Harare Shuts Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant

Harare City on Monday its Morton Jeffery water treatment plant on the back of chemical shortages. This comes barely a week after the Finance Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube availed about $3, 1 million USD to the City to help it improve service delivery. But Acting Mayor Cllr Enock Mupamawonde urged Government to declare the water crisis an emergency. Cllr Mupamwonde was speaking at a Policy Dialogue Forum organised by the Community Water Alliance. “We have called on government to declare the water situation in the city an emergency because the…

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NatPharm Roasted Over ART Shortages

PARLIAMENTARIANS and Global Fund’s Zimbabwe Country Coordinating Committee(CCM) took turns on Monday to grill the National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm) for misleading government claiming the country had sufficient stocks of antiretroviral treatment (ART)drugs. By Kudakwashe Pembere Giving oral evidence to the joint committees on Health and  HIV, NatPharm Operations Manager, Mr Charles Mwaramba said the drugs warehouse had close to 100 percent stocks of 12 selected ART drugs. This however, did not go down well with Parliamentarians who blamed the organization for politicking at the expense of human lives. Midlands Senator…

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Children Tariro: Building Economic Resilience For HIV Epidemic Control

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This adage as cliché and old as it may sound is relevant and key to developing strong systems for better epidemic control and management. By Michael Gwarisa In Manicaland Province Many a times, young people especially girls, fall prey to cunning and daring men who use gifts to lure them into having sexual intercourse as a result of poverty. Since most of these victims are below…

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Shot In The Arm For Rujeko Clinic

THE Avenues Clinic has handed over an assortment of hospital equipment and maternal health consumables at Rujeko Polyclinic in Dzivarasekwa a move which is set to boost maternal health management at the institution. By Michael Gwarisa The hospital handed over the equipment at an event held at Rujeko Polyclinic in Dzivarasekwa. Speaking at the hand over event, Avenues Clinic Avenues Clinic Chief Executive Officer, Mr Searchmore Chaparadza said the move was in line with the Avenues Clinic’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) drive to improve maternal health service delivery in the…

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