UN Applauds Zimbabwe’s Efforts in Combating HIV, Urges Donors to Stay the Course as Major AIDS Conference Gets Underway in ZimbabweNov 28, 2015Describing the hosting of the 18th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) in Zimbabwe as historic, the UN in Zimbabwe has commended the Government for outstanding leadership in responding to the HIV crisis and saving thousands of lives through effective and efficient delivery of health services to the needy. The conference is taking place in Harare from 29 November-4 December, 2015.
Breakthrough brings cost of HIV treatment to under $100 per patient per yearNov 27, 2015UNDP has achieved significant reductions in the price of HIV medicines that it procures, bringing down the cost of the most common treatment to an unprecedented US$100 per patient per year in Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Mali, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Through these price reductions UNDP is saving US$ 25 million that are being used to put an additional 250,000 people on life-saving HIV treatment.
Administrator Statement for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against WomenNov 25, 2015Violence against women occurs on every continent and in every country, making it one of the most pervasive human rights violations around the world.
Boost to Parliament as Embassy of Sweden Avails USD 1.8 millionNov 16, 2015Harare: In a boost to the Multi-donor Support Programme for Parliament and the Office of the Auditor General, the Embassy of Sweden has provided Swedish Kroner 15 million (about US $ 1, 8 million.). Implemented by UNDP in collaboration with the Parliament of Zimbabwe, the project is also funded with USD $ 2 million from the European Union, and USD 1 million from UNDP.
EU and UNDP support Ministry of Lands with EUR 5.2 millionOct 2, 2015The European Union and the Government of Zimbabwe, in close collaboration with UNDP, today launched a new program which will support the Ministry of Lands and Rural Resettlement (MLRR) in their efforts to unlock the potential of the agricultural land in the country.
Towards Localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals in ZimbabweAug 27, 2015An all-inclusive dialogue with all Provincial and District Administrator on localising the SDGs took place from 27-28 August, 2015 in Mutare. The dialogue brought together senior Government officials, top leadership of Local Authorities and all District Administrators. Head of UN Agencies including UNICEF, WFP, UNFPA and UNESCO were also present.
UNDP and Zimbabwe Farmers Union Launch the Young Farmers Innovation Lab Programme in HarareJul 8, 2015United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) launched a Zimbabwe Young Farmers Innovation Lab Programme. This programme is designed as a collaborative entrepreneurship model targeting young farmers to transform their farming practices into productive and commercially viable agri-business ventures.
Boost to Parliament as EU Supports New ProgrammeMay 8, 2015The Multi-donor Support Programme for Parliament and the Office of the Auditor General was launched on 8 May 2015 in Harare with a call to protect the Constitution and ensure that all outstanding pieces of legislation are aligned to the provisions of the new constitution.
Celebrating an Excellent Partnership to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in ZimbabweMar 12, 2015Zimbabwe’s Minister of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) Dr David Parirenyatwa has expressed gratitude to the donor community for supporting the country in its efforts to combat AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Hosting top representatives of the Global Fund, UK Department for International Development DFID), the European Commission (EC) and Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), the Minister hailed the successful partnership that has turned the tide in the fight against the three killer diseases
International Women’s Day: Women’s Rights are Human RightsMar 9, 2015The International Women’s Day was celebrated in Zimbabwe on 6 March 2015 with a call to promote gender equality and women empowerment as a basis for more sustainable growth and development in the country. The theme of the commemoration was “Beijing+20: the Journey towards women empowerment in Zimbabwe: Successes and Challenges”.
- Breakthrough brings cost of HIV treatment to under $100 per patient per year UNDP has achieved significant reductions in the price of HIV medicines that it procures, bringing down the cost of the most common treatment to an unprecedented US$100 per patient per year in Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Mali, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Through these price reductions UNDP is saving US$ 25 million that are being used to put an additional 250,000 people on life-saving HIV treatment. http://bit.ly/21r7wUq 13 hours ago
- Inspiring medical professionals from Ministry Of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe, talk about Fast-Tracking the Aids Response for World Aids Day. http://bit.ly/1kZwlGk 18 hours ago
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