Zim Radiotherapist Vents Over Broken Down Cancer Management and Treatment Equipment In Zim Public Hospitals

Below is an extraction from a social media post by one of Zimbabwe’s leading Radiotherapist, Adriana Rutendo Mafukidze Zanga. I can’t sleep. 2.41 a.m. I need help. I keep seeing those angry faces when I close my eyes. ANGRY CANCER PATIENTS They literally would have beaten us up again yesterday as we dismissed them again this week without getting their radiation treatment. The machine has been going down every afternoon due to heating issues among other issues. Well they have every right to be angry. Some of them by 4a.m…

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Actions must speak louder than words: Five asks to achieve equity in vaccine delivery

Ahead of the G20 Rome summit, 30-31 October, the UN and International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, have come together to reinforce a joint call for global vaccine equity. Fifteen months since the organizations first called for a “people’s vaccine” to protect everyone, everywhere, this goal is far from being reached. As the pandemic requires the international community to take extraordinary measures, today they reconvene to remind leaders that equitable vaccine distribution is a political, moral, and economic priority. In June 2020, a few months into the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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Dreading To Go Home: The Plight Of Transgender People In Zimbabwe

IN a few weeks’ time, the festive season will be upon us and for many families, it’s a time to meet and catch up on almost everything that would have happened throughout the course of the year. For some college and university students, holidays such as the festive season brings some sort of relief and therapy away from the hectic academic schedule. By Michael Gwarisa However, the same cannot be said for the Transgender and Intersex community in Zimbabwe who in most cases have to think twice and deeply before…

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