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Anxiety High In Taita Taveta As Shortage Of Condoms And ARVs Hits The County

There is a shortage of condoms and ARVs in both public and private hospitals in Taita Taveta county.

This is according to the survey carried out by the health services department just a week after cases of teen pregnancies were reported to have reached a high level of two thousand.

The crisis have in large influenced the young children to engage in love affairs with no any form of prevention.

Speaking after chairing a quarterly HIV meeting held at Voi Offices, Mwakima said the devolution in the region started experiencing the problem early this year after Covid-19 pandemic hit.

"This came about during the start of this year,we are running out of this fundamental substances," he said. Haki Africa group raised the concern some month ago,in contray the ministry of health denied the allegations, but it was seen that people had turned into individuals medical center to get the medicine at a relatively high cost.

However the minister in charge have mentioned that they have partnership with various stakeholders and everything is going to be placed in position.

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