Forex Challenges Hamper Cimas Operations

CIMAS Group chief executive officer Mr Vulindlela Ndlovu says the volatile local currency coupled with forex scarcity detrimentally affect their operations which heavily rely on imports. By Kudakwashe Pembere He said this on the sidelines of the Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo’s familiarization tour of their laboratories. “We are basically here to allow our stakeholders to tour our laboratories and to show them what is happening here. And we are delighted that the minister could be the guest of honour today. He had a familiarization tour to…

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Digital Nurse Recruitment Goes Live

THE electronic recruitment of aspiring nurses in Zimbabwe to curb racketeering in schools of nursing is now up and running with advertisements expected to come out on Sunday. By Kudakwashe Pembere In the past, nurses would apply using application letters which saw some hospital officials manipulate the process and cash in large sums of money from desperate ambitious nurses. Speaking to journalists at the Harare Central Hospital on Friday, Health and Child care Minister said they came up with this initiative following corruption issues linked to the application of places…

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Awards For Public Hospitals Administrators On Cards

HEALTH and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo says his ministry is planning to give awards to state controlled hospitals administrators in recognition of their work in the public health sector. By Kudakwashe Pembere This comes at a time when he replaced hospital chief executive officers with new ones as well as boards. He said this at the handover of a refurbished male ward at Harare Central Hospital. “I am very happy with this progress. So I have decided that we will have an end of the year award for the…

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Alcohol Manufacturers Urged To Create Rehabilitation Centres

HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo has challenged alcohol manufacturing companies like African Distillers (AFDIS) to be at the fore of establishing rehabilitation centres for those that abuse and or misuse alcohol. By Kudakwashe Pembere Officiating the handover of a refurbished male medical ward at Harare Central Hospital on Friday, the Minister said it is the companies’ social responsibility to ensure those in need of rehabilitation can get it. “They have a social responsibility to look after those who abuse alcohol and drugs. So you heard them saying…

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