Antibiotic-resistant infections a threat to the economy

Globally, humanity’s defences against infection are wearing thinner by the day, as the microbes responsible for giving diseases are increasingly becoming stronger leading to Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Microbes are germs that causes infectious diseases and can include viruses, bacteria and parasites.

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National Health Strategy (NHS) 2020-2025 on the cards

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has kick-started the process of developing the National Health Strategy 2021-2025 (NHS) which would outline the roadmap towards turning around and restoring stability in the country’s health system.

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MoHCC Digitizing the Health Space

 ICT wizards in the Ministry of Health and Child Care from all the four corners of Zimbabwe gathered recently in Chinhoyi to deliberate and strategize on developing a strong digital health roadmap that will drive meaningful ICT-led interventions to deliver sustainable and positive impact on the nation’s health outcomes.

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Diarrhoea infections in Bulawayo explained

Since May this year, Bulawayo has reported almost 3000 diarrhoea cases in three major surburbs namely Luveve, Magwegwe and Mzilikazi with five more suburbs having been added to the list this last month. The attaining situation has become a major public health concern especially in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.

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