Health Hazard Looms As Fuel Shortages Cripple Harare Garbage Collection

Zimbabwe’s obtaining fuel crisis has forced City of Harare to collect garbage below optimal levels which could pose health risks to Harare residents. By Kudakwashe Pembere Harare City reviewed its garbage collection roaster leaving out some areas unattended leaving residents prone to respiratory conditions, with a typical example being Surat in India, where a pneumonic plague epidemic broke out in 1994, causing 52 deaths. Overflowing and uncollected waste bins are also an ideal breeding ground for bacteria, insects and vermin. Notifying Harare residents via social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook,…

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Zim Ranks 3rd In Global PMTCT Rankings

ZIMBABWE has achieve a 65% coverage of children born to women living with HIV who were tested for HIV within eight weeks of birth ranking it 3rd out of the 23 focus countries. According to a UNAIDS report dubbed “Knowledge is Power” antiretroviral therapy for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission greatly reduced new HIV infections among children amidst indications that globally, 1.4 million [880 000–2 100 000] new child infections have been averted since 2010, and in 2017, there were just 180 000 [110 000–260 000] transmissions of HIV from…

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