Intensify COVID-19 Prevention and Vaccination of Teachers and Pupils Health Experts Warn

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) Zimbabwe representative, Dr Alex Gasasira says there is need to support schools in ensuring they adhere to set COVID-19 prevention guidelines to avoid a spike in COVID-19 cases. By Patricia Mashiri The call comes hot on the heels of  the recent reopening of schools in the midst of concerns being raised by public health experts that the country could be headed for a catastrophic third wave in the midst of new COVID-19 strains. In an interview with HealthTimes, Dr  Gasasira, said schools should be supported…

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Roll Out Targeted COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign, ZADHR Advises Gvt

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has called for a coordinated and organised roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine campaign with an initial focus on high risk and vulnerable groups. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking through its 19th COVID-19 Monitoring and Advocacy Report, ZADHR said roll out of the vaccine should nit be rushed and the safety of citizens should be prioritized above all. The ZADHR proposes that government rolls out a targeted vaccination campaign which initially prioritizes high risk groups and the vulnerable. Furthermore, a new policy…

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ZADHR Donates To Masvingo City Council COVID-19 Fight

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human rights (ZADHR) has this morning September 11, 2020 made a donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) to Masvingo City Council towards the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. ZADHR also donated Covid-19 test kits, drugs and medicines as well as medical sundries.

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ZADHR Donates PPE To United Bulawayo Hospital

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human rights (ZADHR) has this morning September 04, 2020 made a donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) to United Bulawayo Hospitals COVID-19 Centre towards the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. ZADHR also donated Covid-19 test kits, drugs and medicines as well as medical sundries.

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#COVID-19: Zimbabwe Blindly Dealing With COVID-19- ZADHR Report

ZIMBABWE’S COVID-19 management competencies fall far below the expected World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, a report by the Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has gathered. HealthTimes Reporter According to the ZADHR “4th COVID-19 Monitoring and Advocacy Report: 20 May 2020,” Zimbabwe was not following proper consultation procedures in dealing with the pandemic. ZADHR notes with concern the lack of evidence-based decision making in informing the extension of the national lockdown in Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwean government has shown a lethargic approach towards conducting widespread PCR diagnostic tests for…

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Mystery Shrouds Zim’s Second COVID-19 Death…Doctors Want Urgent Probe Into Matter

CIRCUMSTANCES leading to the demise of Zimbabwe’s 11th COVID-19 case has opened a can of worms, further exposing  the fissures and  the country’s lack of preparedness in dealing with the raging pandemic which has infected  more than a million people globally and claimed 70 000 lives. By Michael Gwarisa Zimbabwe yesterday recorded its 11th case of COVID-19 which also turned out to be the country’s latest fatality from the virus, this time a 79 year old Bulawayo man who succumbed to symptoms of the virus over the weekend. The latest…

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ZADHR Elects New Board Of Directors

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has announced the election of new seven member board of directors which is set to provide oversight of the organization’s operations for the next three years. By Michael Gwarisa In a statement, ZADHR Executive Director  Dr Calvin Fambirai said the appointment was in line with the organization’s mandate and observation of  good corporate governance. “Following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on the 21st of December 2019 at ZiMA House, and a subsequent inception board meeting held on the 11th of…

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Gvt’s Response To Doctors Strike Ruthless and Illegal- ZADHR

GOVERNMENT  and medical practitioners should speedily negotiate and return the health sector to normalcy  so as to to end the unnecessary loss of lives, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR)  has warned. HealthTimes Reporter The call comes hot on the heels of an abrupt suspension of more than 500 junior doctors who commenced a strike which today marks its 27th day citing poor living and working conditions which have been exacerbated by poor remuneration and lack of medicines and hospital equipment. In a statement, ZADHR said it…

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#BREAKING: Gvt Given 72 Hour Ultimatum To Resolve Drug Crisis

THE Zimbabwean government risks being dragged to court should it fail the address the prevailing drug and essential drugs crisis which has seen most pharmacies and pharmaceutical retailers closing shops, putting millions of lives at risk.   By Michael Gwarisa Through a statement, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) said the ministry of finance and economic development and the RBZ should announce measures that will urgently put to an end the prevailing crisis. “The Board of the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) met and…

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ZADHR To Deploy Doctors To Monitor Cholera Situation

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) says it will be deploying various teams comprosing of medical doctors to monitor the Cholera situation which has already claimed five lives in Glenview while more than 20 are still being hospitalized. HealthTimes Reporter In a statement, ZADHR, implored government to urgently work towards establish a Cholera task-force that will comprehensively come up with actionable plans to deal with the resurgence of diarrheal illnesses in Zimbabwe. ” The ZADHR is deeply concerned with the recent cholera outbreak in Harare and other…

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