Zim runs out of health drugs

MAJOR pharmaceutical wholesalers in the country suspended operations indefinitely on Monday after running out of stocks owing to a crippling foreign currency shortage, triggering a massive scarcity of life-saving drugs that is putting millions of lives at risk, the Zimbabwe Independent has established. SOURCE: The Zimbabwe Independant The foreign currency crisis has also affected drug manufacturers, who import most of their raw materials. The Pharmaceutical Society of Zimbabwe (PSZ) said this week the majority of pharmaceutical wholesalers have stopped trading after failing to replenish their stocks due to forex shortages.…

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MedTours Brings Convenience To Zimbos Seeking Treatment Abroad

MEDICAL tourism company, MedTours Africa have taken it upon themselves to facilitate smooth travel, hospital and specialist bookings for locals seeking treatment in India and South Africa in a bid to shield locals from falling into hands of fraudsters and con doctors. By Michael Gwarisa Services like dialysis, renal surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, orthopaedics and other complicated surgeries are hard and expensive to access locally but in countries like India, such services could be sourced at reasonable rates even after factoring in the flight fares and other costs. Speaking to…

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