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Former Minister of Health David Parirenyatwa fights to clear his name

After being dropped as Minister , David Parirenyatwa was arrested and charged for criminal abuse of office.Parirenyatwa who was arrested last month before being freed on $500 bail stands accused of interfering with and prejudicing the National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe of $15 003. On Tuesday this week through his lawyer Mugiya and Macharaga Law Chambers  petitioned the High Court ...

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Health decline in Zimbabwe

The economic crisis in Zimbabwe has led to a shortage supply of medicine and treatment, Zimbabwe’s proud health system is deteriorating at an alarming rate, health facilities are worsening drastically following the foreign currency shortages leading to high cost price of medical drugs in hospitals and pharmacies. Meanwhile the Vice President of Zimbabwe Constantino Chiwenga arrived from South Africa a ...

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Mliswa to give his pay to village workers

Temba Mliswa a member of parliament for Norton Constituency yesterday pledged to give all his pay to village health workers. He said this yesterday at the World Mental health Day launch and commemorations held in Norton yesterday. He said this after appreciating the amount of work that is done by the village health workers and what they get as their ...

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Men also at risk of breast cancer

Breast Cancer has become a cause for concern in men as it is an uncommon disease and is still very rare in different countries .The male breast cancer is commonly known as non-lump breast cancer, representing approximately 1% of cancers that occurs in men. In Zimbabwe breast cancer affects one in every 10 women and one in every 100 men, ...

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Mathematics now a pre-requirement for Nursing training

Ministry of Health yesterday issued  a circular, setting  out the revised requirements  set for prospective candidates  to be trained  as nurses starting  May 2019  intake. According  to the  new requirements those applying  to enrol in  nursing  should  possess five( 5 )ordinary  level passes  in one sitting which includes English language ,Mathematics and Science and two other subjects and should be ...

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‘Vice President Chiwenga is well,’ Charamba

President’s Spokesperson George Charamba dismissed the allegations that Chiwenga is critically ill in South Africa saying that both him and his wife are in good condition. Charamba said the bombing incident at the White City Stadium in Bulawayo affected Vice President Chiwenga and his wife Mary alongside Vice President Kembo Mohadi and several other government officials. “The incident happened at ...

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Health Service Board working on salary scale

The Health Service Board which was recently sworn held its induction for the incoming board members today in Harare. The induction was held in order to impart knowledge and skills, to the newly appointed Health Service Board Members, on the key Government principles and values. In the note address by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Child ...

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Forex rate elapse: Medicine price still up

With the economic instability in the country it has become so expensive to buy anything especially without foreign currency. This has been evident even in the medical sector where medicine is been sold forex. The Pharmaceutical Society of Zimbabwe has released a press statement in line with the current situation in Zimbabwe. In the press statement that was made today ...

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Forex to be availed for pharmaceutical sector

The Vice President Kembo Mohadi has warned the pharmaceutical sector on price hiking and refusing to accept their medical aids under the banner no forex no medication.  He said this to the media yesterday following issue of price hikes that are underway in the country at the Munhumuatapa building in Harare, he said that the government is going to stabilise ...

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Fight Breast Cancer and save lives

October is regarded as breast cancer awareness month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organizations to highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness, education and research. Breast cancer is a type of disease that forms in the cells of the breast. Breast is usually associated with women, approximately 80% of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have it ...

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