MCAZ Defends ART Shelf Life Extension

THE Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe sticks to its guns on why they extended the shelf life of Antiretroviral drugs namely Tenofovir and Lamivudine. BY Kudakwashe Pembere Giving oral evidence before a joint Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care and the Thematic Committee on HIV and Aids over extension of antiretroviral drugs on Monday, MCAZ spokesperson Mr Richard Rukwata first explained the statutes permitting shelf life extension. He said there was a serious misconception on expiry dates and shelf life extension. According to the Medicines And Allied Substances…

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Zim Commemorates International Week Of The Deaf

ZIMBABWE on Wednesday commemorated the international Week Of The Deaf, an event aimed to celebrate the deaf community, their successes as well as raise awareness on the importance of sign language. By Kudakwashe Pembere In an interview on the sidelines of the event held in Harare, Deaf Zimbabwe Trust Programs Manager Ms Paidamoyo Chimhini said the event was themed Sign Language Rights For All. This event is to commemorate the International Week for the deaf. This event is done annually where we celebrate sign language, deaf culture and deafness the…

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Ex US Officials Push For First Lady Harvard Award Nullification

A team of former US diplomats and academia want one  of its leading educational institutions Harvard University to revoke the honorary ambassadorial role it gave Zimbabwe’s first Lady Dr Auxillia Mnangagwa. This follows her appointment as Harvard Ambassador three days ago. The petitioners include Ambassador (ret) Harry Thomas United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe (2015-2018), Ambassador (ret) Bruce Wharton United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe (2012-2015), Ambassador (ret) Charles Ray United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe (2009-2012), Ambassador (ret) Christopher Dell United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe (2004-2007), Ambassador (ret) Michelle Gavin United States…

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