Articles tagged 'zimbabwe association of doctors for human rights'

'Aug 1 victims feared seeking help from State hospitals' 18 November 2018 HARARE - John Muza* left home on August 1 to purchase a new laptop in Harare's CBD after saving for more than six months. It was a poignant moment for him as a disc jockey (DJ) at a night club. Muza would finally get his long-cherished laptop, an important piece of gear in the modern DJ's a...
Doctors lift lid on August 1 shootings 16 November 2018 HARARE - Doctors yesterday lifted the lid on the August 1 killings, releasing an explosive report in which several people accused the military of shooting them at point blank following the hotly-disputed July 30 elections. In their report titled “A New Era or Error” — which was released at a l...
Govt gets 72-hour ultimatum 11 October 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has been given 72 hours to fix the economic challenges that have crippled the healthcare sector or face an urgent constitutional court challenge. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) said yesterday that the poor state o...
Doctors tear into political manifestos 23 July 2018 HARARE - An analysis of the election manifestos authored by the major political parties contesting in the July 30 polls has exposed their lack of appreciation of what needs to be done to resolve the crisis in Zimbabwe's healthcare system. While there was a demonstrable understanding of the roo...
Rights doctors condemn Mukupe 28 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has condemned deputy Finance and Economic Planning minister Terrence Mukupe's disturbing denigration of opposition leader Tendai Biti over anti-retroviral (ARVs) drugs. ZADHR said political leaders must be torch bearers in t...
Soaring drug prices slash life expectancy: Doctors 26 October 2017 HARARE - The high-profile price hikes of medication have raised the ire of rights doctors. Evans Spanton, the secretary-general of the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights, said a lot of Zimbabweans are on chronic medication and this development will significantly reduce quality of...
Health workers demand voting facilities 8 May 2017 HARARE - Ahead of next year's elections, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (Zadhr) wants government to set up polling stations at hospitals to enable on duty medical practitioners to vote. In a petition to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), the body mandated with runni...
Doctors slam failure to contain typhoid 12 January 2017 HARARE - Rights doctors have been profoundly dismayed by watching citizens, mainly children, suffer and die because of a preventable disease such as typhoid. Zimbabwe is scrambling to contain the outbreak of typhoid following at least two deaths and more than 100 suspected cases of the bacteri...
'Align health laws to new Constitution' 14 December 2013 HARARE - Government must align all existing pieces of legislation on health with the new Constitution to guarantee citizens’ right to mental and physical well-being, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has said. ZADHR is a group of doctors and other health professional...