Zim to conduct Oral Health Survey in May

PREPARATIONS to conduct an Oral Health Survey to determine the current burden of oral health conditions in Zimbabwe are on ongoing, with the Health and Child Care Ministry expecting to conduct one in May this year. By Kudakwashe Pembere In an interview with HealthTimes, Oral Health Deputy Director in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Dr Hardwicke Matikiti said the last survey was conducted in 1995. For the record, the last national oral health survey was done in 1995. That was the second one after independence. At that time…

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Health Ministry’s Oral Health Director Dr Mandy Dlamini-Sibanda Dies

DR Mandy Dlamini-Sibanda has died. She was the Director of Oral Health Services at the Ministry of Health and Child Care. By Kudakwashe Pembere According to Zimbabwe Medical Association (ZiMA) she passed away on Saturday after a surgical complication. Keeping up on Faceboook, Twitter and even LinkedIn she described herself as a Trailblazing woman, Loves God, Wife, Mom, Public Health Practitioner, Dentist, and Mentor. She led the Oral Services Department from July 2017 till the time of her death. Mourners are gathered at 3 Bidford close, Greystone Park. Meanwhile, condolence…

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