Health – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Thu, 23 May 2019 14:59:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png Health – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 Snake Bite Death Toll On The Rise https://www.263chat.com/snake-bite-death-toll-on-the-rise/ https://www.263chat.com/snake-bite-death-toll-on-the-rise/#respond Thu, 23 May 2019 10:59:21 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48974

The Minister of Health and Child Care Doctor Obadiah Moyo has expressed concern over the rise of snake bite death toll which he said health experts should not cast a blind eye on. Dr Moyo said this during his address at the 72nd Session of the World Health assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. Snake bites are […]

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Huge Turn Out For Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery At Harare Central Hospital https://www.263chat.com/huge-turn-out-for-cleft-lip-palate-surgery-at-harare-central-hospital/ https://www.263chat.com/huge-turn-out-for-cleft-lip-palate-surgery-at-harare-central-hospital/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 08:32:50 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48824

Scores of people thronged Harare Central Hospital for the free surgeries on children with cleft lip/palate that is underway in the capital. The programme, a brainchild of a number of business partners, started on Sunday and is expected to run for a week. When the 263Chat newscrew toured the Harare Central Hospital to monitor the […]

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Free Cleft Surgery Day One Pictures https://www.263chat.com/free-cleft-surgery-day-one-pictures/ https://www.263chat.com/free-cleft-surgery-day-one-pictures/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 12:20:40 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48833

 Some of the mothers who brought their children for free cleft surgery Harare Hospital. One of the Doctors who is in the country for the free cleft surgery screening a child before operationA group of Doctors attending to a young boy at Harare Hospital yesterday.    19 year old boy from as far as  Hippo Valley was […]

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Senior Doctors Express Confidence In ED https://www.263chat.com/senior-doctors-express-confidence-in-ed/ https://www.263chat.com/senior-doctors-express-confidence-in-ed/#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 12:44:59 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48614

Seniors Doctors who Wednesday met with President Emmerson Mnangagwa say they are confident that their grievances will be met and expect the government to start delivering drugs in hospitals soon. Speaking after a meeting arranged by the First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa at State House, Dr Faith Muchemwa and Health and Childcare Minister, Obadiah Moyo, said […]

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Menstrual Health Specialists Trust Launched https://www.263chat.com/48605-2/ https://www.263chat.com/48605-2/#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 08:44:57 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48605

The Menstrual Health Specialists Trust was launched at the Canadian Ambassador’s Residence yesterday and will entail that vulnerable women and girls of Zimbabwe are provided with safe, affordable, sustainable and eco- friendly sanitary wear. This exciting new Trust aims to collaborate with industry leaders, NGO’s and the Government. The event was attended by several Ambassadors accredited […]

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Canadian Embassy Donates Sanitary Wear To Epworth Adolescents s https://www.263chat.com/canadian-embassy-donates-sanitary-wear-to-epworth-adolescence/ https://www.263chat.com/canadian-embassy-donates-sanitary-wear-to-epworth-adolescence/#respond Tue, 14 May 2019 13:31:37 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48355

The Canadian Embassy through Shamwari YeManasikana (SYS) has donated sanitary wear to the young girls in the impoverished community of Epworth in an effort to promote safe menstrual health. The donation was handed over to girls from six schools and is part of a drive by the Canadian Ambassador, René Cremonese, to meet the needs of […]

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Doctors Demand To Be Paid In USD https://www.263chat.com/doctors-demand-to-be-paid-in-usd/ https://www.263chat.com/doctors-demand-to-be-paid-in-usd/#respond Tue, 14 May 2019 09:05:15 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48553 www.263chat.com

Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) has appealed to the Ministry of Health and Child Care to honour its pledge to pay doctors in US dollar currency saying the currency methods of payment is being eroded by the fluctuating inflation. The Doctors’ Association wrote a letter of grievances the Ministry of Health in light to the […]

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Japanese Government Contributes Towards The Prevention Of Sexual Abuse In Cyclone-Affected Areas Of Zimbabwe https://www.263chat.com/japanese-government-contributes-towards-the-prevention-of-sexual-abuse-in-cyclone-affected-areas-of-zimbabwe/ https://www.263chat.com/japanese-government-contributes-towards-the-prevention-of-sexual-abuse-in-cyclone-affected-areas-of-zimbabwe/#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 11:31:49 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48516

UNICEF has received US$150,000 from the Government of Japan to strengthen its response towards the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (PSEA), and improvement of Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Cyclone Idai-affected districts of Zimbabwe. The funds will increase the capacity of Government and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to provide access to safe coordinated child […]

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Malaria Increase Blamed on Cyclone Idai https://www.263chat.com/malaria-increase-blamed-on-cyclone-idai/ https://www.263chat.com/malaria-increase-blamed-on-cyclone-idai/#respond Fri, 10 May 2019 15:01:20 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48317

The intense Cyclone Idai which caused flooding, destruction and subsequent displacement of the affected population into temporary holding camps, left people at risk of malaria in the eastern parts of the country. Addressing a press conference in the capital recently, the Acting Permanent  Secretary Doctor Gibson Mhlanga said there was an increase in Malaria cases […]

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UN Express Concern Over Maternal Mortality Rise In Zimbabwe https://www.263chat.com/un-express-concern-over-maternal-mortality-rise-in-zimbabwe/ https://www.263chat.com/un-express-concern-over-maternal-mortality-rise-in-zimbabwe/#respond Thu, 09 May 2019 11:14:03 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48283

Acting United Nations resident coordinator Eddie Rowe has expressed concern over Zimbabwe’s  challenges he country still faces challenge on maternal mortality, HIV, teenage pregnancy & limited opportunities to young people. Rowe said this while addressing guests and the media at the UNFPA report launch yesterday evening in the capital. However,  chief director of Finance and Economic […]

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