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The World Health Organization and Wikimedia Foundation expand access to trusted information about COVID-19 on WikipediaT...
24/10/2020
The World Health Organization and Wikimedia Foundation expand access to trusted information about COVID-19 on Wikipedia - HealthTimes

The World Health Organization and Wikimedia Foundation expand access to trusted information about COVID-19 on Wikipedia

The collaboration is part of a shared commitment from both organizations to ensure everyone has access to critical public health information surrounding the global coronavirus pandemi...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/24/the-world-health-organization-and-wikimedia-foundation-expand-access-to-trusted-information-about-covid-19-on-wikipedia/ World Health Organization (WHO) Wikipedia Ministry of Health and Child Care

The collaboration is part of a shared commitment from both organizations to ensure everyone has access to critical public health information surrounding the global coronavirus pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that administers Wikipedia, announ...

Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in low-resource settings, new study finds - HealthTimes
24/10/2020
Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in low-resource settings, new study finds - HealthTimes

Steroids boost survival of preterm babies in low-resource settings, new study finds - HealthTimes

Accurate pregnancy dating and quality care combined with the steroids are key to survival THE results of a new clinical trial, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, show that dexamethasone—a glucocorticoid used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe COV...

NatPharm Decongests Harare WarehouseTHE National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe (NatPharm), in conjunction with deve...
23/10/2020
NatPharm Decongests Harare Warehouse - HealthTimes

NatPharm Decongests Harare Warehouse

THE National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe (NatPharm), in conjunction with development partners have embarked on a decongestion exercise for the NatPharm Harare warehouse in a bid to boost efficiency and effectiveness of the warehouse...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/23/natpharm-decongests-harare-warehouse/ Ministry of Health and Child Care National Pharmaceutical Company - NatPharm Community Working Group on Health - CWGH

THE National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe (NatPharm), in conjunction with development partners have embarked on a decongestion exercise for the NatPharm Harare warehouse in a bid to boost efficiency and effectiveness of the warehouse. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking to Journalists on the sidelines...

Sizani Mandanda Koba Weza U.S. Embassy Harare USAID - US Agency for International Development
23/10/2020
US Government Assistance to Zimbabwe tops $3.5 billion since 1980 - HealthTimes

Sizani Mandanda Koba Weza U.S. Embassy Harare USAID - US Agency for International Development

The United States remains the largest provider of health and humanitarian assistance, including the U.S. President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), food assistance, and disaster relief, to the people of Zimbabwe. Since Zimbabwe’s independence in 1980, the U.S. government has provided o...

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/22/breaking-news-on-covid-19-rapid-testing-and-the-impact-of-the-novel-coronavirus-on-...
22/10/2020
Breaking News On Covid-19 Rapid Testing And The Impact Of The Novel Coronavirus On Pregnancy – HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/22/breaking-news-on-covid-19-rapid-testing-and-the-impact-of-the-novel-coronavirus-on-pregnancy/

Breaking News On Covid-19 Rapid Testing And The Impact Of The Novel Coronavirus On Pregnancy October 22, 2020October 22, 2020 Michael Gwarisa IMPORNTANT advances in COVID-19 research, including data on testing kits and pregnancy, were released today on the third day of the 51st Union World Conferenc...

Fake Doctor Unmasked At Parirenyatwa HospitalPARIRENYATWA Group of Hospitals have handed over to the Zimbabwe Republic P...
21/10/2020
Fake Doctor Unmasked At Parirenyatwa Hospital - HealthTimes

Fake Doctor Unmasked At Parirenyatwa Hospital

PARIRENYATWA Group of Hospitals have handed over to the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) a fake medical doctor who had infiltrated the Accident and Emergency department.

According to a Press Statement released by Parirenyatwa Hospitals, the fake doctor who had posed as a qualified physician registrar was only exposed after he inquired on how to handle a certain procedure from colleagues...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/21/fake-doctor-unmasked-at-parirenyatwa-hospital/

PARIRENYATWA Group of Hospitals have handed over to the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) a fake medical doctor who had infiltrated the Accident and Emergency department. By Michael Gwarisa According to a Press Statement released by Parirenyatwa Hospitals, the fake doctor who had posed as a qualified p...

21/10/2020
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Don’t Relax As Yet, It’s Possible To Experience A COVID-19 Resurgence In Zim Says Dr Gasasira

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) Zimbabwe country representative, Dr Alex Gasasira says the current low COVID-19 infection rate in Zimbabwe was not a license to flaunt COVID-19 preventions measures as doing so would lead to a second wave of infections.

