PCD Diagnostics Gives Zim Hospitals Jaundice Management Machines

THREE Zimbabwean hospitals have received phototherapy equipment used for jaundice management from Pharmaceutical and Chemical Distributors (PCD) Diagnostics representing Drager with Harare Central Hospital getting two. By Kudakwashe Pembere Drager is a German company that specializes mostly in thermoregulations and jaundice management, anesthesia workstations, medical gas management systems, ventilation and respiratory monitoring as well as medical lights and video systems. Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals, Mpilo Hospital and Chinhoyi Provincial Hospitals will be given the remainder. Health Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo officiating the handover ceremony of the equipment and medicines from…

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Create Cancer Levy Now- Gvt Told

THERE is need to create a Cancer Levy to fund for treatment of cancer patients in the country, medical doctors have said.   By Kudakwashe Pembere Modelled like the AIDS levy, the fund will help cancer patients access affordable treatment.This came out during a Parliamentary Portfolio Committee On Gender Cancer Assessment tour around Harare’s hospitals. Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals Consultant Oncologist Dr Anna Mary Nyakabau told parliamentarians that patients were bearing the burden of expensive cancer treatment on their own. “Most of the patients we treat for cancer use money…

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