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Chikanga clinic swamped by patients

The Chikanga Polyclinic is reportedly overwhelmed by a growing number of patients from the fast-expanding high-density suburb. As the clinic struggles, expectant mothers have been left stranded with no maternity ward. The clinic’s senior nursing officer, Mary…

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News and Press Release
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The Zimbabwean
Posted:
28 Nov 2013

Zimbabwe

Health fund offers relief for rural women

by Tamuka Maregere The scrapping of maternal and child healthcare fees through Unicef’s Health Transition Fund (HTF) has put smiles on the faces of rural women. Expectant mothers said the removal of emergency fees for pregnant women and…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
28 Nov 2013

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Food Security Outlook Update November 2013

Existing assistance is improving food security but future programming remains underfunded KEY MESSAGES • The scaling up of humanitarian assistance through the Seasonal Targeted Assistance (STA) has improved food security in sixteen food insecure districts across the country, however some households…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
26 Nov 2013
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Zimbabwe

Conditions favourable for cholera in Zimbabwe

HARARE, 26 November 2013 (IRIN) - Conditions in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, are favourable for another outbreak of cholera, the waterborne disease that claimed an estimated 4,200 lives in the country between 2008 and 2009, according to…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
26 Nov 2013

Zimbabwe + 2 more

Zimbabwe Humanitarian Bulletin 01 September - 31 October 2013

HIGHLIGHTS Partners began the food response although a funding shortfall threatens to derail the programme. Continued cases of waterborne diseases remain a concern to partners. A spike in Zimbabwean deportees assisted from Botswana and South Africa was noted in…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
OCHA
Posted:
25 Nov 2013
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Zimbabwe

Bulawayo denies disease risk as rationing remains in place

Ray Ndlovu The city has had to decommission its major supply dams as water levels fall to drastic levels. Environmentalists fear that persistent water shortages in the ­country's second biggest city over the past two years as a…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Mail & Guardian
Posted:
25 Nov 2013

Zimbabwe

Human Rights Agenda for the New Government – 2013 to 2018

Zimbabwe's human rights record remains poor despite safeguards in new Constitution The Government of Zimbabwe must guarantee all human rights enshrined in the new Constitution, Amnesty International said in a Human Rights Agenda issued as President Robert…

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Analysis
Source:
Amnesty
Posted:
25 Nov 2013
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Zimbabwe

Fear of HIV Testing Among Zimbabwe’s Teens

By Jeffrey Moyo HARARE, Nov 21 2013 (IPS) - Seventeen-year-old Natalie Mlambo* has two good reasons to get tested for HIV. She has two boyfriends and has unprotected sex with them. One is a high school classmate.…

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News and Press Release
Source:
IPS
Posted:
22 Nov 2013