Articles tagged 'world health organisation'

Review cholera vaccine: WHO 29 September 2018 HARARE - The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling for the review of the cholera vaccine following revelations that the infectious disease which broke out in Harare this month is multi-drug resistant. WHO's disease prevention and control officer Anderson Chimusoro told the Daily News yest...
Mzembi in costly boob 24 October 2017 HARARE - Newly-appointed Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi could be ruing his attempts to ingratiate himself with President Robert Mugabe after masterminding his short-lived appointment as the first ever World Health Organisation (WHO) African ambassador for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) ...
Mzembi to blame for Mugabe's humiliation 24 October 2017 HARARE - Without a doubt the decision by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to rescind its earlier decision to appoint President Robert Mugabe as its African ambassador for Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) is hard to take for the nonagenarian and his band of supporters. It leaves Mugabe embar...
Minister Mzembi in costly boob 24 October 2017 HARARE - Newly-appointed Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi could be ruing his attempts to ingratiate himself with President Robert Mugabe after masterminding his short-lived appointment as the first ever World Health Organisation (WHO) African ambassador for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) ...
WHO revokes Mugabe honour 23 October 2017 HARARE - The World Health Organisation (WHO) has rescinded an honour it had bestowed on President Robert Mugabe last Thursday in the wake of a deafening global outcry from affiliate organisations and stakeholders in the health services sector, the Daily News can report. In a move befitting an ...
WHO wants full Zim ban on tobacco ads 1 February 2016 HARARE - The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for a ban on all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in Zimbabwe to prevent young people from starting to smoke. This comes amid damning new research claiming almost two in every 10 children aged between 13 and 15 in Zimbabwe w...
Chaos as 'Ebola' corpse lands in Harare 5 February 2015 HARARE - There was pandemonium in Harare recently when grieving relatives “stole” the remains of a Zimbabwean woman whom local authorities suspect may have died from the dreaded Ebola virus in Conakry, Guinea late last year. The deceased, Tarisai Gombakomba, who was employed in Guinea as a dom...
WHO asks Zim to send personnel to West Africa 29 October 2014 HARARE - The World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked Zimbabwe to send personnel to West Africa to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, a senior government official has said. The revelations add to the pressure already being applied to the Zimbabwe government by health and aid groups for it to...
Govt dumps Aids patients 15 April 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's government is so broke that it has ordered HIV/Aids patients on medical aid to buy their own Anti-Retroviral drugs (ARVs) as figures of those needing State assistance swell. Zimbabwe has 1,2 million people who need ARV therapy. This is a significant increa...