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#JUSTIN: Simon Khaya Moyo Dies - HealthTimes
14/11/2021
#JUSTIN: Simon Khaya Moyo Dies - HealthTimes

#JUSTIN: Simon Khaya Moyo Dies - HealthTimes

ZANU PF politburo member and former ambassador of Zimbabwe to South Africa, Simon Khaya Moyo has died at the age of 76 after a long illness. …More Details To Follow*

To***co Harm Reduction Journalists Forum Revived - HealthTimes
14/11/2021
To***co Harm Reduction Journalists Forum Revived - HealthTimes

To***co Harm Reduction Journalists Forum Revived - HealthTimes

A Journalists platform comprising of media practitioners from East, West and Southern Africa whose purpose is to enhance coverage of alternative smoke free and non-combustive to***co products has been revived after a two year hiatus. By Michael Gwarisa The To***co Harm Reduction media forum was form...

Zimbabwe Red Cross Society International Committee of the Red Cross Ministry of Health and Child Care Stambuli Kim Moses...
13/11/2021
Red Cross Offers First Aid Training To Zim Members Of Parliament - HealthTimes

Zimbabwe Red Cross Society International Committee of the Red Cross Ministry of Health and Child Care Stambuli Kim Moses Mugugunyeki Parliamentof Zimbabwe Open Parly ZW

THE Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCR), has just completed a week long basic first aid training for legislators in a bid to equip them with first aid skill

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/11/10/human-wildlife-conflict-could-trigger-rise-in-zoonotic-diseases-awf/ The Wildlife A...
10/11/2021
Human Wildlife Conflict Could Trigger Rise In Zoonotic Diseases-AWF - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/11/10/human-wildlife-conflict-could-trigger-rise-in-zoonotic-diseases-awf/ The Wildlife Animal Protection Forum South Africa African Wildlife Foundation Daniel Biongo Wesangula Tinashe Farawo Wildlife WWF Zimparks

THE African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) Vice President, Species Conservation and Science, Dr Philip Muruthi says the increase in human and wildlife conflict across Africa could increase the prevalence of Zoonotic diseases and probably lead to another devastating pandemic of the same magnitude as COVID...

Ecobank Donates To Parirenyatwa Psychiatric Hospital - HealthTimes
09/11/2021
Ecobank Donates To Parirenyatwa Psychiatric Hospital - HealthTimes

Ecobank Donates To Parirenyatwa Psychiatric Hospital - HealthTimes

IN a move that is meant to raise awareness and help prevent non-communicable diseases including mental health challenges, Ecobank, one of the leading financial institutions in Zimbabwe has donated various items to help at Parirenyatwa Psychiatric Hospital. By Patricia Mashiri The donated goods inclu...

Zimbabwe Parliament To Revive National TB Caucus - HealthTimes
09/11/2021
Zimbabwe Parliament To Revive National TB Caucus - HealthTimes

Zimbabwe Parliament To Revive National TB Caucus - HealthTimes

MEMBERS of Parliament from both the House of Assembly and Senate are working on reviving the Zimbabwe Tuberculosis (TB) Caucus, an grouping of volunteer legislators and senators derived from across all Parliamentary portfolio committees and thematic committees to advocate for the realization of a TB...

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/11/09/zimbabwe-parliament-to-revive-national-tb-caucus/ Stop TB Partnership Stop TB Partn...
09/11/2021
Zimbabwe Parliament To Revive National TB Caucus - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/11/09/zimbabwe-parliament-to-revive-national-tb-caucus/ Stop TB Partnership Stop TB Partnership Nigeria Stop TB Partnership Zimbabwe Parliamentof Zimbabwe Ruth Labode

MEMBERS of Parliament from both the House of Assembly and Senate are working on reviving the Zimbabwe Tuberculosis (TB) Caucus, an grouping of volunteer legislators and senators derived from across all Parliamentary portfolio committees and thematic committees to advocate for the realization of a TB...

