As you are all aware the EVD outbreak that has affected the West African Countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea Conakry has so far resulted in over 22,000 people being infected and over 9,000 deaths being reported. This demands that we as a country we be prepared to deal with this disease in the event that we have cases here.
The Ministry of Health and Child Care in collaboration with Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, World Vision International and other partners will undertake the third edition of the National Mass Drug Administration, (MDA) for Schistosomiasis, (Bilharzia) and Soil Transmitted Helminthes, (Intestinal Worms).
EIGHTEEN (18) Gokwe North clinics are now providing quality HIV/TB care as Medecins San Frontiers (MSF) hands over HIV/TB/Sexual Gender Based Violence (sexual gender based violence) management to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) after an intensive three-year partnership.
Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health and Child Care, Brigadier General Dr Gerald Gwinji observed that the end of year review and planning meeting was the time to look back and reflect on our performance and plan for the coming year.
Officially opening the Ministry and Development organizations review and planning (MODO) meeting at Golden Peacock Villa Hotel in Mutare 9- 13 December 214, Dr Gwinji, said the previous year has been characterized by lack of resources especially in our central hospitals.