Health & Fitness

COVID-19 Costs Tourism U.S.$1bn

The country’s tourism sector could lose up to US$1,1 billion due to Covid-19 travel restrictions that have crippled the travel industry. The projection was spelt out by Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu when he addressed a news conference after meeting tourism players in Harare yesterday. The …

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Traditional Leaders Want PPE in Rural Areas

Traditional leaders in the Midlands province have bemoaned lack of personal protective clothing (PPEs) and the reluctance by villagers to exercise social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19. In separate interviews, the traditional leaders said they felt vulnerable to the disease and appealed to Government and non-governmental organisations working …

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New NAC Board Appointed

Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo yesterday appointed an eight-member board for the National Aids Council (NAC) chaired by community health specialist Ms Margaret Mehlomakhulu. Health scientist Mr Philip Moses will be deputy chair, while six other board members are academic Mr Matthew Mare, Mrs Nester Mukwehwa from …

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Home-Grown Response to COVID-19 Lauded

Zimbabwe must go into overdrive in using home-grown solutions, local manufacturing and links to universities and colleges to grow the economy and address challenges building on the innovative collaboration now shown in containing the Covid-19 pandemic. Local industries and institutions of higher learning have led the way in producing materials …

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