Over 1 Million STIs Acquired Daily

AN estimated 357 million new infections with 1 of 4 STIs namely chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomoniasis are contracted each year amidst indications that more than million new STIs are acquired daily, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. HealthTimes Reporter According to a research by WHO, more than 290 million women have a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and the majority of STIs have no symptoms or only mild symptoms that may not be recognized as an STI. “STIs such as HSV type 2 and syphilis can increase the risk…

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Diagnostic Laboratory Suppliers Gets ISO 9001:2015 Certification

DIAGNOSTIC Laboratory Suppliers (DLS) has been conferred  with the ISO 9001:2015 certification, a quality management standard meant to rejuvenate internal stakeholder buy-in as well spur the organisation towards meeting its customer obligations. By Michael Gwarisa The standard comes a few years after Diagnostic Laboratories embarked on a journey to transition from the old standard, the ISO 9001:2008 to the 9001:2015 which is mainly aimed  at testing the organisation’s capacity to manage and asses risks as well as align management policies with objectives of the organisations. Speaking at the certification event…

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#CYCLONEIDAIUPDATES: TelOne Donates $100k Worth Of Medicines To Affected Communities

IN response to the ongoing Cyclone Idai which has claimed 82 lives and destroyed millions worth of property, Zimbabwe’s Telecommunications giant, TelOne has donated medicines worth $100 000 and some food and material provisions to the affected communities. TelOne said they will be delivering the consignment to the Idai ravaged areas and called on Zimbabweans to work together in assisting the affected. “All the 154 TelOne exchanges countrywide are open as donation drop off and sorting points. Dial our toll free number 08002000 from your landline for more information.

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