Diagnostics Critical For Better Health Outcomes, Says Health Minister

AT a time when the country’s public health system is shrouded in diagnostic equipment crisis, this gap should be bridged for Zimbabwe to have better health outcomes, Health Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo has said. By Kudakwashe Pembere Researches have been done on the challenges faced by the HIV community in accessing viral load test results. Viral load testing is done through diagnostic equipment from Samba Diagnostics, Abbott Diagnostics to mention but these few. Hospitals are said to have dumped obsolete and broken equipment due to ignorance. Dr Moyo noted diagnostics…

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Health Minister Sets Technical Committee For Public Hospital Equipment

HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo has set up a technical committee for the coordination of hospital equipment procurement processes which is end user driven and under NatPharm. By Kudakwashe Pembere This development comes at a time when medical professionals decry obsolete equipment and user-unfriendly machines and instruments. Dr Moyo in an interview revealed his plan to replenish the public health sector with adequate, accurate and trending equipment and sundries. On Thursday, the committee was set up with Dr Harunavamwe Chifamba appointed by the Minister to chair it,…

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