Merck Foundation Trains 500 Specialist Health Workers In Africa

MERCK Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA says it is satisfied with doctors going back to work in their countries after being trained to specialize in different fields. By Winnie Agnes Botha-Merck Foundation The aim of Merck Foundation training program is to develop a strong platform of specialists in Oncology, Fertility and Diabetes. The specialized doctors are expected to support the public health system of their respective countries to improve access to equitable and quality healthcare. Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer-CEO- Dr. Rasha Kelej, who is also President of…

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#COVID-19: Top ED Advisor Wants Health Minister Fired

DEPUTY Chairman to Zimbabwe’s Presidential Advisory Council (PAC), Mr Trevor Ncube has called for health and Child care minister Dr Obadiah Moyo’s immediate resignation for exhibiting gross incopempetence in the face of a raging COVID-19 pandemic. By Michael Gwarisa The Covid-19 has already infected more than 1 million people globally and claimed close to 100 000 lives. In Zimbabwe, 13 confirmed cases have been recorded including three deaths. No complete recoveries have been reported as yet. Through his micro-blogging site, Mr Ncube said the health minister had failed the nation…

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