His comments come at the back of increased reports that citizens were now going about their business as usual without observing physical distancing, masking and handwashing as prescribed by the WHO guidelines...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/21/dont-relax-as-yet-its-possible-to-experience-a-covid-19-resurgence-in-zim-says-dr-gasasira/

Zimbabwe Records Reduction In Malaria New Infections Says CDCZIMBABWE has made substantial progress in reducing malaria ...
20/10/2020
Zimbabwe Records Reduction In Malaria New Infections Says CDC - HealthTimes

Zimbabwe Records Reduction In Malaria New Infections Says CDC

ZIMBABWE has made substantial progress in reducing malaria incidence compared to levels recorded a decade ago at the back of collective effort from the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) and increased financial and technical assistance from the United States President Malaria Initiative (PMI), the Center for Diseases Control (CDC) in Zimbabwe has said.

The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) was launched in Zimbabwe in 2011 and is led by the USAID and implemented together with CDC. The CDC said even though there has been a reduction in new Malaria infections in 2019, in more recent years, the annual n...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/20/zimbabwe-records-reduction-in-malaria-new-infections-says-cdc/ CDC Ministry of Health and Child Care

ZIMBABWE has made substantial progress in reducing malaria incidence compared to levels recorded a decade ago at the back of collective effort from

UNICEF To Stockpile Over Half A Billion Syringes By Year End, As Part Of Efforts To Prepare For Eventual COVID-19 Vaccin...
19/10/2020
UNICEF To Stockpile Over Half A Billion Syringes By Year End, As Part Of Efforts To Prepare For Eventual COVID-19 Vaccinations - HealthTimes

UNICEF To Stockpile Over Half A Billion Syringes By Year End, As Part Of Efforts To Prepare For Eventual COVID-19 Vaccinations

AS the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, UNICEF has begun laying the groundwork for the rapid, safe and efficient delivery of the eventual vaccine by purchasing and pre-positioning syringes and other necessary equipment.

As soon as COVID-19 vaccines successfully emerge from trials and are licensed and recommended for use, the world will need as many syringes as doses of vaccine...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/19/unicef-to-stockpile-over-half-a-billion-syringes-by-year-end-as-part-of-efforts-to-prepare-for-eventual-covid-19-vaccinations/ UNICEF Zimbabwe UNICEF Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance World Health Organization (WHO)

AS the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, UNICEF has begun laying the groundwork for the rapid, safe and efficient delivery of the eventual vaccine by purchasing and pre-positioning syringes and other necessary equipment. SOURCE: UNICEF COMMUNICATION As soon as COVID-19 vaccines successfully emerge fr...

19/10/2020

Gvt, Partners Readies Humanitarian Assistance For Tongogara Refugee Camp, As Mozambique Conflict Rages

THE Ministry of Public Service and Social Welfare working together with various partners including the World Food Program (WFP) says they are ready to increase food and humanitarian assistance at Tongogara refugee camp should the demand for assistance increase at the back of conflict in neighboring Mozambique.

Tongogara refugee camp currently houses not less than 15 000 refugees from various countries and should the conflict in Mozambique persist, there are fears it could lead to an influx of refugees coming to seek protection at Tongogara camp...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/19/gvt-partners-readies-humanitarian-assistance-for-tongogara-refugee-camp-as-mozambique-conflict-rages/

Zimbabwe Among Low To Medium COVID-19 Risk Travel Destinations Whose Citizens Can Now Visit SeychellesZIMBABWE has been ...
18/10/2020
Zimbabwe Among Low To Medium COVID-19 Risk Travel Destinations Whose Citizens Can Now Visit Seychelles - HealthTimes

Zimbabwe Among Low To Medium COVID-19 Risk Travel Destinations Whose Citizens Can Now Visit Seychelles

ZIMBABWE has been added to the list of nine other countries in the category one countries which are considered low and medium risk and its citizens joins citizens other nine African countries that will be able to visit Seychelles as tourists from next week.

According to the Seychelles Travel tourism travel advisory published on Friday, Zimbabwe joins other African in the category one list which include Botswana, Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Sou...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/18/zimbabwe-among-low-to-medium-covid-19-risk-travel-destinations-whose-citizens-can-now-visit-seychelles/ Tourism Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Tourism Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE has been added to the list of nine other countries in the category one countries which are considered low and medium risk and its citizens joins citizens other nine African countries that will be able to visit Seychelles as tourists from next week. By Michael Gwarisa According to the Seyche...

