Operation Shoot To Kill Stray Dogs Looms In Harare

A Harare City official says killing stray dogs in the City is the best way to contain the growing burden of rabies. By Kudakwashe Pembere With 29 cases of dog bites in the third week of this year, Harare City head of epidemiology and disease control Dr Kudzai Masunda said Harare is now a rabies zone. Just as a highlight,  week 3 of 2020, Harare is not a Malaria Zone but we also do treat Malaria. Watery diarrhoea we had 282. So our average in most cases is about 230…

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Harare Women Delivering In Candlelight

WOMEN in most Harare City Polyclinics are delivering their new born babies with the aid of Candlelight owing to the prevailing power cuts which have crippled most health sector operations By Kudakwashe Pembere In an interview with HealthTimes, Harare City Health Director Dr Prosper Chonzi said they have been having challenges with the solar systems they use though they have since addressed the problems. That has been sorted I think. That has been rectified. There was a power problem recently. All our clinics have solar power as backups including the…

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Harare City Sets Aside ZW$3million For WASH

ABOUT ZW$3 million has been earmarked for water, sanitation and hygiene projects in cholera hotspots to be on guard against further outbreaks in this year’s forthcoming rainfall season, a Harare City official says. By Kudakwashe Pembere Harare Mayor Counsellor Herbert Gomba told HealthTimes that they have sourced bowsers to prepare the City. We have sourced bowsers and made money available to prepare our city for the upcoming rainfall season. “We have set aside $3 million Zimbabwean dollars as Council and seeking for more from donors,” he said. Reflecting on the…

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