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U.S. wants more partnerships in HIV/ AIDS response

  Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Harry Thomas World AIDS Day 2016 December 1, 2016 Mbizo Stadium, Kwekwe, Zimbabwe The Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Honorable Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa Honorable Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr. David Parirenyatwa Honorable Minister of State for Midlands Province, Honorable Jason Machaya and other Honorable Members of Parliament The Mayor

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Remarks by Mark Troger, PEPFAR Coordinator

Remarks by Mark Troger, PEPFAR Coordinator Media Awards Competition 2016 November 30, 2016 Golden Mile Motel, Kwekwe J Machaya – Minister Of State for Midlands Province Distinguished guests from the Ministry of Health and Child Care and other representatives of the Government of Zimbabwe Magure Chief Executive – National AIDS Council, and other representatives of NAC Members of the media

U.S. health agency highlights importance of TB infection control in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Harare, November 10, 2016: A senior official of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC- Zimbabwe) says the new national HealthCare Associated Tuberculosis Infection Prevention Project – Zimbabwe (HATIPP-Zim) is critical to helping Zimbabwe meet the AIDS treatment targets as it will ensure that critical staff are protected from infectious diseases such as tuberculosis. “While we are

United States, Global Fund distribute 1.7 million nets to prevent malaria in Zimbabwe

Harare, 19 October, 2016 –The United States government and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) supported distribution of 1,785,000 long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) to communities at risk for malaria in August and September of this year.  This effort, which is coordinated and led by the Ministry of Health and Child Care’s National Malaria Control Program

U.S., Zim partner in space creation and human resources for HIV services

Harare, 28 September, 2016 – The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC/Zimbabwe) and the Ministry of Health and Child Care today officially launched the final phase of the Space Creation Project. The project is being completed after the installation of 19 pre-fabricated Opportunistic Infection/Antiretroviral Treatment (OI/ART) porta-cabin units in 19 health facilities in Harare including Glen View

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Zimbabwe Populations based HIV impact assessment

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – 29 January 2016 – The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) will launch the Bulawayo phase of the ground breaking survey, the Zimbabwe Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (ZIMPHIA), on Friday the 29th of January 2016 at the Holiday Inn Hotel. This provincial launch follows the official national launch by the Minister of Health and Child Care

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SAPES Trust Health Policy Workshop

Statement by Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Scott U.S. Embassy, Harare The U.S. government remains strongly committed to supporting public health in Zimbabwe, and has stood by this commitment since 1980. Currently, the President’s Emergency Plan for Aid’s Relief (PEPFAR) is the largest part of this effort. In addition to the annual contribution of $95 million, our PEPFAR budget was

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Launch of the Zimbabwe Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment (ZIMPHIA)

Remarks by Robert Scott, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Protocols Observed: The Honorable Minister of Health and Child Care The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Child Care The National AIDS Council Board Members, Management, and Staff The Media Ladies and gentlemen It is a great honor to gather with you today to participate in the launch

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CDC Country Director and Deputy for Programs Visit to Wilkins Hospital Ebola Ward

CDC leverages its core strengths to advance four overarching global health goals: 1) improving the health and well-being of people around the world, 2) improving capabilities for preparing for and responding to infectious diseases and emerging health threats, 3) building country public health capacity, and 4) maximizing organizational capacity. (To learn more about these goals and our vision, see CDC’s

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Launch of President’s Malaria Initiative-Funded Malaria Indoor Residual Spraying

Remarks by the USG Deputy Chief of Mission, Robert Scott Manicaland District Medical Officer, Dr. Talent Maphosa Mutare District Government Staff Distinguished guests and professionals who have worked to prevent and treat malaria in Zimbabwe Mutare District community members, especially residents served by Chitakatira Health Center Members of the press Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here

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U.S. Response to Ebola in West Africa

Q & A with Dr. Peter Kilmarx Since 2011, Dr. Peter Kilmarx has been the Country Director for Zimbabwe office of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC- Zimbabwe). He recently returned from a six week tour of duty as Team Leader for the CDC Sierra Leone Ebola Response in Freetown. To date, as part of the

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U.S. Response to Ebola – Letter to the Sunday Mail

The Editor Attention: Mabasa Sasa The Sunday Mail Herald House Dear Mr. Sasa, Since the first cases of Ebola were reported in West Africa in March 2014, the United States has committed more than $350 million toward fighting Ebola in West Africa, has deployed more than 360 civilian and military experts to address the outbreak, and has provided more than

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CDC-Zim Director, Peter Kilmarx, on Ebola Mission in Sierra Leone

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Zimbabwe country director Dr Peter Kilmarx left Zimbabwe Wednesday on a mission to serve as CDC’s Ebola Response Team leader in Sierra Leone. Kilmarx, who has experience working in countries affected by Ebola, expressed confidence in his mission to Sierra Leone. “I have responded to epidemics before, I know how

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Launch of Zimbabwe HIV training and Service Delivery Programs

In February 2014 the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) in collaboration with International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), Zimbabwe Association of Church-Related Hospitals (ZACH), local and U.S.-based partners, launched three programs to build local capacity and provide comprehensive services to combat HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe. The programs are funded by The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS

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