WORLD AIDS DAY - December 1, 2012

Video Report: In Zimbabwe, village health workers play an essential role in the primary healthcare system and the fight against HIV/AIDS

Women are the focus of World AIDS Day this year. From mothers and caregivers to healthcare workers and policy-makers, women are essential to reaching an AIDS-free generation, which is within reach, at long last.

With AIDS still the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age globally and the main cause of child mortality in countries with high HIV prevalence, UNICEF is featuring women whose strength and resilience help face the realities of the disease from fighting stigma to eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Read more: http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/zimbabwe_66508.html