52 UZ Medical Students Told To Abandon Degree And Pursue Other Programs

CLOSE to 52 second year medical students from the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences feel unfairly treated for being told to discontinue their program after their request to rewrite a course was disapproved. By Kudakwashe Pembere A letter in possession of HealthTimes written to the students advised them to join a different program. I regret to advise you that you have not been granted approval to repeat AT2M/AT2DM. you are therefore advised to discontinue and apply to join a different program,” said the institution’s deputy registrar Dr Blessing…

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Harare Hospital Mulls Simulation-Based Medical Education

HARARE Central Hospital (HCH) is planning to establish an innovation and simulation hub to equip nursing students and staff in latest medical learning trends. By Kudakwashe Pembere In an interview with HealthTimes, HCH Clinical Director Dr Christopher Pasi said the simulation-based medical education (SBME) will help students and staff a great deal in reducing medical errors. The innovation and simulation hub will help students and staff by having a virtual learning system where resources will be available online. They will be helped in things like setting up of equipment. This…

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Early Child Marriages Expose Marange Adolescent Girls To HIV Infection- FACT

FAMILY Aids Caring Trust  (FACT) Community Health Officer, Ms Mirriam Muchadzingwa says there is need to scale up efforts to curb early child marriages in Marange District in order to address the growing HIV burden in young girls. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking to HealthTimes during a Media Tour in Marange recently, Mrs Muchadzingwa said even though the rate of new infections in young girls was still low in the district, cases were being recorded and early child marriages could be the biggest source of the infections. This place is not…

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