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SAMA concerned over loss of qualified doctors

17 January 2019, 5:56 AM

SAMA has raised concerns over the loss of qualified doctors to other countries due to the Health Department’s inability to provide them with jobs.

A nurse holds a glass containing a cocktail of HIV/AIDS drugs for a patient at Mercy Centre.

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate fight

12 January 2019, 6:39 AM

The Global Fund is a group of governments, civil society and private sector partners which invests around $4 billion a year to fight infectious diseases. It was launched in 2002 and has since helped slash the number of people dying from AIDS, TB and malaria.

Scientist in the lab.

Scientists say “mosquito birth control” drug could be ready in five years

10 January 2019, 10:16 AM

Scientists in the United States said on Tuesday they had taken a major step toward developing a “mosquito birth control” drug to curb the spread of malaria and other killer diseases blamed for hundreds of thousands of deaths a year.

Solar panels being put in place

Solar cures energy ills at Zimbabwe’s power-short clinics

22 December 2018, 5:02 PM

The giant solar panels mounted on the roof of Budiriro Polyclinic, a public health centre in Harare, bring a smile to the faces of patients, including 40-year-old Alen Tafirei.

victims of Ebola put in a truck

To stop Ebola, Congo targets malaria in outbreak zone

29 November 2018, 7:27 AM

Health workers on Wednesday launched a door-to-door, four-day blitz to control malaria in Democratic Republic of Congo with the aim of cutting suspected Ebola cases in half.

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