HEALTH and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa yesterday said the two suspected cases of Ebola at Chitungwiza South Med Hospital and Wilkins Hospital in Harare were not related to the virus as tests had proved negative. Parirenyatwa yesterday issued a ministerial statement in the National Assembly where he urged Zimbabweans not to panic amid rumours that suspected cases of Ebola virus had been recorded in the country.
GOVERNMENT has been urged to work closely with the apostolic sects if they are to have full coverage of the vaccination of 10-yearold girls against cervical cancer.Speaking on the sidelines of the launch of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine in Beitbridge on Monday, community-based organisations said there was need to reach out to girls out of school so that they are also vaccinated.
GOVERNMENT yesterday launched the Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) vaccine for prevention of cervical cancer among girls under the age of 10 years.Speaking at the launch in Beitbridge, Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa said: “We recognised that cervical cancer is the leading cancer in Zimbabwe.
HARARE - Medicins Sans Frontières (MSF) has introduced a “night clinic” to provide HIV testing.“In order to beat HIV, it is necessary to put more people on treatment, and that has to start with detecting those who do not know they are HIV positive,” Kim Stambuli, MSF in Zimbabwe inter-sectional communications officer said.