Harare Central Hospital gets new BOSS

Dr Nyasha Masuka has been appointed chief executive officer of Harare Central Hospital. By Kudakwashe Pembere He replaces Ms Peggy Zvavamwe who has been at the helm of the institution for several years. Prior to this appointment, Dr Masuka was Matebeleland North Provincial medical director. The Zimbabwe Medical Association congratulated Dr Masuka on his appointment. “#ZiMA congratulates Dr Nyasha Masuka on his appointment as the CEO of Harare Central Hospital @hrecentralhosp. We wish him well and God speed as he takes charge of the biggest refferal hospital in Zimbabwe,” said…

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PEPFAR Takes HIV Awareness To HIFA

THE US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has upped its campaign to create HIV/AIDS awareness and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights services (SRHR) at this year’s edition of the Harare International Festival of Arts (HIFA). In an interview with HealthTimes at their First Street stand, PEPFAR Coordinator, Funmi Adesanya said HIFA had provided them with an opportunity to interact with many people from various backgrounds and they had managed to effectively spread the message about testing, adherence to medication among other things. “We are here supporting HIFA to…

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Gvt Not Going Back On Marijuana Legalisation

HEALTH and Child Care minister Dr David Parirenyatwa says government will not reverse the licensing of Marijuna farming despite calls by players in the medical sector to have the decision revoked. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking through the state broadcaster ZBC TV, minister Parienyatwa said Marijuana would only be grown in Zimbabwe for medicinal purposes, scientific and industrial purposes and government would closely watch licensed growers to ensure they abide by the stipulated regulations. “The growing of Cannabis will be done in a legal and well regulated environment. There are three…

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