SA records big jump in new COVID infections; 520 new deaths reported

EWN – South Africa’s daily infections are up as well, with over 17,000 tests coming back positive over the past 24 hours – that’s almost 10,000 more compared to the…

Rush for COVID-19 vaccine as more register for first jab

By ZBC Reporter THE country has recorded remarkable uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine with an additional half a million jabs being administered within the past week. Uptake of the COVID-19…

Zimbabwe’s vaccination drive gets private sector backing

By Stanley James Zimbabwe’s vaccination drive has been welcomed by the private sector with industrialists saying it will facilitate the full resumption of economic activities. The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries…

New law on doctors, nurses strikes gazetted

DOCTORS and nurses working in public health institutions will no longer be allowed to go on strike for an uninterrupted period spanning more than three days under proposed changes to…

Vaccination of prisoners underway

By Abigirl Tembo With almost 900 active COVID-19 cases in the country’s prisons, correctional service authorities have intensified the vaccination drive, with over 14 thousand prisoners and their officers having…

Public pins hope on traditional herbs in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic

By Patience Nyagato As Covid-19 continues to ravage communities, with many not sure what the future holds, some are now pinning their hope on traditional medicine and herbs which have…

Zim launches Special Initiative For Mental Health and the Zimbabwe Mental Health Investment Case

By Oleen Ndori Government has launched the Special Initiative for Mental Health and the Zimbabwe Mental Health Investment Case as part of efforts to boost the national response strategy. The…

Arundel Hospital partners Parirenyatwa G.O.H in treating Covid-19

Arundel Hospital has partnered Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals in the provision of comprehensive treatment and care for Covid-19 patients. In a statement, Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals spokesperson Linos Dire said,…

Zimbabwe’s vaccination drive continues on an upward trajectory

By Oleen Ndori The country’s Covid-19 vaccination drive is gaining traction, with more than one million people having received their first jab as of this Sunday. The vaccination drive which…

Vaccination gateway to economic recovery

By Davison Vandira Experts say massive vaccination uptake is the quickest gateway to returning to socio-economic normalcy as evidenced by other jurisdictions that are close to attaining envisaged herd immunity.…