Prioritise HealthCare, ED Tells Govt

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa says it’s high time his Government prioritises the healthcare sector. By Kudakwashe Pembere He said this on Monday while officiating a hand over of medical equipment at NatPharm head offices which was preceded by a tour of the facility. “And as I went round when the specialists were explaining to me, honestly as a government we must give priority to the health sector because it is critically important that our people are healthy. “And when you are not well we should have a health system that should…

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Medicines For Votes: Health Minister Under Fire

CIVIL society have come out guns blazing against embattled Health and Child Care minister, Dr Obadiah Moyo for abusing state resources to settle personal political deals. By Michael Gwarisa Dr Moyo, a losing ZANU PF 2018 political candidate is in the eye of a storm following a leaked letter between him and the War Veterans leader, Victor Matemadanda where the minister is directing National Pharmaceutical Companies of Zimbabwe (NATPHARM) to release medicines into Lupane health institutions ahead of the Lupane bi-election to be held on August 3, 2019. Speaking to…

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Zim Medical Student Eyes Top Regional Post

A Zimbabwean medical student is in the run up to clinch a much coveted International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA) African Regional Director post whose elections will happen in August. By Kudakwashe Pembere Alistair Mukondiwa pursuing a medical degree with the University of Zimbabwe said Zimbabwe’s candidature was recently validated to enter the race. Representing Zimbabwe, Mukondiwa was the Zimbabwe Medical Students Association’s Vice President from September 2017 to September 2018. With Phillip Chigiya being the ZiMSA president during that period, the team managed to host an IFMSA African…

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