National AIDS Council of Zimbabwe
05/11/2021
Journalists Critical In ART Adherence Information Dissemination - HealthTimes

National AIDS Council of Zimbabwe

Journalists have been identified as an important vehicle in communicating and raising awareness around Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) adherence, a top government official has said. By Patricia Mashiri recently in Chinhoyi Speaking during a National AIDS Council (NAC) media workshop aimed at informing....

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/11/02/zim-company-unleashes-new-healthy-snack-into-the-market/ Tichafara Viriri HealthBri...
02/11/2021
Zim Company Unleashes New Healthy Snack Into The Market - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/11/02/zim-company-unleashes-new-healthy-snack-into-the-market/ Tichafara Viriri HealthBridge Traditional Foods.

A local company, HealthBridge Traditional Foods, has introduced a Roasted Pumpkin Seeds snack onto the market in a bid to expand traditional foods options as well as improve better health outcomes through consumption of natural non processed foods. By Michael Gwarisa The snack has scientifically pro...

Citizens Health Watch Community Working Group on Health - CWGH Zimbabwe Confederation of Midwives (ZICOM) Parirenyatwa G...
02/11/2021
#BREAKING: Midwives Crises Hits Mbuya Nehanda Maternity Unit - HealthTimes

Citizens Health Watch Community Working Group on Health - CWGH Zimbabwe Confederation of Midwives (ZICOM) Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals Itai Josh Rusike Lois Chingandu Rouzeh Eghtessadi Ngoni Chibukire Women's Action Group-Zimbabwe

MBUYA Nehanda Maternity division, one of Zimbabwe’s largest maternity units located at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare, is battling

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/11/01/zimbabwe-gvt-approves-vaccination-of-16-year-olds-against-covid-19/
01/11/2021
Zimbabwe Gvt Approves Vaccination Of 16 Year Olds Against COVID-19 - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/11/01/zimbabwe-gvt-approves-vaccination-of-16-year-olds-against-covid-19/

THE Zimbabwean government through the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC), has approved the immunization of 16 to 17 years olds with the aim of accelerating the implementation of the national COVID-19 vaccination program. By Michael Gwarisa The developments also come in the midst of indication...

Zimbabwean National, Chido Mpemba Appointed AU Younth Ambassador - HealthTimes
01/11/2021
Zimbabwean National, Chido Mpemba Appointed AU Younth Ambassador - HealthTimes

Zimbabwean National, Chido Mpemba Appointed AU Younth Ambassador - HealthTimes

THE African Union (AU) has appointed Ms Chido Mpemba as its new Youth Envoy as part of my renewed commitment to amplify the voices of young people and broaden their participation in the development of the Continent. By Michael Gwarisa In a statement, the AU Commission Chairperson, Mr Moussa Faki Mah...

Dr Tedros Runs Unopposed For WHO Director General Post Second Term - HealthTimes
31/10/2021
Dr Tedros Runs Unopposed For WHO Director General Post Second Term - HealthTimes

Dr Tedros Runs Unopposed For WHO Director General Post Second Term - HealthTimes

THE incumbent World Health Organization (WHO) Director General emerged the preferred candidate to head the global health institution for the next five years. By Michael Gwarisa According to a statement that was released by WHO, the election process began when Member States, through a circular letter...

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/10/30/actions-must-speak-louder-than-words-five-asks-to-achieve-equity-in-vaccine-deliver...
31/10/2021
Actions must speak louder than words: Five asks to achieve equity in vaccine delivery - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/10/30/actions-must-speak-louder-than-words-five-asks-to-achieve-equity-in-vaccine-delivery/ Zimbabwe Red Cross Society Ministry of Health and Child Care

Ahead of the G20 Rome summit, 30-31 October, the UN and International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, have come together to reinforce a joint call for global vaccine equity. Fifteen months since the organizations first called for a “people’s vaccine” to protect everyone, everywhere, this ...

