Urgent need for clinic in Hwange's Luseche Village PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 13:45

People living in Luseche Village in Hwange are losing their loved ones who die while travelling to the nearest clinic for treatment.

Kenya to host regional nurses conference PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 02 September 2016 18:31

A fifty-six member delegation comprising nurses and midwives from Zimbabwe is set to leave for Nairobi, Kenya for the biennial conference of the East, Central and Southern Africa College of Nursing (ECSACON).


Spare a thought for renal patients PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 02 September 2016 12:08

Statistics from centres that offer dialysis in the country show that Zimbabwe currently has more than 600 patients on dialysis, but this is just the tip of an ice berg as some people with the problem, especially in remote areas, may not be accessing health care services.


Funding, PPPs key to enhancing renal treatment PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 02 September 2016 11:55

Public private partnerships (PPPs) and funding have been identified as key to enhancing treatment of kidney ailments in Zimbabwe.

NAC happy with people seeking VCT PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 29 August 2016 15:53

The National AIDS Council (NAC) says it is impressed that a lot of Zimbabweans have now realised the need to know their HIV status by going for voluntary counseling and testing (VCT).

HSB wants more nurses posts unfreezed PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 25 August 2016 18:38

The unfreezing of close to 700 health workers posts in 2014 has not adequately addressed the shortage of healthcare personnel in government institutions and the Health Services Board (HSB) is engaging the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development to fill some critical posts.


31 clinical officers graduate PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 19:43

31 clinical officers have graduated with diplomas after completing a two year intensive training course at Chitungwiza Central Hospital.

Lack of funding critical in health delivery PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 22 August 2016 14:53

Shortage of health financing, lack of transparency and accountability by medical insurance have become a perennial problem that is negatively affecting operations of hospitals among other issues.

Kidney transplants: Calls to capacitate Zim hospitals PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 20 August 2016 17:19

Doctors attending the 2016 edition of the Zimbabwe Medical Association (ZIMA) annual congress in Victoria Falls say local health institutions need to be improved and capacitated so that they offer proper facilities that allow kidney transplants to be done locally.


WHO hails Zim's immunisation coverage PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 15 August 2016 17:30

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Zimbabwe for attaining measles rubella vaccination coverage of 94%, saying this will sustain the country’s measles elimination status and contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on child mortality.

HIV and AIDS expo held in Mt Darwin PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 14 August 2016 15:28

Thousands of people yesterday attended an HIV and AIDS awareness music expo in Mt Darwin, where an array of free HIV services were also on offer.


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