Swiss Based Technicians To Fix Radiotherapy Machines Soon: Health Minister

TECHNICIANS from a Switzerland based company Varien are expected in the country soon to fix the broken radiotherapy machines at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals, a senior government official said on Tuesday. By Kudakwashe Pembere This was said by Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo at the launch of the Phase 3 China-Zimbabwe Maternal and Child Care, Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment Project at Parirenyatwa. With all the machines across the country’s public health institutions grounded, there was an uproar from Zimbabweans blaming Government for neglecting cancer patients. But…

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Parirenyatwa Hospital Gets Cervical Cancer Treatment Equipment

PARIRENYATWA Group of Hospitals received cervical cancer screening equipment  from the Chinese Embassy for the ongoing third round of screening and treatment in conjunction with a Chinese hospital, Hunan Province Maternal and Child Hospital. By Kudakwashe Pembere First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa who officiated the launch of this project thanked the Chinese Government for donating the equipment and expertise. I understand that last year, the project targeted 1000 women and was pleased to know that they exceeded their expectations. I hope this year they will again exceed the targeted number,” she…

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US Gvt Donates Additional US$600,000 To Cyclone Idai

THE United States Government’s (USG) has extended another US$600,000 towards Cyclone Idai, bringing the total amount of financial aid from America towards the disaster to US$3.1 Million, a USG official has confirmed. By Michael Gwarisa Briefing a discussion on Zimbabwe’s path to prosperity, US Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Brian Nichols said the American government was committed to assisting Zimbabwe through providing humanitarian assistance whenever the need arises. “The United States is continuing to support Zimbabwe in this difficult moment in the wake of Cyclone Idai. I would like to announce…

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Nursing Now Zimbabwe Project Launched

ZIMBABWE has launched the Nursing Now Zimbabwe, a global program aimed at raising the status and profile of nursing worldwide in efforts to attain Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through motivating and healthcare workers . By Michael Gwarisa The Nursing Now Zimbabwe seeks to be a platform to increase the visibility of nursing and midwifery through recognising and celebrating the role nurses and midwives play in contributing to health within our society particularly in Primary Health Care. Speaking at the launch of the program, Health and Child Care minister, Dr Obadiah…

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