#TalkingCOVIDWithDrGrant: COVID-19 Cases Drop, But Is It The End Of The Outbreak In Zimbabwe?ZIMBABWE reported the first...
18/10/2020
#TalkingCOVIDWithDrGrant: COVID-19 Cases Drop, But Is It The End Of The Outbreak In Zimbabwe? - HealthTimes

#TalkingCOVIDWithDrGrant: COVID-19 Cases Drop, But Is It The End Of The Outbreak In Zimbabwe?

ZIMBABWE reported the first cases of COVID-19 in March 2020, and unfortunately a fatality was reported early then, which saw many in the country getting scared. Projections from elsewhere had predicted an exponential, uncontrollable spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Sub-Saharan Africa, which would see the continent being overwhelmed with cases and deaths. Fortunately, several months into the pandemic, most of Africa has done well, witnessing an impressive picture where most infected individuals at worst developed mild symptoms, otherwise in most cases they remained asymptomatic.

By Dr Grant Murewanhema

The course of the outbreak was quite insidious in Zimbabwe from March to June; however, there were sharp increases in reported cases towards the end of July, and in early August. Since then the numbers of daily confirmed cases have considerab...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/18/talkingcovidwithdrgrant-covid-19-cases-drop-but-is-it-the-end-of-the-outbreak-in-zimbabwe/ Ministry of Health and Child Care World Health Organization (WHO) Community Working Group on Health - CWGH Ngoni Chibukire

ZIMBABWE reported the first cases of COVID-19 in March 2020, and unfortunately a fatality was reported early then, which saw many in the

Angela Makamure Mubwandarikwa Simbarashe Makahamadze Itai Josh Rusike Ngoni Chibukire
15/10/2020
Fix the Patent Laws Coalition supports SA & India’s push for patent-free COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostics - HealthTimes

Angela Makamure Mubwandarikwa Simbarashe Makahamadze Itai Josh Rusike Ngoni Chibukire

THE Fix the Patent Laws Coalition (FTPL), a group of over 40 organisations working to reform South Africa’s patent laws, welcomes the progressive proposal by South Africa and India for a waiver of all intellectual property in respect of COVID-19 related diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines. We h...

#JUSTIN: Eleven Zim Nurses Acquitted On Contravening Lockdown Regulations Charges - HealthTimes
15/10/2020
#JUSTIN: Eleven Zim Nurses Acquitted On Contravening Lockdown Regulations Charges - HealthTimes

#JUSTIN: Eleven Zim Nurses Acquitted On Contravening Lockdown Regulations Charges - HealthTimes

ELEVEN Zimbabwean nurses who were arrested in July for protesting against poor wages and living conditions during the Lockdown period have been acquitted. The 11 were represented by Rudo Bere and Tinashe Chinopfukutwa of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights have been acquitted after undergoing trial on...

Zimbabwe Records Reduction In New HIV Infections In June 2020 As Compared To June 2019 - HealthTimes
15/10/2020
Zimbabwe Records Reduction In New HIV Infections In June 2020 As Compared To June 2019 - HealthTimes

Zimbabwe Records Reduction In New HIV Infections In June 2020 As Compared To June 2019 - HealthTimes

EASE of collecting medication for people on life long medication has improved in the last two months during due to measures adopted by government and partners during the lockdown period to minimize the risk of acquiring COVID-19. By Catherine Murombedzi Depending on the current inventory stock-statu...

Tariro Makanga Precious Tariro Guwira Tariro Mhute Duchess Conney R Makoni Rumbidzai Kanhukamwe Leah Nachipo Lucy Mary M...
15/10/2020
No One Fights Cancer Alone: Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Experience - HealthTimes

Tariro Makanga Precious Tariro Guwira Tariro Mhute Duchess Conney R Makoni Rumbidzai Kanhukamwe Leah Nachipo Lucy Mary Marowa Esther Massundah Tadiwa Nyatanga Mirirai Nsingo Phyllis Mazongonda Gwen K Mugauri Patience Tandawa Gwarisa The Breast Cancer Site Assam Cancer Care Foundation

FRIENDS and family are an integral part of cancer care and support. Not only does cancer affect one’s physical health, it heav

