Local debt and development advocacy group, the Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD) has expressed concern over developments at the troubled health insurance parastatal Public Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS).
PSMAS, the largest medical aid society in Zimbabwe is struggling to settle bills for its
At least 12 people in Cambodia have now been tested for infection with H5N1 following the girl’s death, WHO officials said at a press briefing on Friday.
The Government of Japan has committed USD 633,975 to strengthen access to safe, timely and affordable Surgical, Obstetric and Anaesthesia (SOA) care services in Manicaland and Matabeleland North Provinces.
Government through the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) will implement the project in partnership with
There is no specific law on sexual harassment in Zimbabwe. There are no national statistics on sexual harassment in Zimbabwe as no research has been openly carried out or conducted.
The government has recalled South African-produced Purity Essentials Baby Powder products after traces of cancer-causing asbestos were detected.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Air Commodore Jasper Chimedza said the products contain unacceptable levels of asbestos which causes rare cancer called mesothelioma.
263Chat · Nurses Union Pleads With Health Ministry Seeking Reforms
The Zimbabwe Professional Nurses Union (ZPNU) has written to the Ministry of Health and Child Care seeking reforms and upgrading of nurses.
In a letter addressed to the Ministry’s permanent secretary and copied to the director of
263Chat · UNICEF Calls For Increased Efforts Towards Mental Health Fight.mp3
UNICEF Zimbabwe has called on stakeholders to amplify responses for mental health of children and more investments in parenting and caregivers’ programmes.
UNICEF said despite obscurity on the magnitude of the challenges there is need for
UNICEF Zimbabwe says the country has made great strides in the reduction of maternal mortality rates halving the scourge in less than ten years which also saw a decline in under five mortality.
In a 2021 annual report, the United Nations agency said poor health service
Social and economic justice advocacy group, the Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD) has decried the Health Service Amendment Bill saying it is not addressing challenges being faced in the health sector.
According to the government, the bill seeks to align the Health Service Act
Finance and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube says the Government through the 2022 national budget is revamping the country’s hospital infrastructure as well as working on the reduction of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
Speaking during a post budget stakeholders meeting in Harare, Professor Ncube said