Natpharm Warehouse Construction Gathers Momentum

CONSTRUCTION of the state of the Art Natpharm warehouse is set to commence soon amidst indications that the project will take not less than 18 months to complete. By Michael Gwarisa Officiating at the ground breaking ceremony, health and child care minister Dr David Parirenyatwa said the new Warehouse would see an increase in the carrying capacity of the facility to 22 000 pallets from the present 2 400 at the old warehouse. “The new warehouse, I am told, will hold a capacity of around 22 000 pallets from the…

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How To Attain a Four Star Diet Out of Little…A Look Into Staples

We normally don’t struggle much to attain this star Our staple (sadza) is the most common food we can eat from this group. This sadza can be made from maize, millet or sorghum. By Tendai Gunda But in addition to these foods, rice as well as roots and tubers such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, tsenza, cassava, yams are all foods we can consume to attain this precious star. So remember that delicious dish with rice and potatoes and soup, or sadza and potatoes only gives you one star!! So maybe…

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PEPFAR To Continue Supporting Zimbabwe HIV Programs

THE U.S Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), says it will continue to support the new Zimbabwean government in all its efforts to fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic, HealthTimes can reveal. By Michael Gwarisa Despite efforts by certain political sections to discredit the new government that is being led by President Emerson Mnangagwa, the United States government says it recognises the new dispensation and will continue working side by side to ensure Zimbabwe achieves the 90-90-90 targets. In an interview with HealthTimes, PEPFAR  Programs Coordinator, Mark Troger  said, “The United…

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#BREAKING: Blood Demand To Go Up…As Blood Group O Reserves Run Dry

AN unanticipated upsurge in blood demand is looming at the back of government’s recent move to slash the blood prices from $80 to $50 per unit at the beginning of this year. By Michael Gwarisa The development also comes at the back of a crisis whereby the Blood bank coffers are fast  running dry of blood group O amidst indications that not more than 52% of Zimbabwe’s population belong to that blood group. Briefing Journalists this morning, National Blood Services of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ms Lucy Marowa…

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