60 Patients Removed Eye Cataracts At Harare Hospital

ABOUT 60 free cataract extractions have been done at the Harare Central Hospital since Wednesday by Korean and Zimbabwean Doctors. By Kudakwashe Pembere Speaking on the sidelines of an eye camp set up  by  United States based Koreans Vision Care -founder and president Dr Dong-Hae Kim said they were targeting a 100 patients. “The program here is Vision Eye Camp. Our group or organisation is Vision Care. Our slogan is restore sight and share vision because there are so many patients to treat. Globally,  About 70 to 80 percent of…

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Winnie Byanyima Appointed New UNAIDS Executive Director

UNAIDS has appointed  Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director. Ms Byanyima has more than 30 years of experience in political leadership, diplomacy and humanitarian engagement. Speaking on her appointment, Ms Byanyima said, “I am honoured to be joining UNAIDS as the Executive Director at such a critical time in the response to HIV,” said Ms Byanyima. The end of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 is a goal that is within the world’s reach, but I do not underestimate the scale of the challenge ahead. Working with…

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