Zimbabwe: National Aids Council Discourages HIV Supplements
[The Herald] The National Aids Council has discouraged people who are on anti-retroviral treatment from taking herbs or other drugs as cure for HIV and AIDS. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 25, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: National University of Science and Technology Starts Making PCR Test Kits
[The Herald] THE National University of Science and Technology (Nust) is set to start manufacturing Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) kits next month following delivery of a US$86 000 reagents manufacturing machine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo City Council Embarks On Door-to-Door Covid-19 Vaccination
[New Zimbabwe] The Bulawayo city council in conjunction with the ministry of Health and Child Care, has embarked on an accelerated door to door Covid-19 vaccination programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 'Let's Do More to Raise Mental Health Awareness'
[The Herald] Although Zimbabwe has witnessed a substantial increase in investment towards mental health awareness over the past few years, stakeholders have called for more collaborative efforts to ensure availability and accessibility of services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Clean Bill for Warriors At Afcon
[The Herald] Tadious Manyepo in YAOUND É, Cameroon (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Child Labour Increases On Farms
[The Herald] A local trade union, Progressive Agriculture and Allied Industries Workers Union of Zimbabwe (PAAWUZ) has condemned the violation of the Child Labour Act by some farms in Mazowe District. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Medical Group Launches Initiative to Help Families of Deceased Colleagues
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covax Delivers Its 1 Billionth Covid-19 Vaccine Dose
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 - Zimbabwe Medical Awards Trust Introduces the Good Doctor Initiative
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Adolescents Left Behind Global AIDS Response – Experts
Elisha Arunga Odoyo, a clinical officer within the PMTCT program at the Homabay County Referral Hospital. There is increasing fear that adolescents will be left behind in the efforts to reduce HIV infections. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPSBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, Kenya, Jan 18 2022 (IPS) The ominous warning came in 2019 through an anonymous message on her mobile phone to stay away from a man she met on social media. At 18 years and freshly out of high school, *Nicole Kisi was in a relationship with a 45-year-old businessman. “The message was clear. It said to be careful because of a rumour that the man’s wife died of ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations ​#Health​ #HIV/Aids adolescent girls IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Records Sharp Decrease in Covid-19 Cases
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe has seen a sharp decline in Covid-19 cases over the past week, with daily cases dropping from 709 on January 10 to 144 Sunday, according to figures released by the Ministry of Health and Child Care Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Vic Falls HIV Viral Load Initiative Begins
[The Herald] VICTORIA Falls has started implementing HIV mass viral load collection activities to ensure that every HIV positive patient in the city is virally suppressed by year end, a development health experts said results in the virus being undetectable. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 18, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Pushing Hard to Meet Vaccination Targets
[The Herald] Despite missing the December 2021 vaccination targets, Government is now pushing hard to reach set targets of vaccinating around 60 percent of the population against Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Student Seeks U.S.$10 000 for Heart Treatment in India
[The Herald] A 20-year-old student from the Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University (ZEGU) is appealing for US$10 000 to undergo a heart treatment in India. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Bill Grants Equality for Expectant Mothers
[The Herald] The Labour Amendment Bill now before Parliament for debate grants employed pregnant women three months paid maternity leave for each pregnancy, removing the one-year qualifying period and the limit of three terms of paid maternity leave, as part of Second Republic's efforts to grant women full equality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 18, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Health-Workers Clap Back At Mutsvangwa's Brain Drain Claims
[263Chat] Health workers have expressed disgruntlement over ZANU-PF spokesperson Christopher Mutsvangwa's claims that western countries are behind the massive brain drain hitting the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: University Student Appeals for Help
[The Herald] A 20-year-old University student from Ezekiel Guti University is appealing for financial assistance of US$10 000 to enable her to fly to India for medical attention for a heart condition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: If We Cooperate, School Delay Will Not Be Long
[The Herald] With Infection Rates of Covid-19 still in the hundreds each day, there is no way any responsible person can see any further relaxation of the enhanced level two lockdown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Shortage of Doctors Caused By the West - Zanu-PF
[New Zimbabwe] ZANU-PF spokesperson Christopher Mutsvangwa has blamed western countries for causing a brain drain in the health sector saying that they lure the Zimbabwe's medical practitioners with better salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

With more girls pregnant, Zimbabwe pushes a return to school
The number of pregnancies among girls and teenagers in Zimbabwe rose dramatically during the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Chevrons Coach Rajput Tests Covid Positive Ahead of Sri Lanka Tour
[New Zimbabwe] THE Chevrons' preparations for their tour of Sri Lanka have been dealt a huge blow after the cricket head coach Lalchand Rajput tested positive for Covid-19 soon after the team's arrival in the South Asian nation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: 'Underfunded and Deadly Tuberculosis Needs Its Own Bill Gates'
[IPS] Bulawayo, Zimbabwe -- Global efforts to end tuberculosis (TB) are futile without dedicated investment in research into the debilitating disease that is killing 4000 people a day, Stop TB Partnership warns. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - January 10, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Infection Rates Start Falling Again
[The Herald] Daily Covid-19 infection rates started falling again from Tuesday last week with the rolling average down to 1 101 by Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Says the Country Has Adapted to Covid Pandemic
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Expecting Mothers Denied Healthcare Services
[The Herald] Expecting mothers can no longer access maternity services at Glen View and Budiriro polyclinics of Harare City Council, and have to travel a lot further to find clinics where they can get the prenatal checks, advice and then give birth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 8, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Underfunded and Deadly Tuberculosis Needs its Own Bill Gates
