#BREAKING: Zimbabwe Records Rural Transmissions Of Covid-19

THE Coronavirus (COVID-19) seem not to be respecter of boundaries or Geography. Zimbabwe has recorded two new cases of rural community transmission of COVID-19, both contacts to the late 82-year-old Gogo Nguni who died at a private health facility in Harare last week. By Michael Gwarisa The two new cases number 29 and 30 which were reported on Saturday, April 25 2020 were amongst the 65 samples that were collected from contacts to the late case number 27 (Gogo Nguni). According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC),…

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#JUSTIN: Zimbabwe Covid-19 Cases Rise To 5

ZIMBABWE’S Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has announced that confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have  risen to five. By Michael Gwarisa Health Permanent Secretary, Dr Agenes Mahomva said the National Microbiology Reference  Laboratory Center today tested 65 samples and two of these samples tested positive for the Covid-19. Among the 65 samples tested today, was the repeat test for the sample from the individual whom we reported previously as an inconclusive result. Today, he tested negative for COVID-19. “Therefore to date, Zimbabwe has five confirmed cases of COVID-19, including…

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#Breaking: Zim Health Ministry IT Technicians Estonia Bound

THE Estonian Government is drafting invitations which will see Information Technology technicians from the Health and Child Care Ministry travel to Estonia on a date to be announced, HealthTimes has learnt. This visit to the European country is for Zimbabwe to learn about the country’s robust e-Health system By Kudakwashe Pembere Speaking to this publication from Estonia on Wednesday (today), the country’s foreign ministry’s director of Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid Mrs Kadi Metsandi said plans are underway to invite the technical team from Zimbabwe to their country. “Good morning,…

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Zim’s New Cancer Treatment Guidelines To Be Published This Year

ZIMBABWE’S Health and Child Care Ministry is closeto completing latest national cancer treatment (oncology) guidelines at primary care levels with publishing expected this year. By Kudakwashe Pembere In an interview with University of Zimbabwe head of radiotherapy and oncology Dr Ntokozo Ndlovu involved in the review of the guidelines last done in 1992, she said work started and is expected to be completed this year. In terms of where we are in the stage of development in this stage of guidelines, we are almost there. Most of the chapters have…

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