EU Extends US20.6 million To Zim Health Sector

VISITING European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development,   Neven Mimica who is in the country on a tour of EU funded projects says the EU is committed to assist enhancing Zimbabwe health sector through providing financing and technical support in areas of need. By Michael Gwarisa New EU-funded programmes worth $20.6 million will  improve people’s access to health services and enhance their livelihoods. This visit takes place ahead of the elections in Zimbabwe due to be held by mid-2018. Speaking at the the fund signing ceremony, Commissioner…

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Hope For Zim Infertile Couples…AS IVF Programme Results In Eight Test Tube Babies

The in vitro fertilisation (IVF) programme reintroduced at The Avenues Clinic in Harare in 2016 is proving successful, with eight live births so far and 20 ongoing pregnancies. HealthTimes Correspondent The IVF Zimbabwe team led by Dr Tinovimba Mhlanga has successfully managed some complicated fertility problems, including a rare case of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, which is a deficiency of gonadotropin hormones resulting in a patient having a small uterus and absence of menstruation. It has enabled women with blocked or tied tubes and other fertility problems to become pregnant. The team…

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ZIMPLATS renovates Kadoma hospital

Local platinum mining giant, Zimplats has committed more than $1 million towards equipping and renovating Kadoma District Hospital. The hospital has already undergone a major facelift, courtesy of platinum mining giant. Works are expected to be completed by the third week of this month before the project can be handed over to the Ministry of Health and Child Care. The scope of the work carried out include water augmentation, re-painting of the hospital buildings, upgrading of the cause way and provision of equipment for the theatre ward, among others. Zimplats…

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