U.S. Government Committed To Ending TB In Zimbabwe

By HealthTimes Reporter The United States government health agency, Centre For Disease Control (CDC) says is committed to assist Zimbabwe in the fight against Tuberculosis (TB) Infections  and called for  increased collaboration among private and public health organisations to sustain efforts that accelerate progress in preventing the spread of tuberculosis (TB) among health care workers. Addressing delegates in Harare during the National Infection Prevention and Control Conference on Wednesday, CDC  Zimbabwe Branch Chief for HIV Services Shirish Balachandra said, “It is paramount that we implement measures to keep health care workers…

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10 ways to keep that stink away during summer

Body odour due to excessive sweating during summer can be controlled with these easy steps The problem of body odour persists a lot in summer when the scorching heat causes excessive sweating. Getting rid of unwanted hair and taking a shower are some ways to check it, say experts. SOURCE: VISION NEWS http://www.newvision.co.ug/  Rohit Batra, Dermatologist at Dermaworld Skin and Hair Clinic and Vivek Mehta, Dermatologist at Pulastya Cadle Skin Laser Clinic, have shared a few tips: 1. Shower twice a day: Taking a bath twice a day is a perfect…

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Govt rejects HIV mandatory testing

By Daniel Phiri GOVERNMENT says it will not follow the example of Zambia by instituting mandatory HIV/Aids testing adding that it’s a violation of human rights. Zambia last month had announced that it was mandatory for people to be tested for HIV/Aids as part of its response strategy to curb the complicated disease. However, after a wave of massive opposition from human rights organisations and civic groups, the decision was reversed. Addressing Online and digital journalists at a workshop organised by the National Aids Council (NAC) recently, head of Aids…

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