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/14/vana-muzvikoro-voita-zvinorova-ngatiiseyi-misoro-pamwe-chete-tibatsire-vana-kuitira...
14/10/2020
Vana Muzvikoro Voita Zvinorova...Ngatiiseyi Misoro Pamwe Chete Tibatsire Vana Kuitira Ramangwana Rakajeka - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/14/vana-muzvikoro-voita-zvinorova-ngatiiseyi-misoro-pamwe-chete-tibatsire-vana-kuitira-ramangwana-rakajeka/

MAPURISA akapa chenjedzo kuvabereki nevana vezvikoro zvichibva mumanyama amire nerongo aita pwere dzedu muzvikoro. Hatina chokwadi kuti izvi zvaigaroitika here, kana kuti zvitsva. Ingave nhau yekuti kwava nenharembozha dzotora mifananidzo izvo zvoita kuti nhau dzibude pachena nekukasika. By Catherin...

Natpharm Gets 6 Months Cotrimoxazole Funding - HealthTimes
14/10/2020
Natpharm Gets 6 Months Cotrimoxazole Funding - HealthTimes

Natpharm Gets 6 Months Cotrimoxazole Funding - HealthTimes

THE National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe (NTAPHARM) says it has secured funding to procure uninterrupted six months supply of cotrimoxazole an antibiotic used for various bacterial infection and is used by people living with HIV who have a CD4 count of less than 250. By Catherine Murombedzi S...

Salome Munamato Chari Godfrey Chris Koti Nelly Ngwenya Shuvai Murumbi Daniel Chigundu Aspiring MP Tawanda Hoja Bote Tari...
13/10/2020
Health Precautions To Consider Before Visiting Zimbabwe - HealthTimes

Salome Munamato Chari Godfrey Chris Koti Nelly Ngwenya Shuvai Murumbi Daniel Chigundu Aspiring MP Tawanda Hoja Bote Tariro Makanga Ministry of Environment, Climate,Tourism and Hospitality Industry Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Tourism Authority

AS the world is gradually opening and medical and pharmaceutical experts are working tirelessly to come up with a vaccine and probably a cure

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/13/zim-now-left-with-164-active-covid-19-cases-as-recovery-rate-reaches-95/
13/10/2020
Zim Now Left With 164 Active COVID-19 Cases As Recovery Rate Reaches 95 - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/13/zim-now-left-with-164-active-covid-19-cases-as-recovery-rate-reaches-95/

ZIMBABWE yesterday recorded 1122 new recoveries from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 7627 against 8021 cumulative cases, the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has revealed. By Michael Gwarisa According to the October 12, 2020 daily COVID-19 sitrep, only 10 new ca...

Chii Chinokonzera Kuti Nhengo Yababa Ipere Simba Nguva Dze Bonde? - HealthTimes
12/10/2020
Chii Chinokonzera Kuti Nhengo Yababa Ipere Simba Nguva Dze Bonde? - HealthTimes

Chii Chinokonzera Kuti Nhengo Yababa Ipere Simba Nguva Dze Bonde? - HealthTimes

WAKAMBOTI here uripakati pekujaiva kukambo kaunodisisa mubhahwa magetsi obva angodzima. Zvinosvota sei? Izvozvo ndozvinonzwa vana mai vakawanda mudzimba umu kana chombo chababa chapera simba nguva dzekuti vanga vachifanira kufamba nebhora. Na Michael Gwarisa Kupera simba kwennhengo yababa kana kuti....

Roots Africa  Integrates COVID-19 & HIV Programs In MazoweROOTS Africa, a young woman led organisation working towards t...
10/10/2020
Roots Africa Integrates COVID-19 & HIV Programs In Mazowe - HealthTimes

Roots Africa Integrates COVID-19 & HIV Programs In Mazowe

ROOTS Africa, a young woman led organisation working towards the promotion of economic and social justice among young people in peri-urban, rural and mining communities says it is working with the ministry of health and child care (MoHCC) to integrate COVID-19 and HIV health interventions in Mazowe district by taking health services to people’s doorsteps.

Mazowe district in Mashonaland Central province has a high HIV incidence in young women and girls as well as a high Early Unintended Pregnancies (EUPs) rate owing to rampart uncontrolled artisanal mining activities in the area...Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2020/10/10/roots-africa-integrates-covid-19-hiv-programs-in-mazowe/ Ministry of Health and Child Care National AIDS Council of Zimbabwe Tyna Rufurwadzo Grateful Zimbabwe Young Positives Her Voice

ROOTS Africa, a young woman led organisation working towards the promotion of economic and social justice among young people in peri-urban,

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