Sunday , May 22 2022

Consumption of the condom on the rise


The National AIDS Council provided 400 therapeutic dispensers in tertiary facilities, hospitals, hotels, beverages, and other public areas in Zimbabwe as part of efforts to reduce the spread of HIV.

Next year more units are expected, with public spaces and service stations identified as possible locations.

Zimbabwe has the highest increase in condoms in East and South Africa.

According to the NAC 2017 annual report, women's condoms had 4.6 million for 109 million male condoms.

In an interview with The Sunday Mail, NAD Communications Officer Tadiwa Nyatanga-Pfupa explained: "Feasibility studies and feasibility studies have been carried out to find the best position for machine placement." The target population emphasized the need to maintain privacy while accessing condoms.

NAC Coordinator in Chivi province Jonathan Mashingaidze said that about 4,000 condoms could be delivered within one hour at Chivi Growth Point, which has the highest HIV prevalence in Masvingo Province (14 percent).

Health and Child Care The Ministry of Statistics shows that Matebeleland South has the highest rate of prevalence in Zimbabwe (21 percent), followed by Matabeleland North (17.6), Mashonaland East (15.2), Midlands (15) and Bulawayo , 3), Mashonaland West (13.2), Masvingo and Harare (12.8), Mashonaland Central (11.9) and Manicaland (10.5).

National prevalence is 14 percent.

-state media

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