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  • Zimbabwe launches Public Health Association Harare, 18 August 2015:  The Zimbabwe Public Health Association (ZiPHA) was launched on the 14th of August in Harare at a function attended by many public health practitioners from all over Zimbabwe. The association, whose vision is the attainment of the highest possible standards of health for all Zimbabweans, is committed to improving the health and living status of the people of Zimbabwe through the dedicated and active involvement of its members in all aspects of public health in Zimbabwe…
  • Zimbabwean employers urged to promote a conducive environment for nursing mothers to continue breastfeeding at the workplace Harare, 7 August 2015 :  This was said during the official launch of World Breastfeeding Week which was held at the Lafarge cement plant in Harare. Lafarge is a cement producing company which has strong policies about mothers continuing breastfeeding while at work;  a state of the art lactation room where mothers can take a break from work to breastfeed their babies or to express and store breastmilk; and a  day care center for babies and children from one year…
  • Meeting on the Use of Neglected Tropical Diseases Mapping Data to Improve Programme Impact kicks off in Harare Harare, 15 July 2015 - The meeting, which brought together NTD Program Managers and Data Managers from  Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe, The Gambia, Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone was officially opened by the WHO Representative/IST ESA Coordinator a.i. Dr David Okello in Harare this morning.
  • Zimbabwe commits to “reach, treat, and cure” all TB patients Mhangura, 12 June 2015 The commitment was made during the belated commemoration of World TB Day which was held at Mhangura Primary School.  Globally, World TB Day is commemorated on the 24th of March each year, but Zimbabwe held a belated commemoration on 12 June under the theme; Reach the three million: Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone. The theme is a call for concerted efforts from all towards realizing an end to the TB scourge by 2035, and its aimed at…
  • Zimbabweans urged to make food safety everybody’s business Mazowe, 13 May 2015: The call was made during the belated commemoration of World Health Day which was held at Mazowe Prison Farm. Zimbabwe  commemorated a belated World Health Day under the theme Food Safety- from farm to plate, make food safe. The theme highlights the urgent need for governments; organizations; food producers; food businesses and consumers to put measures in place that will improve food safety from the point of production to consumption.

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