Zimbabwe Observes Week Long Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Campaign

AMR

ZIMBABWE has joined the rest of the world in commemorating the World Antibiotic week which is meant to increase awareness and educate communities on the dangers associated with Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in a bid to influence behavior change and attitudes towards antibiotics use, consumption and disposal. By Michael Gwarisa The Antibiotic awareness week is running from 18 to 24 November, 2020 and as part of the awareness raising efforts, the country has also come up with a Jingle that will be played on various radio stations as well as poems…

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#VACANCYALERT!!! ZNFPC Is Hiring: Do You Have 5 ‘O’ Levels, A First Aid or Home Nursing Certificate?

5 ‘O’ Levels including English Language First Aid or Home Nursing Certificate At least one year experience in a similar position Applications including detailed CVs and certified copies of both academic and professional qualification certificates should be emailed to vacancies@znfpc.org.zw or hand delivered at Number 1 Swissway/ Highfield Road, Southerton Harare not later than 17 July 2020

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Ministry of Health Calls For September 2020 Nursing Applications

Ministry of Health Calls For September 2020 Nursing Applications National eRecruitment of Registered General Nurse Training September 2020 Intake Applications for the three year Diploma in Registered General Nurse Training to be conducted by the Ministry of Health and Child Health Care (MoHCC) are invited from suitably qualified holders of the following qualifications; A minimum of 5 “O” Level subjects with passes in English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject and two others (that exclude practical subjects such as Fashion and Fabrics, Metal Work, Graphic Art, Art and Woodwork) at…

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Govt Considers Banning Public Gatherings

DAILYNEWS:  Government is considering banning public gatherings until the world contains coronavirus, the Daily News can report. Although Zimbabwe is still to record any positive case of the deadly virus, authorities are not leaving anything to chance after the disease was confirmed in neighbouring South Africa where 13 people have been detected to have the killer disease so far. South Africa is Zimbabwe’s biggest trading partner. Health minister Dr  Obadiah Moyo told Senate on Tuesday that a meeting of Sadc ministers of Health held in Tanzania on Monday resolved that…

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Chinhoyi One Stop Centre For GBV Survivors Launched

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched the One Stop center for  survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Chinhoyi in an effort to improve access to services for survivors of Gender Based Violence By Michael Gwarisa The GBV One-stop centre is part of the Zero Tolerance for GBV 365 National programme and has been birthed from a partnership between the UNFPA, the governments of Britain, Ireland, Sweden and the European Unione (EU) through support from the ministry of Gender and Community development. Speaking at the launch, UNFPA country…

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Children Tariro: Building Economic Resilience For HIV Epidemic Control

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This adage as cliché and old as it may sound is relevant and key to developing strong systems for better epidemic control and management. By Michael Gwarisa In Manicaland Province Many a times, young people especially girls, fall prey to cunning and daring men who use gifts to lure them into having sexual intercourse as a result of poverty. Since most of these victims are below…

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#JOBALERT: Oxfam is Hiring

Consultancy to conduct the final evaluation of the WE-Care Work your Dreams Programme (INT5282)   Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. The Role Since 2013, Oxfam’s Women’s Economic Empowerment and Care (WE-Care) initiative has worked to produce new methodologies and context-specific evidence about care work to enable development actors to address heavy and unequal care work for women in development initiatives and policy proposals.The Work your Dreams programme is a three year partnership(started in October 2016)between Oxfam GB, Unilever, the laundry…

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Econet Tops Up US$60 million For Cholera Fight

ECONET Wireless’ social impact organization, Higher Life Foundation has availed another US$60 million towards the cholera response. By Kudakwashe Pembere This is supplementary to the US$10 million Econet Zimbabwe donated when the cholera outbreak broke out. The money will be used over the next five years. “The family foundation of Econet founders Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa is committing an additional US$60 million towards the cholera response in Zimbabwe. This comes on the back of an initial $10 million investment by Econet Zimbabwe at the onset of the cholera outbreak in…

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FREE NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING: ONGOING TILL JUNE 2018

Have you suffered a recent Stroke of head injury (Less than 4 Months?) If you have, we are inviting you for  NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL assessments. Please note, there is no financial cost to you, this is a part of a research by Debra Machando in partnership with the University of Cape Town. Ethics Clarence MRCZ/A/2050). WHAT IS NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL Testing These  are simple tests to  detect  damaged  and  spared brain functions e.g language, memory, action planning, and handling numbers after traumatic brain injury. How will the Neuropsychological tests benefit you Tests results will…

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Nestle Avails 63 Neonatal kits to Health Ministry

Government on Wednesday received 63 neonatal resuscitation kits from Nestle Nutrition Institution Africa which will help reduce neonatal mortality rate. By Kudakwashe Pembere In a speech read on his behalf by Principal Director Preventive Services Dr Gibson Mhlanga Health and Childcare minister David Parirenyatwa said the kits will help tackle neo-natal mortality. “It is my pleasure and singular honor to be officiating at this important event where we are here to witness the handover of 63 neonatal resuscitation kits from Nestlé Nutrition Institute Africa. This signifies great private sector support…

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