Pharmacists Welcome New Health Professions Act Amendment

ZIMBABWE’S Pharmaceutical industry says the new amendments to the Health Professions Act will set the tone for both local and foreign direct investment into the local pharmaceutical industry. By Michael Gwarisa Cabinet recently announced that they had considered and approved the Principles for the Amendment of 124 of the Health Professions Act [Chapter 27:19], which were presented by the Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Honourable Constantino Chiwenga. The amendment will repeal the entire section 124 (2) (a) of the Health Professions Act with a view to…

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Zim Pharmacists Warn Gvt Against Using Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine For COVID-19 Treatment

THE Pharmaceutical Society Of Zimbabwe (PSZ) has warned the ministry of health child care against distributing Chloroquine  (CQ) & Hydroxychloroquine  (HCQ) in health institutions for the purposes of COVID-19 Treatment and prevention since the products are still at clinical trial  stage and haven’t been approved for use. By Michael Gwarisa Early this week, Information minister, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa said even though there has  not been any need for medications and drugs used to treat COVID19 patients in the country to date, in the past week, drugs that were identified in…

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