Category: Health

Measles outbreak leaves 5 dead

hre hosp.jpgFive children are reported to have died in the past eight days due to an outbreak of measles at Chabwino Farm’s Svisva settlement in Goromonzi West District amid revelations that the police were never informed about any of the deaths.

 

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Zvishavane residents to receive free eye treatment

Residents of Zvishavane and surrounding areas with eye problems are set to benefit from a free eye clinic that has been organised by various organisations in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare.

The free eye camp that has been organised by Eyes for Africa, Help Age Zimbabwe and Council for the Blind in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare will begin this Wednesday afternoon at white hospital and will run up until Friday the 19th of this month.

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Harare Hospital Theatres Set to reopen

hre hosp.jpgHarare Central hospital main theatres that were out of service for six years are set to open after government provided funding.

The 1 200-bed referral institution has been operating without its main theatres since 2002 and their revival will commence soon following the release of funding by government.

This follows the Head of State and Government  and Commander In-Chief of the Zimbabwe  Defence Forces Cde  Robert Mugabe’s note when he launched the  Short-Term Emergency Recovery (STERP) Programme last year.

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