EGPAF Hands Over US$1 mln Worth Infant HIV Testing Machines

THE Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids Foundation (EGPAF) Zimbabwe, on Thursday gave the Zimbabwean Government Point Of Care Early Infant Diagnosis (POC-EID) equipment worth over US$1 000 000,  which is set to improve testing of HIV, and other STIs such as Syphilis for mothers and infants. By Kudakwashe Pembere EGPAF handed 41 POC-EID machines with service and maintenance agreements that cover the next four years until 2023, 41 modems for the machines, 183 SMS printers with service maintenance agreements and three Gene Xpert Machines. The equipment will go a long way…

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Zim Nursing and Midwifery Summit On Next Week

ZIMBABWE is set to host a Nursing and Midwifery Summit in the capital, Harare on May 6, 2019 at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). HealthTimes Reporter The summit is set to attract delegates from the nursing fraternity, the ministry of health and child care as well as well as players from the health sector. Speaking to HealthTimes, Nursing Now Zimbabwe national coordinator, Munashe Nyika,  said the Nursing, Midwifery and UHC Summit is an initiative being organised as part of a program called Nursing Now. Nursing Now is a global…

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