Published in AIDS Weekly, July 14th, 1997
President Robert Mugabe said, when he opened a new session of Parliament, the AIDS pandemic was the single biggest challenge facing his Health Ministry.
In the coming year, the Zimbabwean Parliament is scheduled to consider an amendment to the criminal act to enable courts to penalize deliberate transmission of HIV, spread mostly through sex.
"My government is taking the necessary steps to reorganize and raise the status of AIDS co-ordination," Mugabe told the...
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