ACE Helicopter Emergency Medical Services Launched

ACE Air and Ambulance launched their Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) and a helipad at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospital. By Kudakwashe Pembere Officiating the launch, Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo lauded the company for coming up with such an initiative previously offered by the Air Force of Zimbabwe. “The introduction of a helicopter emergency remote and high way patient rescue service by ACE is a clear testimony of a working public private partnership as this service was only provided by the Airforce of Zimbabwe,” Dr Moyo said.…

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Men Urged To Seek Health Services

FIRST Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa says men should adopt a health seeking behaviour  has urged men to make use of available health services and not be left behind. By HealthTimes Reporter Amai Mnangagwa said this while officiating the Men’s Conference in Harare. The conference was a multi-sectorial to HIV and AIDS, men’s issues related to health services. “It also appears to me that most men have a challenge with health seeking either because they were brought up to be strong or just that they have their own unresolved fears. “With…

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24 000 GBV Cases Recorded Annually In Zim: Musasa Project

A total of 24 000 gender based violence (GBV) cases against women are reported in  Zimbabwean annually, a Musasa Project official revealed on Wednesday. By Kudakwashe Pembere Speaking at the Men’s Conference officiated by the First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa,Musasa programmes manager Ms Precious Taru said their offices is seized with the shocking thousands of cases of women facing this threat every year. In 2018 alone, the organisation received 26 000 cases of gender based violence. At Musasa, the average number of women we have at our centres and safe houses…

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Paediatric HIV A Neglected Disease

THERE are currently 1.8 million children living with HIV in Sub Saharan Africa, while 180 000 new HIV infections are recorded among children every year.  52% of these children were receiving antiretroviral therapy in 2017. By Michael Gwarisa In Zimbabwe however the number of children on ARVs has declined owing to a decline in mother to child transmission of HIV according to data released by the National Aids Council (NAC) and UNAIDS which indicates that the number of children on ART decreased from 89% in 2017 to 65% in 2018.…

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