Zimbabwe: Armed Robbery Victims Face Arrest Over Lockdown Breach
[263Chat] Boundary Express bus crew is facing arrest by the police over breaching lockdown regulations after the passengers aboard the coach were robbed at gunpoint Monday night between Mvuma and Mushagashe tollgate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Six More Die From Covid-19
[The Herald] Zimbabwe yesterday recorded six Covid-19 deaths and 519 new cases as the surge in new infections continues. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Kariba Hires Casual Workers As Covid-19 Paralyses Garbage Collection Crew
[New Zimbabwe] Kariba Municipality has resorted to hiring contract workers to undertake refuse collection in the resort town after some permanent crew members recently tested positive for Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Police Block Access to Kwekwe CBD
[New Zimbabwe] Police in Kwekwe Tuesday blocked public access to the Central Business District to try and enforce a government-imposed lockdown order which started last month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Ambulance Shortage Worsens Covid-19 Burden in Mash West Hotspots
[New Zimbabwe] Mashonaland West acting provincial medical director (PMD), Gift Masoja says the shortage of stand-by ambulances to ferry critically ill Covid-19 patients is worsening the disease burden in three hotspot districts in the province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Robbed Bus Crew Faces Lockdown Breach Charges
[The Herald] The crew of the Boundary Express coach in which about 40 passengers were stabbed and robbed by five armed robbers at night between Mvuma and Mushagashe tollgate early Monday morning are facing charges of contravening Covid-19 regulations, police said yesterday, as investigations continue. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical Schools Usually Don ’t Teach How Conditions Look on Different Skin Tones. Malone Mukwende Is Trying to Change That
When Malone Mukwende, 21, started medical school in London, he identified a fundamental problem: almost all the images and data used in its teaching were based on studies of white patients. But medical symptoms can present very differently on Black and brown skin, leading to misdiagnosis, suffering and even death. Still a student, he has recently launched both a handbook, Mind the Gap, and Hutano, a new online platform intended to empower people with knowledge about their health. I asked him what he hoped to achieve and the wider lessons for all of us. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] AJ: For people who don&rs...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Angelina Jolie Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Gives Chiwenga Covid-19 Rules Middle Finger
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa Monday all but gave Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's Covid-19 lockdown directives the middle finger when he presided over iconic Roman Catholic cleric Father Ribeiro's burial attended by hundreds of mourners at the National Heroes' Acre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Hit Midlands Polytechnics
[New Zimbabwe] Kwekwe and Gweru polytechnics have been hit by Covid-19 cases, it has been established. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mutare Operating With Single Fire Tender, Ambulance
[New Zimbabwe] MUTARE is operating with one fire tender and a single ambulance covering a population of approximately 260 000, according to the 2012 census. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Runs Out of Covid-19 Vaccines Amid Third Wave
[Nation] Zimbabweans are finding it increasingly difficult to access Covid-19 vaccines as the country records a spike in new infections amid fears of a third wave. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid Sees Rise in Internet Usage - Potraz
[New Zimbabwe] THE Covid-19 pandemic has triggered an exponential rise in internet usage through activities such as e-platforms in learning, shopping, worshipping, health amongst others. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Southern Africa: South African Surgeons to Reconstruct Face of Boy Attacked By Hyena in Zimbabwe
[RFI] Plastic surgeons in Johannesburg, South Africa have begun preparing to reconstruct the face of a nine-year-old Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena in an attack last month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Only 10% Vulnerable Citizens Received Govt Covid-19 Grants - Afrobarometer
[New Zimbabwe] ONLY 10% of the population managed to access the social support grants from the government during the Covid-19 induced national lockdown, a new survey released this week by Afrobarometer reveals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Aussie MP Hails Zimbabwe's Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign
[New Zimbabwe] AN AUSTRALIAN MP Julian Hill has blasted his Prime Minister Scott Morrison for poor handling of the country's Covid-19 vaccination programme, indicating "Zimbabwe is doing better." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Death of Top Chinhoyi Businessman Jolts Residents to Comply With Covid Rules
[New Zimbabwe] AS THE danger posed by Covid-19 lurks in Makonde district which has been put under a renewed strict lockdown, Chinhoyi residents have heightened vigilance against the lethal disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Death of Top Chinhoyi Businessman Jolts Residents to Comply With Covid-19 Rules
[New Zimbabwe] AS THE danger posed by Covid-19 lurks in Makonde district which has been put under a renewed strict lockdown, Chinhoyi residents have heightened vigilance against the lethal disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Deaths Continue to Rise
[The Herald] Zimbabwe recorded nine more deaths and 408 new cases yesterday, as Covid-19 continues to spread. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Downtown Harare Covid-19 Ticking Time Bomb
[The Herald] Downtown Harare is no longer one of the good places to be. Everything there points to a ticking Covid-19 time bomb premised on a casual approach in the teeming streets where everything seems to be going against the grain of Government's sustained efforts to contain the spread of the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Typhoid Vaccine Scheme for Children Extended
[The Herald] THE national programme to vaccinate all children against typhoid has been extended for another two weeks to ensure the full target of 5,8 million vaccinations, with 4,1 million children already having been given their shots. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mash West Districts Lockdown Tightened
[The Herald] Mukudzei Chingwere and Conrad Mupesa (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Seven Die of Covid-19
[The Herald] Zimbabwe recorded seven Covid-19 related deaths and 371 new cases yesterday alone, justifying the tightened control measures which took effect this week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Parliament Backs Motion to Enhance Media Freedom
[263Chat] Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Sipho Mokone, moved a motion imploring parliament to enact legislation that enhances media freedom and encourages the media to conduct their activities without fear or favour. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Karoi Town Engineer Succumbs to Covid-19
