#BREAKING: Vice President Chiwenga Appointed Minister of Health

VICE President Constantino Chiwenga has been appointed the minister of health and Child Care with immediate effect. By Michael Gwarisa This was confirmed by Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda this afternoon. “In terms of Section 99 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act 2013, His Excellency the President Cde Emerson Mnanaggwa has appointed Hon Vice Presindet Dr C D Chiwenga as Minitser of Health,” said Dr Sibanda. He added that the decision was arrived after after noting the urgent need to stabilise, restructure…

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‘No Amount Of Intimidation or Begging Will Force Us To End Strike’- Zim Nurses

THE Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA), has indicated that the nurses’ strike would continue until their demands are met despite continued threats and begging theatrics from political players. By Michael Gwarisa President Emerson Mnangawa recently pleaded with health workers to reconsider their actions and prioritise saving lives. However, the nurses have maintained that such a move would not work and they will never compromise. In a statement, the ZINA said their fight was labour motivated and no amount of political intimation would sway them. Today marks 46 days wince we withdrew…

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MP Mnangagwa Goes Public About COVID-19 Status To Break Stigma

HARARE South Member of Parliament (MP), Honorable Tongai Mafidi Mnangagwa has tested positive for COVID-19 and he wants the world to know. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking to HealthTimes in  a brief conversation, Hon Mnangagwa said he wanted to raise awareness on the disease and break the stigma and discrimination around it. “Let’s remove the stigma around it and show people you can make it, Let’s demystify the disease,” said Hon Mnangagwa. “I have tested positive for coronavirus disease Co-vid 19 and I am appealing to everyone who has been in…

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Don’t Self Medicate Against COVID-19- Zim Pharmacists Warn

PATIENTS managing COVID-19 from home should stay in contact with medical practitioners and health workers regarding treatment options to avoid drug overdose or poisoning from excessive intake of medicines and concoctions, the Retail Pharmacists Association (RPA) has warned. By Michael Gwarisa According to the organization, people must not self-medicate at home without getting medical advice from a doctor when feeling unwell as this would result in complicated health conditions. As your pharmacists, we are highly advising that people should not take these prescription medicines without a valid prescription from the…

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