NatPharm Warehouse complete

THE new National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm)’s warehouse is now complete with the company sating it is ready for occupation. The warehouse construction began in 2018. It was built with support from China Aid. “NatPharm warehouse complete ready for occupation. Accelerating Attainment of Vision 2030 through Increasing Access to Quality Affordable Medicines. We deliver medicine to the last mile leaving no place no one behind,” tweeted NatPharm.

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Zim Inks US$6.6 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment Grant

ZIMBABWE’S finance ministry, the World Bank Group, as the Fund Administrator of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program and the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Trust Fund have singed a US$6.6 Million COVID-19 response grant with the aim of supporting the deployment and management of COVID-19 vaccines. By Staff Reporter According to the World Bank, financing for the project, which comes in the form of a grant, aims to support the deployment and management of COVID-19 vaccines and strengthen related health system capacity in Zimbabwe. the grant will ensure adequate…

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Nurses Verification Bribe: Health Ministry Director, Dr Mudyiradima Arrested

HEALTH and Child Care Ministry (MoHCC) Chief Director Policy, Planning and Statistics, Dr Robert Mudyiradima was recently arrested in connection with a US$1000.00 bribe he allegedly took to facilitate the processing of a Nursing Verification Certificate for a nurse who wanted to leave for greener pastures. New Zimbabwe.com Dr Mudyiradima appeared at the Harare Magistrate Court Friday, 18 February 2022.  It is alleged that Dr Mudyiradima committed the crime during the period when he was acting permanent secretary for the ministry of health. He was arrested on February 1 after…

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Mabvuku Polyclinic Starts Offering Cesarean Services

Mabvuku Polyclinic has started offering cesarean services in line with the City Health department’s vision of expanding comprehensive healthcare services at community level. Staff Reporter A team of doctors and nurses who will be working in the Mabvuku Poly Clinic have already been deployed as Council intends to roll out the service to three more centres.  …Detailed article to follow

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#JUSTIN: Zimbabwe And 10 Other African Countries Removed From UK Red List

The United Kingdon government has said that all 11 countries will be removed from the UK’s travel red list from 4am on Wednesday. Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe are on the list. The red list was reintroduced in late November as a precaution after the emergence of the Omicron variant. But Health Secretary Sajid Javid said it had spread so widely the rules no longer had much purpose. “Now that there is community transmission of Omicron in the UK and Omicron has…

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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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