Zim Radiotherapist Vents Over Broken Down Cancer Management and Treatment Equipment In Zim Public Hospitals - HealthTime...
30/10/2021
Zim Radiotherapist Vents Over Broken Down Cancer Management and Treatment Equipment In Zim Public Hospitals - HealthTimes

Zim Radiotherapist Vents Over Broken Down Cancer Management and Treatment Equipment In Zim Public Hospitals - HealthTimes

Below is an extraction from a social media post by one of Zimbabwe’s leading Radiotherapist, Adriana Rutendo Mafukidze Zanga. I can’t sleep. 2.41 a.m. I need help. I keep seeing those angry faces when I close my eyes. ANGRY CANCER PATIENTS They literally would have beaten us up again yesterday a...

Dreading To Go Home: The Plight Of Transgender People In Zimbabwe - HealthTimes
30/10/2021
Dreading To Go Home: The Plight Of Transgender People In Zimbabwe - HealthTimes

Dreading To Go Home: The Plight Of Transgender People In Zimbabwe - HealthTimes

IN a few weeks’ time, the festive season will be upon us and for many families, it’s a time to meet and catch up on almost everything that would have happened throughout the course of the year. For some college and university students, holidays such as the festive season brings some sort of reli...

ThisAbility Hub Launches Disability Friendly Transport System - HealthTimes
28/10/2021
ThisAbility Hub Launches Disability Friendly Transport System - HealthTimes

ThisAbility Hub Launches Disability Friendly Transport System - HealthTimes

ThisAbility Hub, an organization whose purpose is to bridge gaps that exist between People with Disabilities (PDWDs) and the non-disabled in the country, has launched Accessible Vaya, a mobile Taxi to ferry and accommodate PWDs. By Patricia Mashiri The initiative is going to work through under the V...

#Bizzare!!! Doves being accused of burying an empty coffin and keeping the actual body in the mortuary for 6 months. Dov...
28/10/2021

#Bizzare!!! Doves being accused of burying an empty coffin and keeping the actual body in the mortuary for 6 months. Doves has since responded saying they are looking into it. What do you think is at play here?

#Bizzare!!! Doves being accused of burying an empty coffin and keeping the actual body in the mortuary for 6 months. Doves has since responded saying they are looking into it. What do you think is at play here?

Stanbic Bank - Uganda Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe The Cancer Association of Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care
27/10/2021
Stanbic Donates USD $20.000 to Cancer Association of Zimbabwe - HealthTimes

Stanbic Bank - Uganda Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe The Cancer Association of Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care

IN a move that is likely to lessen the cancer burden in Zimbabwe, Stanbic bank has donated USD $20,000 to the Cancer Association of Zimbabwe (CAZ) to purchase chemo-therapy drugs for patients who fall under the ambit of CAZ. By Patricia Mashiri This donation also comes in the month when the world is...

Zimbabwe’s Spotlight Initiative launches High-Level Political Compact to end gender-based violence, harmful practices - ...
27/10/2021
Zimbabwe’s Spotlight Initiative launches High-Level Political Compact to end gender-based violence, harmful practices - HealthTimes

Zimbabwe’s Spotlight Initiative launches High-Level Political Compact to end gender-based violence, harmful practices - HealthTimes

THE government of Zimbabwe, the European Union Delegation to Zimbabwe, and the United Nations in Zimbabwe launched the High-Level Political Compact (HLPC) on Ending Gender-based Violence and Harmful Practices in Zimbabwe under the Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls. H...

Cabinet Warns Private Schools Over Illegal Exeat Weekends - HealthTimes
26/10/2021
Cabinet Warns Private Schools Over Illegal Exeat Weekends - HealthTimes

Cabinet Warns Private Schools Over Illegal Exeat Weekends - HealthTimes

PRIVATE schools around the country have been allowing pupils to travel for unsanctioned exeat weekends a move feared could trigger a spike in COVID-19 infections in schools if it goes unabated. By Michael Gwarisa Briefing Journalists during a Post Cabinet media briefing, Information, Publicity and B...

