Public Health Bill now before Parliament

THE long-awaited Public Health Bill is now before Parliament for crafting and went through its First Reading Stage in the National Assembly on Thursday. SOURCE: NEWSDAY  Health minister David Parirenyatwa brought the Bill for the First Reading, where he told legislators that the new Health law will, among other things provide for the conditions of improvement of the health sector and quality of life for Zimbabweans. “The Bill will provide for the rights, duties, powers and functions of all parties in the public health system, to provide for measures for…

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Government Applauds MSF Epworth HIV/TB Project

By Michael Gwarisa HEALTH and Child Care Minister, Dr David Parirenyatwa has applauded Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) for putting up a state  Epworth HIV/TB project which is aimed at combating the HIV and Tb epidemics. Speaking during the handover ceremony of the MSF project to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) today (6/12/2017), minister Parirenyatwa said MSF’s efforts in significantly reducing the HIV prevalence and new incidence as well as scaling up of antiretroviral therapy over the years were commendable. “Our government remains committed to creating an enabling…

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