Government yesterday commended the Global Fund initiatives in the country which have complemented its efforts in the fight against diseases including HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Covid-19.
Following a spike of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, Cabinet is taking all measures meant to curb the spreading of the viral disease by urging the citizens to be alert and sticking to stipulated numbers of people at any gathering.
Government is awaiting delivery of 600 000 doses of Sinopharm vaccines which were bought from China and Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has given a greenlight for the purchase of 5 million more doses of vaccines.
Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr C.G.DN.Chiwenga announced last Saturday during a visit to Lupane that the completion of Lupane Provincial Hospital was a top priority project which must be completed within the next 18 months.
The media was awash with reports of some unscrupulous individuals who are producing fake COVID-19 vaccination certificates and Cabinet during its 9th Session resolved to produce a card with more security features.
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