Zim Launches EMTCT Validation Committee

THE the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC), has launched a national validation committee to manage and monitor  the Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV  (EMTCT) and Syphilis. By Michael Gwarisa The committee comprises of experts in various spheres of the health industry, legal experts, health rights activists and people living with HIV. The Secretariat will include the National Aids Council Chief Executive Officer, Dr Tapuwa Mugure and the World Health Organisation. The committee is also made up of Principal Director prevention services in the MoHCC Dr Gibson…

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Medical School Enrollment Poor Says Minister Pare

Government is considering increasing the number of medical schools in Zimbabwe, a cabinet minister has said. By HealthTimes Reporter At the moment the country has only three medical schools at the University of Zimbabwe, National University of Science and Technology and Midlands State University. Officiating the inaugural International Federation of Medical Students Association African regional meeting at UZ College of Health Sciences, Health and Childcare Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa said the enrolment of medical students in Zimbabwe was below 300. “We train here I was told by the Zimbabwe Medical…

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