CeSHHAR purchases Personal Protective Equipment for 9 public health facilities with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine’s Bump It Forward campaign funds.

Sister Mambodza (centre), Sister-in-charge of Mbare Hostels Clinic in Harare, receives a donation of PPE purchased with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine’s Bump It Forward campaign funds from Primrose Matambanadzo, Programme Director at CeSHHAR Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe the first donation of £10,000 was used to procure PPE for 9 public health facilities: Mbare Hostels…

Sisters’ Clinics – New Online Booking System!

CeSHHAR is delighted to announce that it has launched an online booking system to make appointments at the Sisters’ Clinics. Appointments can be booked via the new Sisters with a Voice website https://sisters-zimbabwe.org/   We hope that an online platform for accessing sexual and reproductive health information and services will not only encourage Sisters to…

Covid 19

Like much of the world, Zimbabwe is in lockdown to stem the spread of Covid-19, the Ceshhar team monitors the situation daily and is learning rapidly how to adjust its own ways of working to ensure its objectives can be fulfilled whilst keeping staff and clients safe. CeSHHAR is working hard to ensure its national…

Sex workers get new lease of life

FROM a distance, she is an ordinary vendor selling bottled water in the sweltering heat of Chirundu, but she is also a commercial sex worker. BY XOLISANI NCUBE Prudence (42) is one of many sex workers who operate at Chirundu Border Post and has been in the trade for over 20 years having bedded more…

Ending AIDS by 2030

Zimbabwe AIDS Network (ZAN) convened key populations with the objective of amplifying civil society voices around the need for domestic health funding, proposing strategies for effective key populations programming and discussing common approaches to advocate for increased key populations’ access to health services. Tendai Mbengeranwa, the key populations coordinator for National Aids Council (NAC) highlighted…

3 500 sex workers access reproductive health services

More than 3 000 sex workers in Gweru are accessing sexual health services at a Centre for Sexual Health, HIV and Aids Research (CeSHHAR) mobile clinic, a move that has empowered them and reduced sexually-related diseases, a National Aids Council (NAC) official has said. NAC Gweru district co-ordinator, Murari Hwingwiri said the joint programmes with…