Day: August 22, 2017

OPC promotes indigenous knowledge systems 

The Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) is working with various line ministries to improve indigenous knowledge systems as a solution to food security. This revelation emerged during a thematic exhibition aimed at raising awareness on food security, set up by the OPC at the Harare Agriculture Show. The OPC has stepped up coordinating and promoting utilisation of traditional knowledge and technologies for food and nutrition security by bringing together several government departments that deal with agriculture issues. Senior Principal Director in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Ambassador Mary Mubi emphasized the need to embrace the...

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Govt speaks on ARVs stock levels

The government is expecting 26 300 bottles of the second line anti retroviral (ARV) abacavir on the 25th of this month after stock levels had dwindled to levels which were almost causing panic amongst those on anti retroviral therapy. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Dr Gerald Gwinji said people on ARV will be getting at least a month’s supply of the drug. About 35 000 people are on second line ARV’s in the country. More details to...

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