We have noted that some of the shortlisted candidates could not manage to attend the interviews on short notice and due to internet connection problems.
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Africa Region has elected Zimbabwean Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care Dr John Chamunorwa Mangwiro as the IDF Africa Region Chairperson during the 2019 IDF Congress in Busan, Korea 2-6 December. Dr. Mangwiro takes over from Dr Naby Balde of Guinea.
Zimbabwe Population Based HIV Impact Assessment (ZIMPHIA 2020) heId the final provincial sensitization meetings this week in Mash West and Masvingo Provinces.
According to the ZIMPHIA 2015-2016 survey results, in Zimbabwe 77% of people living with HIV knew their status, 88% of those people were on treatment, and 85% of those people on treatment were virally suppressed. ZIMPHIA 2015-2016 showed significant progress towards reaching the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets by year 2020 and the global target to end AIDS by 2030.
The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has been implementing programmes meant to prevent cervical cancer amongst them Human Papilloma Vaccination that is conducted annually in May. Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid also known as VIAC and Pap smear are among the list of other prevention strategies that MoHCC has been implementing tirelessly to fight cancers.
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