CHIEDZA prevalence survey launches in Bulawayo.
As of the 4th of January, prevalence survey has begun in Bulawayo and prior to this, a 2-week training for all staff was held from the 6th-17th of December 2021. The training covered data management, collection of anthropometric measurements, collection of DBS specimens, ethical concerns in research and obtaining written informed consent as well as youth friendliness. For the next three months, the community-based prevalence survey aims to recruit 5600 youth aged 18-24 years in 8 suburbs. Mashonaland East team continues with the intervention. CHIEDZA peer support groups have resumed. Clients are happy with the discussions in the meetings as they discuss issues which affect them daily for example relationship issues.