#BREAKING: Minister Mkupe Says Biti Is On ARVs On Radio

DEPUTY Finance Minister, Hon Terrence Mukupe today (24/May. 2018) stunned listeners when he  lashed at former finance minister, Tendai Biti saying he had forgotten to take his ARVs. By Michael Gwarisa The development occurred during the 326Express Star FM show hosted by prominent radio presenters Pathisani Sibanda and Kudzai Gwara (KVG). Mukupe’s utterances were a response to Biti’s attack that he had come to the show in a stupor after Mukupe had according to Biti failed constructively discuss the economic and financial issues which obtained in Zimbabwe during the Government of…

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Gvt Should Come Clean On the Free Blood Initiative Financing-CWGH

… as fears of politicisation of health products grows The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) has commended government for making blood and blood products free in public health institutions beginning next month, but expressed concern over the unclear funding mechanism for the  drive. By Michael Gwarisa   CWGH  executive director Itai Rusike said the high cost of blood has been one of the major barriers that prevented ordinary Zimbabweans from accessing and enjoying their health entitlements and rights as enshrined in the country’s Constitution which stipulates that health is a…

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PCZ Deregisteres 400 Pharmacists

The Pharmacists Council of Zimbabwe  (PCZ) has published names of practitioners who were deregistered in the Zimbabwean Government Gazette of 27 April 2018. Speaking to HealthTimes, PCZ said the move came following indications that there were some players in the industry who were operating without licenses or having renewed their licenses. ” 410 pharmacists were deregistered in line with the provisions of section 90(1)(a)(1) of the Health Professions Act [Chapter 27:19]. “The section of the Act speaks to failure to pay fees within the prescribed periods,” said PCZ. The PCZ…

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