#BREAKING: Zimbabwe To Recruit 102 Health Specialists From Cuba

By HealthTimes Reporter THE Government of Zimbabwe is set to recruit at least 102 health specialits from Cuba to work in all local hospitals, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said. The Hon. Minister will next week will leave for Cuba for a an exchange visit to learn on how it has managed to eradicate mother to child transmition of HIV to zero. Dr Parirenyatwa will lead a delegation that include the ministry of health team, the UN Bishow Parajuli, WHO representative Dr David Okello, UNICEF Dr…

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Buzz as world’s biggest drone drug deliveries take off in Tanzania

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tanzania is set to launch the world’s largest drone delivery network in January, with drones parachuting blood and medicines out of the skies to save the lives of women giving birth and children struck by malaria, in a country larger than Nigeria. California’s Zipline will make 2,000 deliveries a day to more than 1,000 health facilities across the east African country, including blood, vaccines and malaria and AIDS drugs, following the success of a smaller project in nearby Rwanda. “It’s the right move,” Lilian Mvule,…

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Ignoring Key Populations Threaten 90 90 90 Targets

By Michael Gwarisa  LEAVING key Populations (KPs) behind in HIV/AIDS interventions and programs poses a a threat to the ambitious target of reducing HIV prevalence, deaths and new infections  by the year 2020. In Zimbabwe, KPs mean gay men and other men who have sex with men, sex workers and their clients, transgender people and people who inject drugs as the four main key population groups, but it acknowledges that prisoners and people with Disability also are particularly vulnerable to HIV and frequently lack adequate access to services (ZNASP3 )…

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