Maternal & Newborn Care In The time of COVID-19

MATERNAL health needs should be prioritized and safeguarded at all cost in the face of a pandemic, USAID maternal, newborn and child health program (MCHIP) Director, Dr Koki Agarwal has said. By Michael Gwarisa Dr Agarwal said despite the ongoing ravaging pandemic, maternal health needs have not gone away, instead they have increased. Now more than ever, the health needs of women must be safeguarded. In the three decades that I’ve worked to ensure high-quality, equitable health care for women and their children across the globe, this fact holds true: The…

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Protective Equipment For Village Health Workers

HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo says his ministry will be distributing personal protective equipment for village health workers for protection against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) when screening and or monitoring patients with malaria. By Kudakwashe Pembere He said this as Zimbabwe commemorates World Malaria Day themed ‘Zero Malaria Begins With Me’. Malaria has similar signs and symptoms as COVID-19 hence Dr Moyo said Government does not want to take chances by leaving these health workers’ in harms way. In the current situation where the country is also…

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