[New Zimbabwe] Karoi Town Council engineer, Oswell Mazvimbakupa (45) died Thursday morning due to Covid-19 complications. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: ZITF Says Bookings Hit 90% Mark
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) has confirmed its bookings for this year's edition have hit a 90% mark amid optimism the event will proceed safely and as planned despite the ongoing Covid-19 containment measures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 'Shebeens' Sprout While Vendors Defy Covid-19 Lockdown in Karoi
[New Zimbabwe] Police in Hurungwe district have raised concern over the wanton disregard for new localised Covid-19 lockdown regulations to curtail the spread of the virus in the district. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Cabinet Blames Covid-19 Surge On Complacency
[The Herald] Cabinet has blamed complacency for the recent spike in Covid-19 infections with people mistaking the early successes against the pandemic for a total victory. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Drug Companies' Production Remains Low As Forex Shortages Bite
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's pharmaceutical industry continues importing critical medicines such as anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) as the sector faces low levels of production due to a vast number of challenges including foreign currency shortages. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Long Break Worries Makunde
[The Herald] Senior Sports Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Affects Television Productions - Producers
[The Herald] Some local television producers and content creators say the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions have affected their productions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Retailers Applaud Localised Lockdowns
[The Herald] THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) has applauded Government for embarking on targeted lockdowns, as they allow other areas without a high number of cases to operate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: CDC Endorsement to Boost International Tourist Arrivals
[The Herald] Correspondent (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Organisation Slams Selective Application of Covid-19 Regulations
[263Chat] The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has condemned the selective application of COVID-19 regulations by responsible authorities accusing the ruling ZANU PF of weaponising the pandemic in order to suppress opposition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Athletics Camp Called Off
[The Herald] NATIONAL youth and juniors athletics coach Briad Nhubu says they are in a difficult situation after their camp in preparation for the World Under-20 Championships qualifiers was called off. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 - Kariba's Nyamhunga Clinic Shut
[The Herald] Kariba municipality has temporarily closed Nyamhunga Clinic to facilitate fumigation after a member of the health staff tested Covid-19 positive. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Natpharm Implementing Govt's Vision
[The Herald] Government says the National Pharmaceutical Company of Zimbabwe (Natpharm) is being positioned to manufacture, store and distribute drugs in line with the vision of transforming the country into an upper middle income society. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 - Zimbabwe Listed Among Safe Destinations for Travelling
[263Chat] Zimbabwe has received a donation of Personal Protective Equipment from New Avakash to assist in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: World Bank Partnership Unlocks Over U.S.$3 Billion for African Countries
[The Herald] World Bank President David Malpass this week met a delegation of the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT), led by African Union (AU) Special Envoy Strive Masiyiwa, to discuss the multibillion dollar financing of vaccines for African countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Fake Covid-19 Certificate Drama On Bus From South Africa
[The Herald] Authorities in Beitbridge yesterday ordered the quarantining of 49 returnees from South Africa after intercepting a passenger on a bus, who had come from India and was travelling with a fake Covid-19 clearance certificate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Drug Firms Need Shot in the Arm
[The Herald] The production plants of the majority of local pharmaceutical firms require massive retooling after the World Health Organisation (WHO) classified them not suitable for producing medical drugs, a Government document says. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Chivhu Enrols First Trainee Nurses
[The Herald] Herald Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Tobacco Industry to Comply With Covid-19 Measures
[The Herald] Senior Agriculture Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Child learners of parents in employment sojourn: their lived experiences in separation - Jaure R, Makura AH.
This study explored the lived experiences of adolescent learners of work sojourn parents. We interviewed six left-behind Zimbabwean learners (three boys and three girls; age range = 15 to 18 years) about their lived experiences with parental absence due to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: PSL Record Two More Covid-19 Cases
[The Herald] Senior Sports Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Police Warn Public On Lockdown Measures
[The Herald] Police have warned people who defy lockdown measures which came into force yesterday that they risk arrest and prosecution. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: E-Learning Relief for Pregnant Pupils
[The Herald] Senior Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HIV has detrimental effect on children ’ s growth and bone strength, finds landmark study
Children growing up with HIV infection have concerning deficits in skeletal strength which become more apparent towards the end of pubertal growth, finds the largest study to date to investigate the link between HIV and skeletal health in children. The study, conducted in Zimbabwe and published in The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, identifies a link between these skeletal deficits and the first-line antiretroviral-HIV drug, tenofovir disproxil fumarate (TDF), which is widely used across sub-Saharan Africa. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, International, Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

The effects of supply chain cooperation on humanitarian relief operations: a case of Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe - Chari F, Muzinda O, Novukela C, Ngcamu BS.
This study came as a result of the growing interest fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Police Intensifies Patrols After Latest Covid-19 Measures
[263Chat] The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) says it will intensify patrols to enforce COVID-19 preventive measures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Bans All Gatherings
[Zimbabwe Standard] Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday banned all gatherings, citing a surge in Covid-19 cases in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news