Govt Promises Free Accommodation For Health Workers Next Year

GOVERNMENT has promised to have free accommodation for doctors and other health workers by March and June next year. By Kudakwashe Pembere This emerged at a joint Ministry of Health and Child Care and Ministry of Housing and Social Amenities press briefing at Parirenyatwa  Group of Hospital. Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said the Ministry Of National Housing in the accommodation arrangement will start the construction of flats for doctors and nursing staff and other healthcare workers. “It has to be a fully composite situation where our…

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Dr Moyo Appeals For Foreign Currency Allocation To Procure ARVs

HEALTH and Child Care minister, Dr Obhadia Moyo has made a call to treasury to at least grant the National Aids Council (NAC) a preferential interbank rate which allows them to access foreign currency in bulk in order to facilitate procurement of life saving Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) drugs. By Michael Gwarisa recently in Masvingo Dr Moyo made the plea at the 2019 World Aids Day (WAD) commemorations at Mucheke stadium in Masvingo. Officiating at the event, Dr Moyo bemoaned the absence of adequate foreign currency to purchase drugs from foreign…

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US Government Injects US$163 Mln To Fight HIV In Zimbabwe

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THE United States Government (USG) through the Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in 2019 contributed an amount to the tune of US$163 million to scale up HIV interventions in Zimbabwe’s communities. By Michael Gwarisa recently in Masvingo Speaking at the 2019 World Aids Day (WAD) commemorations in Masvingo, the US Deputy Chief of Mission in Zimbabwe, Mr Thomas Hastings said communities needed to be capacitated to fight the HIV scourge at grassroots level. We have come a long as a partnership between the people of Zimbabwe and the…

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