Brief Background of Zimbabwe AIDS Network

The Zimbabwe AIDS Network (ZAN) was established in 1992 as a membership driven network to coordinate Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The 250 strong memberships include AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs), private sector companies, faith and community-based organizations (FBOs and CBOs) and tertiary education institutions.

director_community_discussion_005           Health Campaigns|ZAN do a type of media campaign which attempts
to promote public health by making new health interventions available.
The organizers of a health campaign frequently use education
along with an opportunity to participate further, such as when status campaign seeks both to educate the public about knowing your status
and provide the testing to people who want it. 

Our Core Values


  • Accountability – We affirm our commitment to being accountable for the fulfilment of all duties and professional obligations associated with our Network.
  • Transparency – ZAN embraces promotion of openness, honesty and responsibility, and adherence to good governance practices by all members.
  • Integrity – ZAN members commit to being honest, consistent and upright, in everything we do in the name of the Network.
  • Inclusivity/Inclusiveness – As a Network organization, ZAN encourages active participation and involvement of all members, Government and other stakeholders, to meaningfully contribute to the National HIV/AIDS response.
  • Representation – We value representation of our members needs irrespective of their status, size, gender or religious affiliation.
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Our Strategic Goal


We believe in supporting communities’ access to Maternal and Child health , Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights through:

  • Demanding creation and provision of quality community programmes in prevention, treatment , care and support;
  • Increase utilization of HIV prevention and treatment, care and support services;
  • Integrated HIV, health and livelihood programmes
  • Creation of conducive policy and legislative environment which guarantees equity, respect for human and universal access to HIV and AIDS services.