SMOKING: MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND health impact of tobacco farming Wake up people, lets  stop poisoning society for the sake of wealth.

SMOKING: MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND health impact of tobacco farming Wake up people, lets  stop poisoning society for the sake of wealth.

SMOKING: MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND health impact of tobacco farming Wake up people, lets  stop poisoning society for the sake of wealth.   2019 is a new year and the world is moving towards improved health for all and sustainable practices. Zimbabwe has a major role to play, in encouraging people to stop smoking.Zimbabweans and the world at large, fail to take stock of the environmental and health problems of tobacco farming to the farming communities…

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Dr Marilena Pesaresi (85) who was stationed at All Souls Mission  (Luisa Guidotti Hospital Mutoko , died on 29 December 2018 in Rome, Italy.

Dr Marilena Pesaresi (85) who was stationed at All Souls Mission  (Luisa Guidotti Hospital Mutoko , died on 29 December 2018 in Rome, Italy.

Top medical practitioner Marilena Pesaresi, who was stationed at All Souls Mission Hospital (Luisa Guidotti Hospital), has died.   She is famed for helping patients at the Catholic-run All Souls Mission Hospital in Mutoko East and was one of the doctors who sent a number of heart patients to Italy for life-saving surgery. Yesterday, Catholics and villagers held a mass in honour of the late doctor, whom they described as one of the best doctors…

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ZIMBABWEAN DOCTOR struck off in UK for lying after admitting drink-driving, driving without a licence and failing to co-operate with a preliminary breath test, withholding details about his finances from the Child Support Agency to avoid paying £40 800 over two years and seven months to his former partner.

ZIMBABWEAN DOCTOR struck off in UK for lying after admitting drink-driving, driving without a licence and failing to co-operate with a preliminary breath test, withholding details about his finances from the Child Support Agency to avoid paying £40 800 over two years and seven months to his former partner.

ZIMBABWEAN DOCTOR struck off in UK for lying after admitting drink-driving, driving without a licence and failing to co-operate with a preliminary breath test, withholding details about his finances from the Child Support Agency to avoid paying £40 800 over two years and seven months to his former partner.   A children’S doctor who lied to the Child Support Agency to avoid paying maintenance has been struck off in the United Kingdom.   Dr Collen…

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ZIMBABWE nurses have further cut the days they will be reporting for duty at State hospitals from three to two days a week citing the biting economic conditions.

ZIMBABWE nurses have further cut the days they will be reporting for duty at State hospitals from three to two days a week citing the biting economic conditions.

The crisis at the country’s public hospitals is worsening as nurses have further cut the days they will be reporting for duty at State hospitals from three to two days a week citing the biting economic conditions. This comes after the nurses had earlier resorted to reporting for duty for three days a week due to fuel shortages, as well as their outstanding working conditions demands. In the meantime, the doctors and clinical radiologists have…

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SENIOR DOCTORS join striking juniors leading to suspension of major procedures at public health institutions until  530 suspended junior doctors are reinstated

SENIOR DOCTORS join striking juniors leading to suspension of major procedures at public health institutions until  530 suspended junior doctors are reinstated

HARARE – In the latest standoff between the government and striking junior doctors, senior medical personnel have now joined the industrial action by their juniors – leading to the suspension of major procedures at public health institutions across the country.   This follows the government’s ill-advised recent decision to suspend 530 junior doctors over their industrial action which was declared illegal by the Labour Court.   In a statement over the Christmas holiday, the Zimbabwe…

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‘Harare residents should brace for a dry festive season or rely on rain water, as council has run out of water purification chemicals’-Mayor Herbert Gomba

‘Harare residents should brace for a dry festive season or rely on rain water, as council has run out of water purification chemicals’-Mayor Herbert Gomba

‘Harare residents should brace for a dry festive season or rely on rain water, as council has run out of water purification chemicals’-Mayor Herbert Gomba   Mayor Herbert Gomba yesterday gave a grim picture of water supply in the capital as the festive season approaches, with supplies already having declined significantly.     Harare residents should brace for a dry festive season or rely on rain water, as council has run out of water purification…

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LABOUR MP LlOYD RUSSELL-MOYLE HAS TOLD told the House of Commons he is HIV positive during a debate about World AIDs Day.

LABOUR MP LlOYD RUSSELL-MOYLE HAS TOLD told the House of Commons he is HIV positive during a debate about World AIDs Day.   Mr Russell-Moyle has been met with a huge wave of support from the public and fellow politicians after becoming the first MP to disclose their HIV status.   LLoyd Russell-Moyle told the House of Commons he is HIV positive during a debate (Parliament TV) A visibly emotional Mr Russell-Moyle told the Commons:…

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‘BREAKING NEWS: CHOLERA 20 CASES- outbreak reported at Mt Darwin district Hospital  in Mashonaland Central ‘

‘BREAKING NEWS: CHOLERA 20 CASES- outbreak reported at Mt Darwin district Hospital  in Mashonaland Central ‘

All sources were reported at Mukaradzi Mine with the majority of the affected being artisanal miners. All the patients are admitted at Mt Darwin District Hospital.   District Medical Officer Dr George Mapiye was said to be locked up in a series of meetings to ensure rapid response to the outbreak. more news to follow. Herald

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ZIMBABWE , fifth highest HIV prevalence rate in Africa, records 250 new HIV infections weekly said to be fuelled mostly by adolescent girls

ZIMBABWE , fifth highest HIV prevalence rate in Africa, records 250 new HIV infections weekly said to be fuelled mostly by adolescent girls

The country, which has the fifth highest HIV prevalence rate in Africa, is together with other highly burdened countries aiming to reduce new infections to 500 000 annually by 2020.   According to a recent UNAids report, new infections stand at 1.8 million against the 2020 target. Speaking during a national media science cafe launch, leading HIV researcher Dr Nyaradzo Mmgodi said the weekly new infections were so high that it would be impossible to…

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ACCIDENT : MPILO CEO IN HEAD ON, 4 car pile up near 10km peg along Gweru-Kwekwe highway, 1 dead, several seriously injured

ACCIDENT : MPILO CEO IN HEAD ON, 4 car pile up near 10km peg along Gweru-Kwekwe highway, 1 dead, several seriously injured

ACCIDENT : MPILO CEO IN HEAD ON, 4 car pile up near 10km peg along Gweru-Kwekwe highway, 1 dead, several seriously injured MPILO Central Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Mr Leonard Mabhandi, cheated death after his vehicle was involved in a head-on collision with another near the 10km peg along Gweru-Kwekwe highway, police said yesterday.   Mr Mabhandi, who was alone in his car, escaped with a cut on his left leg but his Jeep Cherokee…

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