Health

Critical shortage of drugs looming

December 23, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – The Pharmaceutical Society of Zimbabwe (PSZ) has warned of a looming drugs shortage after it failed to access foreign currency from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) for the importation of critical medicines. By […]

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New hospitals for Bulawayo, Harare

December 17, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

THE Government is working on plans to introduce district hospitals in Bulawayo and Harare as part of measures to reduce congestion at central hospitals, an official has said. Speaking recently to the State media at […]

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HIV+ nurse fired

December 10, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

A Harare nurse, who failed to disclose her HIV status during her recruitment, has been left jobless after her employer, St Anne’s Hospital discovered that she was indeed positive after serving the institution for two […]

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Forex shortages affects ARVs supply

December 4, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

The National Aids Council is urging Government to address foreign currency shortages that have resulted in the scarcity of second-line anti-retroviral drugs. Speaking during the World Aids Day commemorations at White City stadium in Bulawayo […]

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Nurses down tools, fight for poor patients

December 2, 2017 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE – Scores of Chitungwiza Central Hospital nurses yesterday downed tools to demonstrate over the plight of patients who they said are paying the ultimate price for the hospital’s “outrageous want of money”. The nurses, temporarily […]

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