Malaria Kills 131 In Zimbabwe

THE Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has aised concern over the upsurge in Malaria deaths around the country. HealthTimes Reporter According to the ministry of health, the cumulative figures for malaria stand at 135 585 and 131 deaths. A total 201 malaria outbreaks have been reported throughout the country mostly from malarious provinces such as Manicaland, Masvingo and Mash East.  “90 outbreaks have been controlled. 18 690 malaria cases and 17 deaths were reported this week.” Of the reported cases, 1 935 (10.4) were from the under five…

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Stop TB Zim Applauds New TB Drug Dispensation Plan During Lockdown

THE Stop TB Partnership Zimbabwe has commended government for coming up with a specialized drug dispension protocol which allows Tuberculois (TB) patients are given 1-2 months supply of drugs for intensive and continuation phase respectively. By Michael Gwarisa In a statement, Stop TB Partnership Zimbabwe said the lockdown which took effect on 30 March 2020 was a welcome development in the fight against of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are also thankful to the Ministry of Health and Child Care for developing new drug dispensing protocol for TB medicines to ensure…

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