Radiotherapy Treatment Resumes Soon

CANCER patients will start receiving radiotherapy treatment next week as engineers are currently on the ground fixing the machines. By Kudakwashe Pembere All machines at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals and Mpilo Hospital grounded over the past two months required repairs. Parirenyatwa public relations officer Mr Linos Dhire told HealthTimes the engineers are on the ground fixing the machines. Engineers from South Africa are now on site and are already working and they are already working on the repairs. The spares were delivered at the hospital on the weekend,” he said.…

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Zim To Host African Medical Councils Conference

ZIMBABWE  is set to host the 23rd edition of the Association of Medical Councils of Africa (AMCOA) conference  from 17 to 21 July, 2019 in the resort town of  Victoria Falls. By Kudakwashe Pembere The conference brings together about 250 delegates from 20 African countries under one roof to discuss how health regulators can contribute to the achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). Themed ”The Role Of The Health Regulator In The Delivery Of Universal Health Coverage’, the conference is co-hosted by Health Professions Authority (HPA) Zimbabwe and the Medical…

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Zim on Track To Attaining UHC…Minister Tells Geneva Conference

HEALTH and Child Care minister, Dr Obadiah Moyo says in as much as the health sector is going through a rough patch, access to healthcare services for the majority of citizens has improved over the past few years. By Michael Gwarisa Briefing the 72nd Session Of The World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, minister Moyo said inequities and inequalities in access to health services continue to grow within and between countries because of lack of political will and less because of resources. We are also pleased to announce that Zimbabwe…

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