Harare Central Hospital To Pilot UAE, Estonia e-Health Project

THE United Arab Emirates Government has brought in Estonian e-Health experts to Zimbabwe as part of its commitment to improve the country’s health delivery system. By Kudakwashe Pembere This is the third time the UAE visited has visited Zimbabwe on health related matters with this time, the nation expected to benefit from the strong expertise of Estonia on e-health issues. Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said the Estonian experts will compliment the projects done in Mashonaland East province which seek to digitalise health records in hospitals. He…

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ZAN Spells Out Community Centered Vision For 2020

THE country has made significant strides in its HIV/AIDS response with government working hand in glove with civil society organisations working within and with communities. The tagline for the 2020 HIV response worldwide is ‘Communities Make The Difference’ as nations aim to reach the 90-90-90 targets of having 90 percent tested, 90 percent of those tested getting on treatment and the 90 percent on treatment having a suppressed viral load. Derailing efforts made in reducing the HIV/AIDS burden in Zimbabwe are psychological issues such as stigma, denial and defaulting as…

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Here Is Why Zimbabwe Should Be On High Alert For CoronaVirus

IN December 2019, an outbreak of a rare flue like virus  was reported in China and has since infected hundreds since it was diagnosed in Wuhan, China. By Michael Gwarisa Chinese health expert and scientist  who first decoded the virus  believes the virus which could be a cousin to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus which killed hundreds of people a few year back could have started in animals and spread to humans. On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) was informed of a cluster of cases…

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