Act against Aids

World Aids Day 2018: Know Your Status!

Read what Newlands Clinic patient and Zvandiri mentor Maximina Jokonya has to say on knowing your status!




Medical Doctors’ Ball donates CHF 10,000

The Medical Doctors’ Ball held on 17 November in Lucerne collected donations for our foundation for the 16th year running. Stefan Zimmerli, and our Chief Executive Sabine Lüthy accepted a cheque for CHF 10,000. Our heartfelt thanks go to the organisers and guests for a wonderful evening and their long-standing support!

Zimbabwe Elections: Newlands Clinic operates normally

After the violent protests following this week’s elections in Zimbabwe, the situation in the capital, Harare, is calmer at present. Police are still patrolling the streets. Newlands Clinic is open for patients and is operating normally.





Newlands Clinic was represented at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam!

Our staff members Cleo Chimbetete, Tinei Shamu, Sandra Bote and Bahati Kasimonje presented results on different studies conducted on Mortality Trends among HIV-patients as well as the positive impact group counselling has on adherence in adolescent patients.


2017 Annual Report

Our Annual Report 2017 is online! Find out how we made an impact for over 6,000 HIV patients in Zimbabwe.

Many thanks to all our donors, supporters and our whole staff.

Enjoy the read.

Happy Birthday Ruedi Lüthy Foundation!

Our foundation was created 15 years ago: “I am proud of an incredible team”. Listen to Ruedi Lüthy’s short interview.

Today, more than 6,000 patients living with HIV are treated at our Newlands Clinic. A big and heartful thank you to all our supporters and our staff for making this happen!

Video on Youtube!



I empower patients, as living with HIV involves lots of psycho-social issues and stigma

Marigold Mupunga talks about her first few weeks as a social worker at the Newlands Clinic. Find out what inspires her most, and what is crucial in her role.


IWD2018: High five to the women!

Today is International Women's Day 2018! Your wish for every woman?

Watch the Newlands Clinic employees Petronella Mudhokwani, Linda Chirimuta, Eleanor Kaziboni and Charity Hutete!

Video on youtube!

Happy International Women's Day and High Five to the Women in Zimbabwe, Switzerland and worldwide! Check the voices of our male employees.

IWD2018: hear some voices!

Tomorrow is International Women's Day 2018! Listen to what the gentlemen at our Newlands Clinic have to say.

Our staff members Tinashe Mudzviti, Stefan Zimmerli and Walker Takaendesa know exactly what they wish for the women! Watch our video on youtube. 

Check the voices of our female employees.

World AIDS Day: Guest commentary by Ruedi Lüthy

“You don’t need state-of-the-art medicine to get to grips with Aids. But what you do need is high-quality care centred on the patients.” To mark World Aids Day 2017, Ruedi Lüthy has written a guest commentary in the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung, in which he explains why the battle against Aids is still far from over.

Read article (in German)

Study ‘TENART’ confirms high quality of care at Newlands Clinic

Over a 10-year period, Ruedi Lüthy and his team examined the outcomes of more than 600 long-term HIV patients receiving treatment at Newlands Clinic. Thanks to the comprehensive care and support they are given, the results are comparable to those in Switzerland.


Interviews with Ruedi Lüthy

What is the current situation in Harare and how do people react to the recent events in Zimbabwe? Ruedi Lüthy has been interviewed by different Swiss media during the last days, among them Swiss TV station SRF. Meanwhile, Newlands Clinic is still operating normally.