Health & Fitness

Zimbabwe: ‘Doctors Using Fake Referrals to Lure Patients’ – Transparency International

By Paidashe Mandivengerei Local anti-corruption body, Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) has accused doctors employed in public hospitals of making unnecessary and illegal referrals to woe desperate patients to their private surgeries. In its latest report on corruption in the public health sector in Zimbabwe, the anti-graft lobby group said public …

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Zimbabwe: Health Ministry Launches Covid-19 App

Thandeka Moyo — THE Ministry of Health and Child Care has launched the ZimCovidSafe App, which was created to help members of the public ascertain if they have been exposed to the deadly virus and when they should seek health care. Users of this application which can be downloaded free …

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Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Records Increase in Active Covid-19 Cases

Bulawayo has recorded a sharp increase in Covid-19 active cases since the relaxation of lockdown restrictions by government in March this year. Speaking at the Bulawayo Metropolitan inter-ministerial Covid-19 taskforce meeting Tuesday, Bulawayo Metropolitan Provincial Development Coordinator Paul Nyoni said the province currently has 133 active Covid-19 cases. “The number …

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Zimbabwe: Zim Surgeons to Help in Other Countries

Zimbabwean surgeons have been authorised to help separate conjoined twins from Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon following international endorsements of the country’s processes. The appeal from the two countries follows the successful operations carried out at Sally Mugabe Central Hospital early this year and another in 2014. Minister of Health and …

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