New Fees Structures For Medical Practitioners

THE Allied Health Practitioners Council of  Zimbabwe (AHPCZ) has announced new fees structures for the year 2019, HealthTimes has learnt. By Michael Gwarisa AHPCZ Register, Ms F Maziriri said the fees structure will be effective February 8, 2019 and said penalties have been waivered this time around following the delay in the council announcing the new fees structure. “AHPCZ would like to inform all its stakeholders  that the 2019 fees structure has been finalised and will be published in the government gazette in the weeks to follow. “With regards to…

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Swedish Gvt Constructs Clinic and Job Facility In Hopely

THE Swedish government is building a state of the art health facility as well as skills center in Hopley in a bid to address the health challenges bedeviling the Hopley community. By Michael Gwarisa Hopely is one of the highly populated peri urban residential  are in the outskirts of Harare, housing not less than 200 000 people, with about 65 000 being aged between 10-24years. Speaking from the construction, Swedesh Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Amb Sophia Calltorp said the health center will go a long way in alleviating the health and…

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Defying Traditional Barriers To HIV Testing In Centenary

IN communities around Muzarabani, women are renowned for their health seeking behaviour, including seeking HIV testing service, however, the same cannot be said for men. By Gondai Dekeza Male involvement when it comes to seeking voluntary HIV testing services,  and participation is very low. Some men feel that it is the duty of their wives to visit the clinic and hope that the results would be favorable. Favorable results are not always the case and this happens, it is the wife who takes the blame for being unfaithful. Some men…

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