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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Zimbabwe Hosts Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Training For Health Workers

THE Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) through technical support from the World Health Oraganisation (WHO) have held a virtual training workshop to equip health workers with technical skills and information to implement the forthcoming vaccination rollout country wide. By Staff Reporter The training also comes hot on heels of the arrival of 200 000 doses of the Sinopharm Vaccine from China whose rollout of the to commence anytime this week. Speaking during the virtual meeting, Ministry of Health and Child Care Director of Epidemiology & Disease Control, Dr…

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First Batch Of Chinese Vaccine Now Airborne, Arriving In Zimbabwe At 3:00 AM

THE first batch of Covid-19 200 000 Sinopharm  COVID-19 vaccine is already on its way to Zimbabwe and will be arriving at the Robert Mugabe International Airport at 03:00 in the morning on February 15, 2021. The consignment of 200 000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donated to Zimbabwe by the People’s Republic of China will be received by the Vice President and Health and Child Care Minister, Dr. Constantino G. D. N. Chiwenga.

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#JUSTIN: President To Announce Lockdown Way Forward Next Week

PRESIDENT Emerson Mnangagwa says  he will announce next week as to how the nation will proceed as the country continues with the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the country is currently on level four National lockdown. He said this while addressing the first POLAD meeting for 2021 being held virtually at State house this morning. SOURCE: ZBC

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Dark Week for Zimbabwe, As COVID-19 Claims 88 Lives, infects 4,395 in Seven Days

ZIMBABWE recorded a total 4,395 new COVID-19 infections and 88 deaths, the highest weekly death rate reported since the pandemic was first reported in the country in March 2020. HealthTimes Reporter This is according to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) daily sitreps tally over a five-days period from Monday, January 4 to Friday, January 8, 2021. The country’s COVID-19 cumulative cases stand at 19,660 while total deaths add to 468. As of Monday, January 4, a total 564 new cases were recorded together with four deaths. All…

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