Sept. 24, 2022
Acting president commissions Gweru Provincial Hospital - Opportunistic Infections (OI antiretroviral therapy (ART) Centre of Excellence (COE). Centre will provide services to people in need of HIV specialised care and support
Sept. 24, 2022
The Government has allocated 40 new fully kitted ambulances to public health institutions countrywide, while an additional 60 specialised medical emergency vehicles are set to be distributed to health centres by year-end
Aug. 24, 2022
Construction of the One-Stop centre at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo is 95% complete
Aug. 18, 2020
Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvangwa in a post Cabinet briefing disclosed that Cabinet has approved the setting up of the COVID-19 Experts Advisory Committee which will provide evidence based advice to the National COVID-19 Preparedness and Response.
March 28, 2020
Zimbabwe goes into a 21-day lockdown on Monday 31 March 2020 as the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on 27/03/2020 rose to five, four in Harare and one in Victoria Falls.
The lockdown was the principal measure announced by President Mnangagwa in an address to the nation from State House.
While most businesses will close, essential services and producers and retailers of essential goods will continue to be open, including food shops, pharmacies and informal food markets. Power and water supplies are given high priority.
Oct. 4, 2019
The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) and all its partners agree that case-based surveillance is important to enable better understanding of the epidemic and design interventions for local areas. As next steps, the country will explore ways of scaling up the intervention to the rest of the country. This is expected to accelerate Zimbabwe’s progress towards implementation of tailored interventions.
July 16, 2019
In fulfilling the doctor’s request list, President Mnangagwa handed over a consignment of the required medical equipment which included infant incubators and resuscitates for neonatal intensive care unit, multiparameter monitors for adults and paediatrics, operating theatre tables (electric and hydraulic), portable electroencephalography machine, respiratory aid ventilator, and video endoscopy, gastroscopy and colonoscopy sets. He also handed over intensive care unit ventilators for adults and paediatrics, mobile x-ray machines and anaesthetic machines.
June 21, 2019
Zimbabwe has enough anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs that will last the next 12 months after Government secured funding to procure the life-prolonging therapy, Parliament has heard. Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said there was no need for people to panic over ARV drugs.