VACANCY: Data Officer (Parirenyatwa Centre of Excellence): AHF

Deadline: 16 March 2018 AHF is an international humanitarian organization operating in Zimbabwe, collaborating with Ministry of Health and Child Care to create Centers of Excellence in health. AHF is looking for a highly qualified Data Officer to fill a position that has arisen at one of the Centers – Parirenyatwa Hospital (Harare). The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate AHF program data management activities relating to HTS and ART services including routine data collection, compilation, analysis, and dissemination through use of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. Position…

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Swaziland Withdraws Infected SA Meat From Shelves

MBABANE – Samuel Magagula, Swaziland’s health ministry director, has confirmed that the kingdom has recalled contaminated South African meat products from the shelves of its supermarkets. SOURCE: RadioVop Zimbabwe “An official announcement from the Ministry of Agriculture is expected at 2pm this afternoon,” Magagula told the African News Agency (ANA) from Mbabane on Tuesday morning. “We began withdrawing the meat products contaminated with listeria as soon as we were informed of developments from the South African authorities and have been busy outlining a list of health procedures and warnings since…

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A Closer Look At CIMAS’s Online Symptoms Checker Platform

SELF diagnosis around the world in forbidden as it could cause unwarranted conditions or even worse, that being said, the internet or Google should never be taken as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. By Michael Gwarisa However, increased internet usage around the globe has given birth to innovative ideas that could actually redefine the health sector. From mobile Apps that remind patients on their medication timetables to health and fitness applications, the sector is set for a total evolution. In Zimbabwe, Health Insurance provider CIMAS Medical…

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Zim Government Issues Warning On Listeriosis Outbreak

PERMANENT Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC), Major General, Gerald Gwinji has warned members of the public against buying processed foods following a Listeriosis outbreak which has terrorised neighboring South Africa. By Michael Gwarisa The listeria outbreak which was noticed around mid-January this year has according to the South African health department killed not less than 160 people while 800 others have been hospitalised. In a statement, Major General Gwinji said Zimbabwe was at high risk of getting the diseases through the borders owing to the…

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