the failure by the visually impaired in Zimbabwe to access information in appropriate formats had left them exposed to HIV/AIDS.