Health & Fitness

Chiwenga Checks Into Private Harare Hospital

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was admitted to a hospital in Harare on Thursday for what sources described as a “long-planned procedure”. The 65-year-old retired army general arrived at the Trauma Centre in Borrowdale just before 3PM in a six-vehicle convoy flashing blue lights, with sirens turned off. Chiwenga walked into …

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Health Experts Warn Govt Over Monkeypox

HEALTH experts have warned government to be on high alert following the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) announcement of heightened cases of monkeypox globally as the local public health system is in intensive care. Monkeypox is an infection caused by a virus in the same family as the smallpox virus. …

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Health, Education Sectors In Doldrums

Zimbabwe is now grounded, faced with a dying healthcare system and a collapsed education sector as evidenced by the on-going job action and dilapidated infrastructure reminiscence of the 2006-2008 situation, ex-cabinet ministers have said. The rot in the health delivery system and the education sector came out in the open …

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Chaos As NatPharm Fails To Supply Drugs

Government National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm) is reportedly struggling to meet demand for drugs at public health institutions, resulting in acute shortages of critical medicines across the country. Last year, government gave NatPharm a monopoly to procure drugs, banning public institutions from purchasing drugs from private pharmaceutical companies. This resulted in …

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Water Woes Hit CCC Run Bindura Municipality

Bindura Bureau Bindura Municipality’s eastern and high density suburbs have clocked five consecutive days without running water amid reports that the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) run authority is out of treatment chemicals. Ratepayers in these suburbs are reportedly waking up as early as 3am to queue for water at …

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