Sakunda Avails US$2.6 Mln Towards COVID-19 Fight… Opens Arundel Hospital To The Public Free Of Charge

SAKUNDA Holdings has donated its US$2.6 million equipment and the Arundel Hospital to Government for use in the fight against COVID-19. HealthTimes Correspondent This comes as the  number of people contracting the disease is increasing. Sakunda handed the donation to President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State House this Thursday in the presence of some members of the national COVID-19 taskforce. The company also revealed that it was going to pay the 55 medical personnel to man Arundel Hospital for the next six months. Sakunda recently spruced up the medical facility which…

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COVID-19 pandemic must not divert attention from Child TB

IF resources are diverted away from child and adolescent tuberculosis (TB) programmes in order to fight COVID-19, the consequences for the estimated 400,000 children and adolescents in the African region needing TB and multidrug-resistant TB care each year could be devastating, warned the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) today. As the coronavirus pandemic makes its way into the African continent, there are concerns about its potential impact on the large number of children and adolescents living with TB infection or disease across the region. TB is…

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TelOne/NetOne In Joint ZW$10 Million COVID-19 Support Facility

TELONE in collaboration with NetOne, have announced  a joint COVID-19 response support facility to the tune of ZW$10million which is set to benefit three public hospitals namely Sally Mugabe (formerly Harare Hospital), Beatrice Infectious Diseases and Mpilo Hospitals. By Michael Gwarisa In  a joint statement, TelOne Head of Corporate Communications Melody Harry and NetOne Public Relations Executive Elderette Shereni said the move was meant to strengthen existing public health institutions to deal with the COVID-19 as well as other epidemics post the COVID-19 phase. Specific areas being funded are both…

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