Ministry of Health and Child Care in partnership with the Artemedis and Fistula Foundation on Monday 23 May commemorated the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula at Chidamoyo Christian Hospital in Karoi under this year’s theme, ’Obstetric Fistula Surgeries-Changing lives of women and restoring their dignity”.
MoHCC embarked on the second COVID-19 vaccination blitz from 2 to 15 May 2022, targeting those aged 12 years and above, especially school children and those leaving in hard to reach areas as well as the elderly.
The MOHCC motto “Equity and Quality in Health: Leaving no one behind” has been fulfilled during the just ended Second Phase of the COVID-19 vaccination blitz when the elderly and artisanal miners were vaccinated in an effort to ensure that the country attains 60 percent head immunity.
The Cabinet resolved that it is no longer mandatory for a negative PCR certificate on arrival at ports of entry for both returning residents and visitors, this was announced by the Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa during a post Cabinet media briefing last Tuesday.
Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease. It is caused by Mycobacterium leprae and it multiplies slowly. Leprosy can also be called Hansen’s disease. This disease is an old age disease and is curable if treated in the early stages, it can prevent disability.
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