Zimbabwe: Health minister calls for better healthcare for men having sex in prison

Despite there being laws against gay sex in Zimbabwe, a health minister has called for better healthcare for men who have sex with men in prison. Calls were made by stakeholders in the health sector, for gay men should be included in HIV and AIDS strategies.

Dr Owen Mugurungi, the HIV and TB director at the Zimbabwean Ministry of Health said it would be disastrous to ignore the fact that men have gay sex in prisons.
“We might want to deny that men have sex with men but we know that in prisons that thing does happen,” he said. Read More