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26 November 2018

Mobile Cervical Cancer screening clinics helping women in rural Nyanga to access services

Nyanga, Zimbabwe, 26 November -  *Dorcas Katima, (48) slowly walks into the medical examination rooms at Nyanga District Hospital. She looks nervous but the nurse gently holds her arm and reassures her that everything will be fine. Another nurse prepares the examination bed for Katima. She manages to lift herself up onto the

9 November 2018

Manufacturing condoms in Africa: an urgent health and economic priority

The East and Southern African (ESA) region, home to nearly 550 million people, has made noteworthy progress in tackling HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unmet need for family planning. Today, the region...

31 October 2018

End exclusion of youth, if we want a better tomorrow

“Sexual assault and embarrassment are the risks that adolescent girls face when dealing with menstruation hygiene in emergency settings, due to the lack of separation between male and female sanitation facilities. In an...

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