Articles tagged 'dr david parirenyatwa'

Parirenyatwa arrested 13 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's former Minister of Health, Dr David Parirenyatwa has been arrested. He is facing charges of criminal abuse of office and is currently at the Harare Magistrates Court. More news to follow.
Panic amid Ebola scare 17 August 2018 HARARE - Panic has gripped the country following the death of a man in the border town of Beitbridge on Sunday from a disease whose symptoms match those of the deadly Ebola virus, which has resurfaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Yesterday, government moved swiftly to allay fears...
Govt fails to fix dialysis machines 2 May 2018 HARARE - Government is failing to secure spare parts for renal dialysis machines, resulting in most public hospitals operating without the important life-saving equipment, Health minister David Parirenyatwa has revealed. Speaking in the National Assembly recently, Parirenyatwa acknowledged tha...
Striking doctors have been letdown for long 12 March 2018 HARARE - It is disconcerting that despite well documented problems in public hospitals, government has not responded in a manner which shows an eagerness to either mitigate or end them. The problems at public health institutions — including hospitals and laboratories — have been there for some...
Mental health tribunal set up 20 December 2017 HARARE - Government has established a mental health tribunal to assess the continued incarceration of mentally challenged patients in prisons. Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa set up a nine-member Mental Health Review Tribunal on Monday to assess the continued detention of bot...
Health levy boosts drug supplies 15 December 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe is receiving a significant boost to its drug supplies, allowing it to expand its health care interventions after collecting $18 million from an airtime tax introduced earlier this year. Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa said what remained was to improve drug d...