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ZIMBABWE: Seven arrested at school AIDS gathering
23 June 2003 (PlusNews ), A school HIV/AIDS meeting was recently disrupted by Zimbabwe's riot police, the South African Press Association (SAPA) reported on Friday.
ZIMBABWE: More AIDS orphan by 2005 - health minister
12 June 2003 (PlusNews ), Some 780,000 children in Zimbabwe have lost at least one parent due to AIDS-related illnesses, local newspaper The Herald reported on Wednesday.
ZIMBABWE: Prisoner rights to tackle HIV infection
30 May 2003 (PlusNews ), A Zimbabwean prisoners' rights group has blamed the rise in HIV/AIDS prevalence rates among prisoners on the lack of conjugal visits, the local Daily News reported on Thursday.
ZIMBABWE: US to honour HIV/AIDS fraudster
23 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Zimbabwean AIDS activists have criticised the selection process of a prestigious US award, local newspaper The Herald reported on Thursday.
ZIMBABWE: NGOs demand separate AIDS fund audit
19 May 2003 (PlusNews ), A number of NGOs in Zimbabwe have called for an independent audit of the national AIDS fund, local newspaper The Daily News reported on Friday.
ZIMBABWE: Focus on Voluntary Counselling and Testing
12 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Helen (not her real name) began to suspect she was HIV-positive in August 2002, when her husband died of tuberculosis. Only 35 years old, she needs a walking stick to get around. She has lost about nine kilograms over the past few months and does not have the energy she used to. Her blouse hangs off her shoulders and her eyes look bloodshot and tired.
ZIMBABWE: HIV/AIDS cuts Zambian life expectancy
7 May 2003 (PlusNews ), Mortality rates among Zambia's adult population have increased over the last ten years due to AIDS, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
ZIMBABWE: The price of an HIV/AIDS story
5 May 2003 (PlusNews ), A Zimbabwe AIDS NGO on Monday blamed the government for raising desperation to a new level among people living with HIV/AIDS (PWAs).
ZIMBABWE: Urban feeding for some city children
30 April 2003 (PlusNews ), Supplementary feeding programmes are helping the children of some of Zimbabwe's struggling city dwellers, who have been battered by the shocks of inflation, food shortages and unemployment.
ZIMBABWE: HIV testing for Zimbabwe's workers
30 April 2003 (PlusNews ), Zimbabwe has intensified workplace HIV/AIDS campaigns during its Workers' Day period from 1 to 10 May, the local Herald newspaper reported on Tuesday.
ZIMBABWE: Interview with J. Victor Angelo, UN Humanitarian Coordinator
30 April 2003 (PlusNews ), Zimbabwe has one of the world's highest prevalence rates for HIV/AIDS. IRIN spoke to UN Development Programme Resident Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator J. Victor Angelo on the assistance the UN is providing to help tackle the pandemic, and the related humanitarian crisis.
ZIMBABWE: Sexual abuse rises as humanitarian crisis worsens
24 April 2003 (PlusNews ), "Before I came here, I was feeling very guilty, but now I feel much better," said 16-year-old Tendai, twisting her hands nervously.
ZIMBABWE: Funding for workplace HIV/AIDS programmes
11 April 2003 (PlusNews ), A project to help strengthen Zimbabwe's HIV/AIDS initiatives in the workplace was launched this week, the local Financial Gazette reported on Thursday.
ZIMBABWE: More AIDS action for women - activists
31 March 2003 (PlusNews ), Zimbabwe's Women and AIDS Support Network (WASN) on Monday called on the government to implement a more progressive policy to protect women against HIV/AIDS.
ZIMBABWE: Recognition of HIV/AIDS role in humanitarian crisis
26 March 2003 (PlusNews ), A "vigorous response" to HIV/AIDS within the context of the current humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe was lacking, a UN multi-agency mission has found.
ZIMBABWE: Poverty and neglect in informal settlements
19 March 2003 (PlusNews ), Porta Farm, a 30-minute drive from the Harare city centre, is home to among some of Zimbabwe's poorest and most vulnerable citizens.
ZIMBABWE: Let the world know about us - activists
19 March 2003 (PlusNews ), A four-day media workshop to encourage effective HIV/AIDS reporting was launched on Tuesday in Zimbabwe, the local newspaper the Zimbabwe Standard reported.
ZIMBABWE: Government must do more for HIV/AIDS - NGO
5 February 2003 (PlusNews ), A Harare-based NGO on Wednesday said people living with HIV/AIDS (PWAs) were not getting the treatment they deserved.
ZIMBABWE: No action from government HIV/AIDS council
30 January 2003 (PlusNews ), A non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Thursday said it was still waiting on government to disburse money from a monthly HIV/AIDS levy.
ZIMBABWE: Government extends HIV/AIDS emergency
20 January 2003 (PlusNews ), The Zimbabwean government has extended its national HIV/AIDS emergency for a further five years, The Herald newspaper reported on Monday.

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