Minister of Health and Child Care, Obadiah Moyo, held a press conference late Monday afternoon to update the country on COVID-19, hours after neighbouring South Africa confirmed its 62nd case. Here are the...
In 2008 and 2009, as Zimbabwe’s worst cholera outbreak was ravaging the country, leaving over 4,000 people dead, donors helped revive the collapsing public health system by paying medical professionals’ salaries. A decade later,...
THE central bank this week allocated US$6.7 million to the local pharmaceutical industry for crucial imports, but the amount falls far short of requirements. Many pharmacies closed shop following the market turmoil triggered last week by pronouncements on currency and...
THE Harare City Council's acting Town Clerk, Hosiah Chisango, has suspended officials suspected of inflating prices of material used in the capital's ongoing fight against cholera, which has killed 30 people, the municipality announced on Monday. The move to suspend...
IN MANY ways, Simudzirai Primary School in Glen View, Harare, is a microcosm of how many Zimbabweans are getting by. By day, the privately owned school offers education to children who cannot find places in already overcrowded state schools. By...
ZIMBABWE’S government is considering oral cholera vaccines as the death toll bacterial diarrhoeal disease continues to rise, reaching 24 deaths by Wednesday, according to the World Health Organisation. The country is experiencing its third major cholera episode since 1998, with...
Five years after filing for judicial management, Medical Air Rescue Service (Mars) is now seeking a new investor to take up a 60 percent stake and revive what was once one of the country’s biggest private emergency medical services...
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