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Hospitals receive shot in the arm

Hospitals receive shot in the arm

Government has donated 25 million dollars worth of medicines and surgical sundries to Central hospitals in the country urging striking junior doctors to go back to work while it was looking into their grievances. 
Junior Doctors at public health facilities downed tools on Saturday, citing several challenges such as lack of basic medicines and equipment.

 

 

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First lady takes cancer screening to ZCC

First lady takes cancer screening to ZCC

Thousands of female members of the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) benefited from the free cervical and breast cancer screening program as part of the nationwide campaign by the First Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa.

According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care, following the first Lady’s intervention, the number of women who are being screened has soared from 4 000 per month to 20 000 per month.

Addressing the congregants, Amai Mnangagwa says the aim is to reduce unnecessary deaths caused by cancer.

She expressed concern that the country continues to lose productive age groups as a result of cancer, yet it can be prevented.

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Embrace Universal Health Coverage: Gvt

Embrace Universal Health Coverage: Gvt

Zimbabwe has made great strides towards achieving Universal Health Coverage through a number of health policies.

This was confirmed by the Vice President of Zimbabwe Hon Kembo Mohadi officiating the just ended 67th East, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA) Health Ministers’ Conference in Victoria Falls.

In addition to that, the Vice President called for credibility and accountability in the health sector to achieve social development.

“Government prioritized primary health care to bring delivery of health closer to the people.

“While we strive for economic development, it’s imperative to note that social development is unachievable without access to affordable, appropriate and quality healthcare,” said VP Mohadi.

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Deputy Minister shuns corruption

 

 

Deputy Minister shuns corruption

Chivhu District leaders recently were urged to do away with corrupt activities and work as a team for the development of the area and country.

Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care Dr John Mangwiro said this during the handover ceremony of wheelchairs and books in Chivhu.

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DISEASES / CONDITIONS

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Cholera

Suspected Case

Any patient age 5 years or more with severe dehydration or death from acute watery diarrhoea

If There Is A Cholera Epidemic: any person age 2 years or more with acute watery diarrhoea, with or without vomiting

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