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  • WHO hosts UN @ 71 commemorations Harare, 25 October 2016 -  In an event that has been described by many as hugely successful, WHO hosted this year’s colorful  UN Day Celebrations at their Highlands compound. The Zimbabwe UN Country Team (UNCT) marked the 71st  birthday of the UN under the theme  #UN71: Make SDGs a reality for all. The theme  was reflected in the speeches from both the UN and Government representatives as well as in the displays mounted by UN agencies and the photo displays…
  • Zimbabwe scores big on HIV control Kwekwe, 1 December 2016 - This was said by the Honorable E.D. Mnangagwa, Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, during the commemoration of World AIDS Day in Kwekwe under the theme  Closing the tap of new infections. The government has disclosed the fall of new HIV infections in the country by 50% in the last 7 years. Presenting his statement at the commemoration, Hon. Mnangagwa announced that the country had recorded…
  • Zimbabwe | WHO calls for the implementation of a national pharmaceutical policy Harare, 11 October 2016  - The call was made by WHO Representative Dr David Okello at the Pharmaceutical Society of Zimbabwe’s Annual Pharmacists’ Indaba. Dr Okello said this policy, which should be well-integrated within the national health policy, is the  first step in the Government's efforts to ensure access to medicines for its population. “Such a policy should also define the regulatory framework for assuring product quality, safety and efficacy, and governance of functional and administrative processes,” said Dr Okello.
  • WHO calls for strengthening of health systems in addressing Antimicrobial Resistance Harare, 3 October 2016 -  The call was made by WHO Representative Dr David Okello at a media breakfast meeting to share information about Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and the work that WHO, FAO, the organization for animal health (OIE) and other partners are doing in Zimbabwe to decrease this real and urgent threat.
  • WHO hands over vehicles worth over USD 1.3m to Ministry of Health and Child Care EPI programme Harare, 26 September 2016 - The WHO Representative to Zimbabwe, Dr David Okello handed over to the Ministry of Health and Child Care 24 Land cruisers, and 9 refrigerated trucks for transporting vaccines in a move that will strengthen EPI surveillance and outreach services throughout the country. The vehicles, which are worth more than USD 1.3mil  and were procured on request from the Ministry of Health and Child Care using GAVI funds, were handed over at a colourful ceremony which…

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