#NEWSINBRIEF: Six Zim Truck Drivers Test Positive For COVID-19 Positive In Zambia

ZAMBIA’S Health Minister, Dr Chitalu Chilufya today announced 14 new cases of COVID-19 cases all from Lusaka Province out of 161 tests conducted. There were no tests from Nakonde. The new cases involve 10 truck drivers who entered through Chirundu border and these include 4 Zambians and 6 Zimbabwean nationals. Other cases involve 1 contact for a known positive case and 3 captured from routine screening. He said 28 patients have been discharged today among them 16 patients from Levy Mwanawasa covid 19 centre and 12 Ministry of health staff.…

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Medical Solutions Donates Face Shields To Harare and Bulawayo City Councils

RECENTLY Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ) certified medical equipment manufacturer, Medical Solutions Zimbabwe has donated a total of 200 face shields towards the Zimbabwe COVID-19 battle. By Michael Gwarisa In an interview with HealthTimes soon after the handover event, Medical Solutions Director, Shepard Chakanza said the 200 face shields would be distributed evenly between the Harare and Bulawayo City councils health departments to advance the fight against the raging COVID-19 pandemic. We went to Wilkins  after we were told by the City of Harare to go and make a donation…

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Zim Women Ready To Embrace Donor Breast Milk For Infant Feeding- Study

A new study conducted by a group of Zimbabwean nutritionists has gathered that Zimbabwean working class women would prefer substituting breast feeding with breast milk from donors as compared to formulas. By Michael Gwarisa The study  titled “Acceptability of donor breastmilk banking among health workers: a cross-sectional survey in Zimbabwean urban settings,” was conducted by a team of seven nutritionists namely Dexter Chagwena, Felistas Mugariri, Steady Mataga, Ruvimbo Danda, Tonderayi Matsungo and Charles Maponga. The concept of donor human milk banking was acceptable among health workers. One-third (31%) of the…

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