Belvedere Medical Center Launches Corporate Vaccination Program

BELVEDERE Medical Center (BMC) has introduced a corporate Vaccination Program in a bid to ease pressure on public and council vaccination facilities. Those willing to get their employees vaccinated can Contact BMC and they will come to organisation’s site and vaccinate staff at a minimal administration fee! Call thme on toll free 08080525 or 08677186799 or WhatsApp 0736135617 or email info@bmc.co.zw and make your booking.

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Government reviews lockdown

PRESIDENT  Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended the level 4 National Lockdown by another two weeks as to accelerate the national vaccination program. The plan to maintain the current level 4 lockdown will make it possible for the immediate acceleration of the vaccination program throughout the country,” President Mnangagwa said. Zimbabwe is planning to vaccine 10 million people by year end and less than a million people have been vaccinated so far. The cumulative number of the vaccinated people with first dose stands at 955 656 and 619 883 have received their…

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Zimbabwe Receives 2 Million More Vaccine Dosses From China

A total  2 million more doses of the Sinovac vaccine have arrived from China. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking soon after arrival of vaccines, Finance and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube said over 4 Million doses of vaccines have been received in the country every since the Vaccination program commenced in February this year.  The latest batch signifies our commitment to order more vaccines for the benefit of the nation,” said Minister Ncube. The Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care Dr John Mangwiro said, ” We are aware about…

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#JUSTIN: COVID-19 Hits MSU Zvishavane Campus

MORE than 20 Media, Communication, Film And Theatre Arts students at the Midlands Sate University have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the institution’s authorities to move some the students to the Gweru main campus for quarantine. By Patricia Mashiri Students who spoke to the HealthTimes on grounds of anonymity said they were traumatized to attend classes even though authorities were pushing for resumption of classes. Some of the students who tested positive are are being moved to Gweru, some moved yesterday for quarantine. These are Media and Society Studies…

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Zimbabwe COVID-19 Situation About To Get Out Of Hand- Expert

LOCAL epidemiologist and public health expert, Dr Grant Murewanhema has warned that Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 situation could blow out of proportion in the coming days and urged citizens to religiously adhere to World Health Organization (WHO) set COVID-19 prevention measures. Staff Reporter His warning comes at the back of an increasing daily infection rate as well as fatality rate which has tripled over the past few days. We are going to a place where we don’t want to be but where I have been warning that we might end up going.…

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Fire Guts Down Mpilo Hospital Hostels

MPILO Central Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Professor Solwayo Ngwenya has announced that the health institution’s doctors hostels was last night gutted by fire. HealthTimes Through his Twitter Account, Professor Ngwenya said, “Terrible things at our hospital, Thixo! Why us, Why? Mpilo Central Hospital, Our Only Pride!!” This is the second time within a space of three years that the hospital’s hostel have caught fire and burning thousands of dollars worth of properties.  

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#NewsInBrief: Court Releases Dr Manangazira’s Passport

MINISTRY of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) Director Epidemiology Services, Dr Portia Manangazira who is facing nepotism  and abuse of office charges after employing 27 relatives including her father late last year, has successfully applied for the release of  her passport. NewsRoom Dr Manangazira appeared before magistrate Stamford Mambanje who released her passport to allow her to travel to Zambia on a business trip.  

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Sally Mugabe Hospital Safely Delivers 3000 Babies In 2021 First Quarter

SALLY Mugabe Central Hospital (Harare Hospital) has since beginning of the year 2021 to date delivered a total 3000 babies. HealthTimes Reporter In a brief interview, Harare Hospital Chief Executive, Dr Christopher Pasi said the Hospital’s quality of service had greatly improved. I am happy to say that since that February up to now, in terms of clinical care that we are giving to people, its juts going up in leaps and bounds. We are helping people; we have delivered almost 3000 babies in the first quarter of this year.…

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Parirenyatwa, Higherlife Partner To Offer FREE COVID-19 Testing To School Children As Schools Reopen

PARIRENYATWA Group of Hospitals in partnership with Higherlife Foundation is offering free of charge COVID PCR testing and certification for students in Secondary Schools and Tertiary institutions. In a statement, Parirenyatwa Hospital said “The voluntary free of charge testing will take place between 15 and 22 March 2021 at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals casualty car park. 150 students are targetted per day on a first come first serve basis. The testing will be done between 8am and 3.30 pm everyday. Students coming for testing should bring their institution identity card…

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#NEWSINBRIEF: Health Ministry Official Hired Her Father & 27 Other Relatives During COVID-19

MINISTRY of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) Director epidemiology, Dr Portia Manangazira who is facing charges of fraud and abuse of office is believed to have hired 28 relatives including her father to conduct COVID-19 awareness campaigns. Her relatives would benefit from US$796,675.00 and fuel that she is accused of misappropriating.  Dr Mangazira who was appearing in court today has also been denied bail. SOURCE: ZimLive  

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