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First Patient Cured of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Epworth, Zimbabwe

In her home on the outskirts of Zimbabwe’s capital city, 48-year-old Mary Marizani says that, although she recently became the first Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) patient in the country to conquer multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB),…

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News and Press Release
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MSF
Posted:
31 Oct 2012

Zimbabwe

Training caregivers to save more mothers and babies in Zimbabwe

Forty healthcare workers have fanned out across Zimbabwe equipped with best practices in the provision of emergency obstetrical care. "Moved by the dire statistics on maternal and infant mortality in Zimbabwe, HPIC brought together a whole network…

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News and Press Release
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HPIC
Posted:
26 Oct 2012

Zimbabwe

TB and Diabetes Linkage Calls for An Integrated Response

(CNS): With diabetes largely associated with over-consumption of sugar by many Zimbabweans, it is hardly surprising that its link to tuberculosis (TB) is hardly a public health matter. TB kills more than 3,500 people each day…

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News and Press Release
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CNS
Posted:
25 Oct 2012

Zimbabwe

Pregnant women turned away

by Zwanai Sithole Harare As a result of critical food shortages at Lusulu Clinic, the staff will only admit pregnant women if they bring their own food supplies. The MDC-T councilor for the area, Themba Munkombwe, made the startling…

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News and Press Release
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The Zimbabwean
Posted:
19 Oct 2012

Zimbabwe

Water woes: girls suffer more

by Edgar Gweshe The erratic water supplies that have characterized this satellite town have left young girls vulnerable to sexual abuse as they have to fetch the precious liquid late at night. A snap survey showed that as…

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News and Press Release
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The Zimbabwean
Posted:
19 Oct 2012

Zimbabwe

Irrigation scheme a life-saver

by Thomas Madhuku The re-establishment of Zuwa Rabuda Irrigation Scheme in Mutandahwe has saved the community from persistent drought and hunger, villagers have said. Speaking to The Zimbabwean, one of the beneficiaries, Rhoda Sithole, said the initiative had…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
19 Oct 2012

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Humanitarian Bulletin Zimbabwe 01 – 30 September 2012

HIGHLIGHTS Food assistance programmes in direct response to the deteriorating food security situation have begun but face funding shortfalls. Government has availed $2 million for animal feed and veterinary medicines, which will alleviate the impact of drought on…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
OCHA
Posted:
18 Oct 2012
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Zimbabwe

Human Rights Commission Urged To Start Prosecutions

Tatenda Gumbo, Jonga Kandemiiri Civic organizations have commended the gazetting of the Human Rights Commission Act saying it is a necessary step towards the much-needed reforms in Zimbabwe. The Human Rights Commission Bill was signed into law last…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
17 Oct 2012

Zimbabwe

Nurses step up to initiate HIV treatment

HARARE, 16 October 2012 (PLUSNEWS) - Faced with the ambitious target of reaching 85 percent of people in need of HIV treatment by the end of 2012, the Zimbabwean government has announced that nurses will be…

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News and Press Release
Source:
PlusNews
Posted:
16 Oct 2012