Articles tagged 'icasa'

HIV fight to focus on adolescents 13 December 2015 HARARE - The fight against the HIV pandemic has shifted towards focusing more on adolescents and how they should be involved in ending HIV by the year 2030. This comes at a time when the US is also giving out money for the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (...
Hopes of imminent HIV/Aids cure dashed 8 December 2015 HARARE - The world has to wait for around 10 to 20 more years for a cure of HIV, researchers at the just-ended 18th International Conference on HIV and STIs in Africa (Icasa) said. They however, said in the meantime attention is being focused on using the available treatment as a prevention me...
The woman behind Condomise Campaign 7 December 2015 HARARE - After speaking her voice hoarse throughout the week-long International Conference on Aids and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (Icasa) Bidia Deperthes can hardly go through another interview. The diminutive UNFPA senior technical adviser on HIV has just concluded a two-week w...
Male sex workers demand recognition 7 December 2015 HARARE - Sex work in conservative Zimbabwe is often associated with females, skimpy dresses and the night, but the country got a rude awakening last week in broad daylight when male sex workers demanded recognition at the recently-held International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (Icasa). ...
Respect our trade: Sex workers 4 December 2015 HARARE - Commercial sex workers yesterday warned that Zimbabwe's hopes of complying with UN goals to end Aids by 2030 will be vain if their trade is not afforded respect and better treatment. The sex workers told delegates attending Icasa in Harare yesterday that they are faced with a myriad c...
Icasa delegates inconvenienced 1 December 2015 HARARE - Delegates to the 18th International Conference on Aids in Africa (Icasa) have had to be moved from Rainbow Towers in Harare to Bulawayo to make way for Chinese President Xi Jinping and his entourage. The delegates are said to be shuttled daily by air to and from Bulawayo. Icasa, wh...
Icasa conference begins 30 November 2015 HARARE - The 18th International Conference on Aids in Africa (Icasa) opened in the Zimbabwean capital Harare yesterday, against the backdrop of fears of further cutbacks by international donors in funding to fight the disease. Around 7 000 delegates are attending the five-day conference, which...