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As Zimbabwe Doctors’ Strike Drags On, Hospital Hallways Fall Silent

As fast-rising inflation has roiled the country – combined with severe drought in some places – even basic food has become unaffordable for many Zimbabweans. And doctors at public hospitals say they’re simply not making enough…

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News and Press Release
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Direct Relief
Posted:
26 Jan 2020

Zimbabwe

Direct Relief medical advisor conducts assessment in Zimbabwe

Aid proving invaluable amid cholera outbreak and health system crisis Dr. Mike Marks, Direct Relief's Medical Advisor for Africa, recently visited Zimbabwe to assess response to the health system crisis and cholera outbreak that has now affected 80,000 people. Meeting…

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News and Press Release
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Direct Relief
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: GlaxoSmithKline donates $2.2 million in medicines to address health crisis

In response to the deepening health crisis in Zimbabwe, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has allocated $2.2 million worth of specifically requested antibiotics to Direct Relief International's efforts in the country. The donation of six antibiotics will support Harare Central Hospital, one of the…

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News and Press Release
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Direct Relief
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Direct Relief commits aid to treat 10,000 cholera patients in Zimbabwe

Latest provision supplements $1.3 million (wholesale) in medicines and supplies already deployed As the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe escalates, Direct Relief International has committed additional emergency aid to help treat the waterborne disease in 10,000 patients. The medicines and supplies supplement…

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News and Press Release
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Direct Relief
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Direct Relief sends $1.3 million in medical aid to Zimbabwe

Cholera Outbreak Dire as Health System Crashes in Zimbabwe Direct Relief sending $1.3 million in medical aid to trusted partners responding to crisis. A devastating cholera outbreak has killed 589 people with 14,000 more in Zimbabwe infected as drastic shortages of medicines…

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News and Press Release
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Direct Relief
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Direct Relief's programme activities update Mar 2006

Recipient: J.F. Kapnek Charitable Trust Shipment Number: 4831 Shipment Date: 3/1/2006 Value: $117,049 Zimbabwe is an extremely poor country in sub-Saharan Africa with a life expectancy of only 37 years due in large part to the high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate. In Zimbabwe, nearly…

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News and Press Release
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Direct Relief
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Direct Relief's programme activities update Feb 2004

Recipient: J.F. Kapnek Charitable Trust Shipment Number: 3739 Shipment Date: 2/25/2004 Value: $528,720 Zimbabwe's health delivery system has been ranked the worst in the world (last out of the 191 countries surveyed) by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the situation…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
21 Mar 2011