Cervical cancer a nemesis to women

Despite the fact that cancer of the cervix is preventable, it is the commonest cause of death in women in Africa.

Health experts say in many parts of the continent, cervical cancers are not identified or treated until advanced stages due to insufficient access to reproductive health care services, effective screening and early treatment. Read more about Cervical cancer a nemesis to women

Region adopts 5-year framework to fight STIs

WHO official, Dr. Felicitas Zawaira

Health ministers meeting in Victoria Falls at the 67th World Health Organisation (WHO) African Region summit, which ended yesterday, have adopted a five-year framework to fight Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). Read more about Region adopts 5-year framework to fight STIs

WASN Community dialogue meeting

Women and AIDS Support Network (WASN) held a community dialogue on the 12 of July 2017 on access to information at WASN’s offices in Eastlea Harare. The objectives of this community dialogue were to ensure that women and girls have access to information on Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIAC) services and to assess the levels of information dissemination offered at clinics and hospitals. Read more about WASN Community dialogue meeting

WASN Breakfast meeting and Wilkins Hospital visit

As WASN is part of the ATI campaign being spearheaded by MISA, letters were written to the Director of City Health to enable WASN staff interview health personnel at Wilkins Hopital on the uptake of VIAC by women and girls, on 22 June, 2017. After the approval WASN had an opportunity to interview the Sister in Charge of VIAC services. Below are the officers who were present and what transpired thereafter. Read more about WASN Breakfast meeting and Wilkins Hospital visit