The Ministry of Health and Child Care Department of Oral Health, in partnership with Smile Train, an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that offers free cleft lips and cleft palates surgeries, is moving to scale up the patient identification and operations program in Zimbabwe.
Addressing journalists in a post-Cabinet media brief, Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa said there was a reduction in COVID-19 cases at schools during the week under review.
While inaugurating the new NatPharm board led by Mrs Ruth Kaseke, Honourable Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr C.G.D.N Chiwenga last Friday urged the board to deliver on its set mandate and ensuring availability of drugs at all the times.
Honourable Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr C.G.D.N Chiwenga last Friday made a clarion call for the manufacturing of affordable and quality medicines, while inaugurating the new NatPharm board.
In recent weeks, the country has witnessed a decrease in the number and deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic leading to the downgrading of COVID-19 restrictive measures, but recently President Emmerson Mnangagwa reminded the nation to remain alert given that a new COVID-19 variant had been identified elsewhere.
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