ZADHR To Deploy Doctors To Monitor Cholera Situation

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) says it will be deploying various teams comprosing of medical doctors to monitor the Cholera situation which has already claimed five lives in Glenview while more than 20 are still being hospitalized. HealthTimes Reporter In a statement, ZADHR, implored government to urgently work towards establish a Cholera task-force that will comprehensively come up with actionable plans to deal with the resurgence of diarrheal illnesses in Zimbabwe. ” The ZADHR is deeply concerned with the recent cholera outbreak in Harare and other…

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Chiwenga’s Decision Illegal and Dangerous- ZADHR/ZLHR

THE decision by Vice President, Retired General Constantine Chiwenga to fire all striking nurses is not only irresponsible but dangerous to Zimbabwe’s health sector, top human health right organisations have said. By Michael Gwarisa In a joint Press statement by the Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) and the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR),they condemned the recent action taken by VP Chiwenga saying it will have a negative bearing on the welfare of people who have now been left at the mercy of inexperienced nurses and spent…

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Enhance Access to Healthcare and Support for Marginalised Communities-ZADHR

The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has called on government and institutions offering services to prioritse indigent and marginalized communities to ensure equity in enjoyment of health services. In their World Health Day statement, ZADHR said health was a basic human right which should be accessible to every citizen regardless of background. hr “The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHRjoins the world in commemorating World Health Day 2018. This year’s theme is ‘Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere (Health for All)’. As the world continues to strive…

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Stop Abusing Health Sector To Score Cheap Political Goals- ZADHR Warns

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has warned politicians against using the dire situation beveling the health sector to score cheap political millage. By Michale Gwarisa Ever since Zimbabwe changed its head of state in November 2017, the health sector has been under massive ambush from  high profiled politicians who been  taking turns to make hospital visits, giving donations and freebies in the company of cameras and media all in the name of building a name for themselves. In a statement, the ZADHR national executive warned against…

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Health Practitioners To Meet ZEC Over Elections

The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) together with the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) and the Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA) will, on Monday 12 June 2017, meet the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on ways to enhance the participation of health professionals in electoral processes. The argument is essentially that the health sector particularly doctors and nurses have been placed on ‘essential services’ category as with the security forces i.e. army and the police. We believe not much has been done to extend the same privileges to medical…

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