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/10/26/science-poised-to-reignite-zimbabwe-and-uks-collaborative-efforts/
26/10/2021
Science Poised To Reignite Zimbabwe and UK’s Collaborative Efforts - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/10/26/science-poised-to-reignite-zimbabwe-and-uks-collaborative-efforts/

RECENTLY, the Quadram Institute of researchers in conjunction with scientists from Zimbabwe published findings detailing how the SARS-CoV-2 variants were introduced and transmitted in Zimbabwe when the pandemic was first reported in March 2020. By Michael Gwarisa The Quadram Institute is a centre fo...

Govt Should Strengthen COVID-19 Surveillance Ahead Of Festive Season- Rusike - HealthTimes
26/10/2021
Govt Should Strengthen COVID-19 Surveillance Ahead Of Festive Season- Rusike - HealthTimes

Govt Should Strengthen COVID-19 Surveillance Ahead Of Festive Season- Rusike - HealthTimes

THE Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) Executive Director, Mr Itai Rusike has warned that the relaxation of international and regional travel restrictions will likely lead to uncontrolled importation of new COVID-10 variants especially during the forthcoming festive season. By Patricia Mashiri...

Massive Turnout For First Lady's Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening Initiative In HopelyHUNDREDS of women and girls in...
25/10/2021
Massive Turnout For First Lady's Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening Initiative In Hopely - HealthTimes

Massive Turnout For First Lady's Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening Initiative In Hopely

HUNDREDS of women and girls in Hopley, thronged the free Cervical Cancer and Breast Cancer screening drive that was being offered by Angel Of Hope Foundation, a charity organization under Zimbabwe's First Lady and Health Ambassador, Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa.

By Patricia Mashiri

The Cancer Screening session was offered through Angel of Hope's Mobile clinic facilities which included a bus other mobile facilities.

Speaking during the cancer screening session in Hopely, Harare South, Amai Mnangagwa said even though it was breast cancer month, women continued to lose lives to other cancers such as Cervical cancer hence the move by Angel of Hope to integrate cancer screening services.....Read Here https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/10/25/massive-turnout-for-first-ladys-cervical-and-breast-cancer-screening-initiative-in-hopely/ Angel of Hope Foundation UNAIDS Zimbabwe National AIDS Council of Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa

HUNDREDS of women and girls in Hopley, thronged the free Cervical Cancer and Breast Cancer screening drive that was being offered by Angel Of

Historic Homecoming: Zimbabwean Becomes First Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon to Return, Treat Children At CURE Internation...
22/10/2021
Historic Homecoming: Zimbabwean Becomes First Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon to Return, Treat Children At CURE International Hospital - HealthTimes

Historic Homecoming: Zimbabwean Becomes First Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon to Return, Treat Children At CURE International Hospital - HealthTimes

UK-trained doctor is the first native-born surgeon to return to practice pediatric orthopedics in the Sub-Saharan country CURE International has helped make history today for the people of Zimbabwe. Today at CURE Zimbabwe, Dr. Tongai Chitsamatanga became the country’s first Zimbabwean in history t...

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/10/22/devlopingstory-nashville-conducts-mass-testing-for-pupils-after-pictures-of-alleged...
22/10/2021
#DEVLOPINGSTORY: Nashville Conducts Mass Testing For Pupils After Pictures Of Alleged COVID-19 Positive Students Go Viral - HealthTimes

https://healthtimes.co.zw/2021/10/22/devlopingstory-nashville-conducts-mass-testing-for-pupils-after-pictures-of-alleged-covid-19-positive-students-go-viral/

NASHVILE Secondary School in Gweru has started mass COVID-19 testing of students following in response to circulating pictures on social media of pupils lying helplessly inn the sun and alleged to be down with COVID-19. By Patricia Mashiri The testing exercise commenced last night with teams from th...

Medical Investments Limited opens “The Avenues Clinic Laboratory” - HealthTimes
20/10/2021
Medical Investments Limited opens “The Avenues Clinic Laboratory” - HealthTimes

Medical Investments Limited opens “The Avenues Clinic Laboratory” - HealthTimes

Medical Investments Limited (MIL) has introduced a new strategic business unit, The Avenues Clinic Laboratory. The laboratory has been strategically set up to complement all the services offered under the MIL portfolio as well as to support healthcare services at large. The laboratory is headed by o...

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