Zimbabwe: Push to Review Abortion Legislation
[The Herald] two bodies of newly born babies were found in a bin in Harare, recently. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 27, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Upwards Blip in Covid-19 Deaths
[The Herald] The Covid-19 daily death toll on Wednesday shot to 16, with 11 of them in Harare, the same total as was last seen on September 5, but yesterday sunk to eight, suggesting a blip rather than a surge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Midlands Close to Herd Immunity
[The Herald] The Midlands province is moving fast towards achieving herd immunity with over 31 percent of the population having been vaccinated across the province so far. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: President Sees Silver-Lining in Covid-19 Dark Cloud
[The Herald] PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has called for equal access to Covid-19 vaccines saying although the pandemic has caused major setbacks all hope was not lost. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Teenage Pregnancies Shoot Up
[The Herald] A total of 4 475 pregnancies have been recorded for girls aged between 15 and 19 years in all eight districts in Mashonaland Central during the lockdown period stretching from March 2020 to February this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 24, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: President Invites Investors Into Energy Sector
[The Herald] UNTAPPED natural gas and vast renewable resources present business opportunities for investors from across the world to come to Zimbabwe and do business while the country is modernising despite setbacks caused by Covid-19, natural disasters and the illegal economic sanctions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Don't Rely On Foreign Aid - VP Chiwenga
[263Chat] Vice President Constantino Chiwenga Wednesday said the nation must not be reliant on foreign aid but rather strive to be self-sustenance, especially in COVID-19 times. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Ministry Demands Weekly Vaccination Returns for Teachers
[New Zimbabwe] THE ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has ordered all provincial education directors to submit weekly staff Covid-19 vaccination returns to its head office in Harare. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Treasury Spends U.S.$127 Million On Vaccines
[The Herald] Treasury has used more than US$127 million to procure 12,5 million Covid-19 vaccine doses and 15 million syringes from various countries to boost the national vaccination programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Politics Hindering Public Health Delivery - Study
[263Chat] The public health sector in Zimbabwe suffers political institutional designs and weaknesses that inhibit quality service delivery in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, a study by policy think tank the Zimbabwe Democracy Institute (ZDI) has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa's UK Visit Reflects Progress in Re-Engagement
[The Herald] While the history of the Covid-19 global pandemic is still being written, one enduring outcome of the past year will certainly be its effect on the imperative of sustainability. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Extends Level Two Lockdown By Two Weeks
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa today extended Level 2 Covid-19 lockdown restrictions by another two weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 11,8m Doses of Vaccine Received
[The Herald] Cabinet received an update on the country's response to the Covid-19 outbreak, which was presented by the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Innovation, Science and Technology Development, as deputy chairperson of the Ad-hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Only Vaccinated Delegates for Zanu-PF Indaba
[The Herald] ONLY vaccinated delegates will attend this year's Zanu PF 19th Annual People's Conference to be held in Bindura, Mashonaland Central next month as the party leaves nothing to chance against the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: HIV-Related Deaths Decrease
[The Herald] Herald Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Schools to Remain Open Despite Covid-19 Cases
[The Herald] Schools will remain open under enhanced prevention and control measures after a small number of schools were hit by outbreaks of Covid-19 when classes resumed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Rural Workers Struggle to Access Covid-19 Vaccinations
[RFI] Zimbabwe has told its civil servants to get vaccinated to avoid loss of employment and income as it seeks to increase inoculations against Covid-19, and some private companies are following suit. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Tenax Beef-Up Squad Ahead of C Appearance
[The Herald] TENAX have made some additions to their football squad as they seek to continue with their fine run in the Chibuku Super Cup. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Natural Resources Conflicts Spike
[New Zimbabwe] CONFLICTS resulting from natural resource distribution and extraction have dramatically increased in recent years, according to the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Man Sued $4,5 Million for Impregnating Neighbour's Wife of 27 Years
[New Zimbabwe] A HEADLANDS man is his claiming $4,5 million damages from his neighbour who impregnated his wife of 27 years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 21, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: To Be Vaccinated or Not Is the Question
[The Herald] Herald Correspondent (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Plan for Affected Learners
[The Herald] Senior Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exploring safety in disaster-induced displacement relocation site schools in Tokwe-Mukosi, Zimbabwe - Chidarikire M, Hlalele D, Tarisayi KS.
