Category: Health

New HIV & Aids strategy being worked on

dr parirenyatwa.jpgChairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health, Dr David Parirenyatwa, says stakeholders in the health sector who are working on a new HIV and Aids strategy, should build on the success of the current policy adopted in 2005, which has seen Zimbabwe recording the sharpest decline in the prevalence of the deadly virus globally.

 

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H1N1 tests now done locally

h1ni.jpgZimbabwe is now carrying out H1N1 tests locally at the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory in Harare, a situation that is likely to speed up tests on the disease’s suspected outbreak in Tsholotsho.

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Ministry embarks on anti-cholera programme

zvidzai 23.08.10.jpgThe Ministry of Local Government, Rural and Urban Development has embarked on an anti- cholera programme in areas which were hard hit by the pandemic to assess the preparedness of all stakeholders who are expected to respond in the event of an outbreak.

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Maternity user fees to be scrapped

marternal health.jpgAll council clinics are set to scrap off maternity user fees after local authorities representatives who had a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister, Thokozani Khupe in Harare on Friday unanimously agreed that the fees currently being charged are prohibitive.

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