LafargeHolcim Signs Landmark Pledge To Reduce Global Carbon Footprint

LafargeHolcim, the holding company for local cement manufacturer Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe, joins the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) “Business Ambition for 1.5°C,” becoming the first global building materials company to sign the pledge with intermediate targets for 2030, validated by SBTi[1]. This commitment builds on LafargeHolcim’s leadership in green construction with cutting-edge solutions such as ECOPact, its green concrete, and Susteno, its leading circular cement. As a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim, Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe fully subscribes to this commitment. HealthTimes Reporter In its 2030 goals, LafargeHolcim is further lowering its target…

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Faith and Community Initiative Launched To Accelerate Attainment Of HIV Epidemic Control In Zimbabwe

THE Faith and Community Initiative (FCI) project, a programme which is aimed at scaling-up community and faith responses, which are central to achieving the 95–95–95 global treatment target and the PEPFAR goals focusing on impact, efficiency, sustainability, partnership, and human rights. By Michael Gwarisa The initiative is being supported by PEPFAR and USAID and the Organization for Public Health Interventions and Development (OPHID) and implementing partners, Zimbabwe Association of Church Related Hospitals (ZACH), Family Aids Caring Trust – FACT Zimbabwe and AFRICAID are launching the Faith and Community Initiative FCI)…

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Health Ministry Orders UZ To Suspend Specialist Training For Doctors

THE Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has directed the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) to suspend the Masters of Medicine and Masters of Obstetrics and Gynecology programmes with immediate effect. HealthTimes Reporter In a letter written to the Dean, Faculty of Medecine and Health Science by the University of Zimbabwe’s Registrar, Dr Noah Mutongoreni, he said the new development was a followup to the communication from the MoHCC. “Following communication from the MoHCC to the effect that Registrar’s enrolled for the UZ’s Masters of Medicine and Masters of Obstetrics…

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