The victims of the Tokwe-Mukosi disaster-induced displacements in Zimbabwe were relocated to Chingwizi, Chisase and Masangula. This qualitative article explores the safety of learners in Tokwe-Mukosi disaster-induced displacement schools. The safety of lea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Doles Out Farms to 300 Nurses, Doctors
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has directed that over 300 workers in the health sector should be allocated agricultural land. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Unicef Zimbabwe in U.S.$66 Million Appeal for Vulnerable Communities
[New Zimbabwe] UNICEF Zimbabwe is appealing for US$ 65.8 million to meet Zimbabwe's humanitarian needs for 2021 as a result of the multiple hazards of residual impacts of Cyclone Idai, and floods. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 'No Religious Objection to Covid-19 Vaccination in Hinduism'
[263Chat] Hindus have no theological objection to COVID-19 vaccination, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed clarified in a statement Nevada (USA) today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Zim Reaches New Vaccination Milestone
[The Herald] Zimbabwe has recorded another positive achievement in its Covid-19 vaccination roll-out and has been listed among 13 African countries that have reached the World Health Organisation (WHO) target to fully vaccinate more than 10 percent of its population by the end of September, hitting 2,05 million people or 13,67 percent of its population with both shots by Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Cases Spike in Mberengwa
[The Herald] Freedom Mupanedemo -- Midlands Bureau (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Masvingo Runs Out of Covid Jabs As City Records Overwhelming Response
[New Zimbabwe] THE overwhelming response for inoculation against Covid-19 has resulted in the vaccine occasionally running out at health centres around Masvingo Town. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid Pandemic Takes Toll On Bulawayo Sculptors
[New Zimbabwe] THE Covid-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on stone sculptors who sell their products at Mawabeni Art Centre in Esigodini along the Bulawayo-Beitbridge Highway. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Improved Care Key to Reducing Maternal Deaths
[The Herald] Improved maternal and neonatal care has been classified as a critical strategy to reduce the number of women and newborns who die every day due to preventable causes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Doctors Challenged to Be Professional, United
[The Herald] Doctors need to be united, ethical and professional at all times in their discharge of critical service, Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Constantino Chiwenga said last night during a virtual address to the annual Zimbabwe Medical Association Scientific Committee Congress. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

If Women Farmers were Politicians, the World Would be Fed, says Danielle Nierenberg
Women produce more than 50 percent of the food in the world but are disadvantaged when it comes to access to resources such as land and financial services. Credit: Busani Bafana, IPS By Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Sep 17 2021 (IPS) Women, key contributors to agriculture production, are missing at the decision table, with alarming consequences, says Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg in an exclusive interview with IPS. Giving women a seat at the policymaking table could accelerate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and keep the world fed and nourished. This necessitates a transformation of the currently lopsided...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Biodiversity Conferences Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Gender Global Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources TerraV Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mat North On High Alert As Learners, Teachers Test Covid-19 Positive
[New Zimbabwe] Lupane -- Health officials in Matabeleland North have intensified surveillance after students and teachers at two Lupane schools tested positive to Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Consumption of Wild Animal Meat Increases Risk of Zoonotic Diseases - UN Report
[The Herald] The taking of animals for wild meat consumption poses significant threats of spreading diseases from animals to humans such as coronavirus into the human population, according to a United Nations report released on Wednesday this week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe orders government workers to get COVID vaccinations
Zimbabwe has told all government employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or they will not be allowed to come to work (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Implosion in Schools
[New Zimbabwe] THE Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has claimed that Covid-19 cases are on the increase in schools, warning that very soon learning centres will be turned into isolation centres. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 264 Covid Cases in Schools
[The Herald] Freedom Mupanedemo -- Midlands Bureau (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Time Ripe for Businesses to Insist On Vaccination
[The Herald] Two decisions made on Tuesday this week, one by Cabinet and one by the High Court, provide a great deal of guidance to Zimbabwean businesses over how they manage Covid-19 and how they balance the rights of all employees to a safe working environment with the individual rights of employees to manage their health care. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: PSC Issues Directive On Unvaccinated
[The Herald] Africa Moyo -- Deputy News Editor (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Expo 2020 Dubai Updates Covid-19 Protocols
[The Herald] Expo 2020 Dubai yesterday announced new Covid-19 protocols for visitors from the 191 participating countries to the world fair when it kicks off in October. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe's older people often sent to homes amid pandemic
The economic ravages of COVID-19 are forcing some families in Zimbabwe to abandon the age-old tradition of taking care of their older people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Health Workers Suffering Mental Health Problems Due to Covid-19
[New Zimbabwe] SCORES of health care workers, including doctors and nurses, are breaking down under the weight of stressful working conditions that potentially lead to long-term anxiety-related disorders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Govt Launches Operation to Curb Rampant Drug Abuse
[New Zimbabwe] In an effort to address rampant substance abuse among the youth in the country, the government Tuesday approved a multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral approach in order to arrest the situation under Operation Clean up Harare Ghetto. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Harare Polytechnic Turns Away Unvaccinated Students
[New Zimbabwe] HUNDREDS of students at Harare Polytechnic College were left stranded after authorities at the institution barred them from entering its premises for failing to produce Covid-19 vaccination cards. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Court Dismisses Workers' Union Vaccination Challenge
[New Zimbabwe] The High Court Application by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) for an order blocking companies from forcing their employees to undergo mandatory Covid-19 vaccination has been struck off the urgent cases roll. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Chitungwiza Lags Behind in the Jab
[The Herald] Cabinet received an update on the country's response to the Covid-19 outbreak, which was presented by the Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs as chairperson of the Ad-hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: No Vaccination, No Work for Civil Servants
[The Herald] All civil servants must now be vaccinated against Covid-19 before being allowed to report for duty after being given time to get their jabs, while churches are now permitted to move from 100 people at a service to half their capacity if congregants are fully vaccinated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: ZCTU Vaccines Case Hits Snag
[The Herald] Chief Court Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Countrywide Mobile Registration Blitz Begins
[The Herald] A countrywide mobile registration started yesterday as part of Government efforts to ensure all citizens have access to primary documents and to address documentation challenges particularly in Matabeleland as a result of the Gukurahundi episode. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news