Divisions over efforts to fight malaria stall progress

KAROI — Ratidzai Moyo (33) of Chikangwe high density suburb is five months-pregnant and has suffered from the life threatening disease malaria twice within the last six months. Moyo told NewsDay that she was a victim of a recurrence of the malaria scourge that gripped Chiedza suburb in the farming town three years ago. She said there was a recurrence of malaria outbreak in Ward 10 while responsible authorities took long to curb it. “As you can see, we have many water bodies around Chikangwe. We are victims of mosquitos around…

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Concern over delay of renal unit opening

The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH), a health delivery services pressure group, has expressed dismay over the continued failure to operationalise the renal unit at Masvingo General Hospital, saying the situation was making life difficult for kidney patients in the province. Efforts to open the unit have stalled several times in the past few months amid allegations of red tape and bureaucratic bungling by officials at the provincial health referral centre. CWGH provincial chairperson Mrs Entrance Takaidza last week called on the Ministry of Health and Child Care to…

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