Health Minister Engages Municipal Clinics

HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo says they have engaged the services of Harare and Bulawayo local authority health facilities to offer health services while waiting for the doctors who withdrew their labour to return. Dr Moyo said he spoke with Harare City Health Services Dr Prosper Chonzi on this issue. He said they sent medicines to the clinics as a way of capacitating them. The Health Minister said for emergency services they are relying on the senior doctors who did not withdraw their services as consultants in…

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Lower New TB Drug Price Further- MSF

DOCTORS Without Borders (MSF) says they acknowledge the lower price offered to the government of South Africa for newer anti tuberculosis (TB) drug, delamanid, but have called for it to be significantly lower and expanded to all countries in need. By Michael Gwarisa Mylan, which licenses the drug from the patent-holder Otsuka, will charge about US$940 for a six-month treatment course about $157 per month as of 1 June 2020 in South Africa. Delamanid is used in combination with other drugs to treat people with drug-resistant TB (DR-TB), including the…

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Five Time Suicide Survivor Speaks Out

DEPRESSION knows no boundary. Neither does it respect religion, social status, race, color, or even looks. By Kudakwashe Pembere It is no secret that  Mrs Ellen Maponga (35) a Zimbabwean woman based in South Africa is a dazzling beauty. Her sparkling glassy grey eyes and slim figure could easily deceive one into thinking that the World Mental Health Day commemorations which she was also a part of in Harare was a beauty pageant. Besides just being a beauty, Ellen stands out as one of the few individuals who have successfully …

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