Stop TB Zim Applauds New TB Drug Dispensation Plan During Lockdown

THE Stop TB Partnership Zimbabwe has commended government for coming up with a specialized drug dispension protocol which allows Tuberculois (TB) patients are given 1-2 months supply of drugs for intensive and continuation phase respectively. By Michael Gwarisa In a statement, Stop TB Partnership Zimbabwe said the lockdown which took effect on 30 March 2020 was a welcome development in the fight against of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are also thankful to the Ministry of Health and Child Care for developing new drug dispensing protocol for TB medicines to ensure…

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Private Sector Invited To Help End TB In Zimbabwe

THE Stop TB Partnership in Zimbabwe has called on private sector and corporate players to join hands with government and other partners in combating Tuberculosis (TB) as the country works towards eliminating the disease by 2035. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking at the Stop TB Partnership Breakfast meeting, Dr Joseph Mafurira from the department of AIDS and TB in the Ministry of health and child care said Zimbabwe’s goal of eliminating TB could only be achieved through collective effort from government and private sector. Our national TB control program vision is…

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Zim Launches Country Level Partnership To End TB

STOP TB partnership, an initiative meant to scale up Tuberculosis (TB) case finding and treatment in various communities which include high TB burden settings such as mining communities, closed communities amongst others has been launched in Zimbabwe. By Michael Gwarisa Officially launching the partnership this morning (24/11/19) on behalf of the First Lady Amai Auxilia Mnangagwa, Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said the Stop TB partnership had come at the right time for Zimbabwe as the country was already scaling TB identification and treatment in communities. Today…

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