Community support workers are key in raising awareness about TB and promoting diagnosis and treatment. Credit, Busani Bafana/IPS By Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jan 7 2022 (IPS) Global efforts to end tuberculosis (TB) are futile without dedicated investment in research into the debilitating disease that is killing 4000 people a day, Stop TB Partnership warns. “TB is a disease that is not a darling of donors and investors,” Lucica Ditiu, the Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership, told IPS in an interview from Geneva. “We do not have a Bill Gates that can support TB research, yet TB remains a di...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Africa COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations ​ #ZImbabwe #HIV/Aids IPS UN Bureau TB tuberculosis Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Grade 7 Exam Markers Clash With Zimsec Over Covid Tests
[New Zimbabwe] TEACHERS marking 2021 Grade Seven examinations have vowed to resist the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC)'s decision to demand Covid-19 test certificates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Runs Out of Anti-Venom Drugs
[New Zimbabwe] COUNCIL clinics in Bulawayo have reportedly run out of anti-venom drugs used in treating snake bites. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Police's New Year's Eve Crackdown Leaves Businesses in Red
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Omicron Deadlier, No Room for Complacency - Mahomva
[The Herald] THE fourth Covid-19 wave triggered by the Omnicron variant has so far proven to be deadlier compared to the Beta variant which fuelled the second wave that was prevalent during the festive season in December 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Omicron May Not Be the Final Variant, but It May Be the Last Variant of Concern
[The Herald] It is controversial whether viruses are alive, but -- like all living things -- they do evolve. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Hospitals Need More Specialised Workers
[The Herald] With the number of patients in need of hospitalisation due to Covid-19 increasing, Zimbabwean hospitals are in need of more specialised health workers to manage wards and theatres designated to cater for Covid patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Infection Rates Continue Falling
[The Herald] The last 30 days, from round about the start of the present surge in infections on November 27 to Sunday, saw more than 70 000 new cases and 188 deaths, with 104 of those deaths, more than a half, in the previous seven days. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Night Vigils, Cross-Over Parties Outlawed
[The Herald] Police have announced that churches and other religious organisations' traditional night vigils and crossover services have been banned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Blood Group 'O' in Short Supply
[The Herald] The country has enough stocks for blood groups A, B and AB although quantities for the critical blood group O remain dire since the National Blood Service of Zimbabwe has not been able to collect more units under the obtaining Covid-19 environment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid Deaths Rise, Infections Fall
[The Herald] While Covid-19 infection rates continue to fall sharply, the death rates are rising with 27 new deaths reported yesterday, and even when the four late reports from Harare are taken into account, the 23 deaths are the highest since August 24 during the third wave. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Police Hunt for Covid Quarantine Escapees
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Babies Sleep in Banking Corridors As Mothers Queue for Cash Amid Crunch
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid Rules Violators Nabbed
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Musicians Speak On Covid-19
[The Herald] California. -- With confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States continuing to rise each day, the rich and famous aren't staying quiet about their diagnoses. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Inequality Drives HIV in Adolescent Girls and Young Women
[The Herald] Despite the advances that have been made against HIV, the world has 37 million people living with HIV. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Celebrate Responsibly Over Christmas, Says VP
[The Herald] As citizens brace for the Christmas and New Year holidays, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has called for responsible celebrations that do not cause a spike in Covid-19 infections as witnessed last year resulting in a number of deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Is a 5th Wave of Covid-19 Coming This Winter?
[The Herald] After a brief lull, new cases of Covid-19 are starting to creep back up, both in the United States of America and in Europe, leaving many to wonder whether we're headed toward a fifth wave, just in time for winter. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid Infections Declining but Deaths Continue to Rise
[The Herald] While the daily death toll dropped slightly to 14 yesterday and the number of new Covid-19 infections rose moderately to 2 689, the general trends expressed by the seven-day rolling averages continue to show infection rates falling and death rates rising. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Won't Retard Economic Growth - Mthuli
[The Herald] Covid -- 19 will not retard the positive economic growth trajectory Zimbabwe has achieved so far and the momentum is set to be maintained into 2022, Finance and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Future of an Entire Generation Hangs in the Balance
By Yasmine Sherif and Joseph Nhan-O’ReillyDec 17 2021 (IPS-Partners) COVID-19 has upended our world, threatening our health, destroying economies and livelihoods, and deepening poverty and inequalities. It also created the single largest disruption to education systems that the world has ever seen. Schools also play a critical role in ensuring the delivery of essential health services and nutritious meals, protection, and psycho-social support, which means that their closure has imperiled children’s overall wellbeing and development, not just their learning. At the same time, conflicts continue to rage and the...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif and Joseph Nhan-O Reilly Tags: COVID-19 Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Cabinet Approves National Health in-Service Training
[The Herald] Cabinet received an update on the country's response to the Covid-19 and a report on the Procurement and Roll-Out of Vaccines, as presented by the Chairman of the Ministers' Covid-19 National Committee, Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Honourable Dr CGDN Chiwenga. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Face-to-Face Meetings Put On Hold in Govt
[The Herald] The Government has banned face-to-face meetings and the number of staffers on duty will also be cut to boost safety, making it far easier to enforce social distancing and other protocols to minimise risk of Covid-19 infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news