South African Doctor Cures Deafness In World First Middle Ear Transplant Using 3D Technology

A South African doctor and his team successfully pioneered a transplant of a patient’s middle ear using 3D technology to cure his deafness, making it the first in the world. This groundbreaking procedure offers hope to many of those who suffer from loss of hearing. The first patient to receive the transplant was a 35-year-old man who suffered hearing loss as a result of a car accident that damaged his inner ear, according to a press release by the South African Government. The operation was performed by Professor Mashudu Tshifularo and…

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Blood Donors To Book Online says NBSZ

THE National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ), is revamping its website in a manner which will see blood donors making donation bookings online starting June 2019. By Kudakwashe Pembere This was said by NBSZ Public Affairs Manager, Ms Esther Massundah during a media education workshop on Friday. Keeping up with latest global technological trends, NBSZ is upgrading its website which Ms Massundah said will be centred on the blood donor. “In terms of the issue of online booking, one of the issues is that we are currently rebranding our website.…

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Gvt Reviews Age Limit For HPV Vaccine Beneficiaries

THE age limits for girls receiving the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been reviewed upwards so as to accommodate more girls during this year’s campaign starting next week. By Kudakwashe Pembere This year’s campaign will cover Grade 5 female pupils, 10 year olds out of school up to 15 year old teens. In the past they were looking at girls aged 14 and below and this time around it is the second and final dose for full protection from HPV. “Following the successful introduction of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine…

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