Zim’s Radiation Protection Authority Adopts New Guidelines For Drinking Water

IN  a move that is likely to boost the quality of drinking water in Zimbabwe’s urban settings as well as reduce the risk of radiation linked health complications, the Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe (RPAZ) has adopted the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on drinking water quality. By Michael Gwarisa According to studies, high doses of ionizing radiation in water has been linked to organ damage and blood diseases or neurologic disorders. In an interview with HealthTimes, the Authority’s Spokesperson, Chamunorwa Murava said they had adopted World Health Organisation (WHO)…

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Involve Civil Society In COVID-19 Vaccine Processes To Get Community Buy in Says CWGH

THE Community Working Group of Health (CWGH) Executive Director Mr Itai Rusika has called on the Zimbabwean government to engage Civil Society Organizations throughout the the vaccine rollout process since they already have structures and active involvement at grassroots level. By Michael Gwarisa His call also comes hot on the heels of an announcement by deputy minister of health and child care Dr John Mangwiro where he said the vaccine would be distributed immediately  after after arrival to all the country’s 10 provinces. This has however not gone down well…

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