UK warns new coronavirus variant may delay reopening

Aljazeera – United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the country would accelerate its COVID-19 vaccination programme to try to contain a fast-spreading variant first identified in India that…

President Mnangagwa commissions Bulawayo Covid-19 Isolation and Treatment centre

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is in Bulawayo to officially open the Bulawayo Isolation and Treatment Centre and the Bulawayo Orthopaedic Hospital. The Bulawayo Isolation and Treatment Centre has a capacity of…

Mpilo hospital receives equipment worth us$15000

By ZBC Reporter MPILO Central Hospital’s Covid-19 response has received a timely boost after the health institution took delivery of medical equipment worth 15 thousand US dollars. The need for…

Incentives for health care workers on the cards

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT is finalising a policy that is set to improve the welfare of health care workers, including mortgage loans and a duty-free scheme for importing cars. The…

Health data registration system to be rolled out

IN a move aimed at improving the health delivery service system, Cabinet has approved the rolling out of a health data registration portal countrywide called Impilo which was conceived and…

FACTSHEET: How the Sinopharm vaccine works

ZimFact is publishing a series of fact guides on Covid-19 vaccines as a contribution to the provision of factual information around a pandemic surrounded by so much misinformation. The Sinopharm…

Harare’s public toilets overwhelmed by growing population

By John Nhandara Concern has been raised over the poor state of Harare’s public ablution facilities which have also become inadequate to service the increasing population in the Central Business…

Oxygen gas tanks to be installed at all district and general hospitals

By Abigirl Tembo Government has embarked on a massive infrastructure development programme for health institutions, with isolation centres being constructed countrywide. A visit to Victoria Chitepo Provincial Hospital in Mutare…

More than half a million Zimbabweans receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

By Abigirl Tembo More than half a million Zimbabweans have so far received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, a feat hugely attributed to the dedication of health care…

Vaccine tourism: South Africans cross into Zim for Covid-19 jab

Agencies – Zimbabwe has managed to keep the Covid-19 threat at bay, thanks to a rigorous vaccination programme. However, while Zimbabweans are warming up to the inoculation programme, foreigners are…