Ministry of Health and Child Care Permanent Secretary Brigadier General Dr Gerald Gwinji commended the SAMBA organization for training lab technicians on how to use the new point of care HIV viral load machines.
The Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa said plans are at an advanced stage to start the construction of a new hospital at Harare Central Hospital.
Dr Parirenyatwa said this in an interview at an end of year party held at Cresta Lodge in Harare today.
Zimbabwe has managed to be among the four best countries to implement Mass Drug Administration (MDA) in the African Region, it qualifies now to do a re-impact assessment and this is recognized regionally.
In an interview during the MDA review meeting currently in Kariba, with the University of Zimbabwe Lecturer Professor Nicholas Midzi commended the provinces for the hard work they did to surpass the WHO standards
Community health working has become a profession of choice in the Goromonzi district although for all the toil, one is not remunerated.The job has seen hordes of people joining the noble profession, going around many wards in the Goromonzi district imparting knowledge about various ailments and their preventative methods.
Around the year 2003, the HIV epidemic was a disease of unimaginable proportions both in trying to contain it and being diagnosed with it. Being infected with the disease meant a condemnation to a life of isolation as the society as well shunned those who had the disease.
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