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  • Boost to Healthcare as New Technology is Unveiled Feb 13, 2014

    Working in his office at the Mutare district hospital, Mr. Maxwell Tinorwa, a counsellor, shifts through volumes of health information data on his computer, a task that is made much easier and simplified through the application of the new District Health Information System version 2 (DHIS-2).

  • Improving Service Delivery through Reliable Communication Feb 13, 2014

    Working in close collaboration with the MoHCC, the Global Fund programme administered by UNDP has finalized the plans for installation of two fixed internet technologies in 82 health facilities nationwide, paving the way for better communications and timely reporting.

  • Patient Management System Goes Digital Feb 13, 2014

    Managing the records of a single patient on Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) is no mean task, especially if—as is common practice in Zimbabwe—the work is done manually. In a country with an estimated 700, 000 people on ART, this translates into huge workload, straining the already over-burdened health worker.

  • The Dawn of a New IT Era Feb 13, 2014

    The genesis of the modern national health information and surveillance system can be traced to the adoption of the DHIS-1.4 in 2010. This intervention assisted in strengthening the MoHCC national Health Information and Surveillance System (HISS). The system was piloted in Mashonaland Central Province from February-April 2010 and rolled out nationally in August 2010.

  • Zimbabwe Contributes US$ One Million To The Global Fund Dec 6, 2013
  • UN Development Chief Hails Progress on Halting and Reversing Spread of HIV; Says Significant Challenges Remain Dec 1, 2013
  • UN Day: For Safer Motherhood in Zimbabwe Oct 30, 2013

    Jointly with the Ministry of Health and Child Care, the United Nations Agencies in Zimbabwe celebrated the 68th anniversary of the United Nations at Chitungwiza Central Hospital with a call “For Safer Motherhood in Zimbabwe” – a theme that highlights the country’s high rates of maternal mortality.

  • Regional integration in Africa: key to transformation and development Oct 28, 2013

    Gathering for the African Economic Conference in Johannesburg, leaders call on continent to seize the moment for wide-ranging structural change.

  • UNDP Releases Guidelines To Address The HIV Risks Of Large Infrastructure Projects Sep 25, 2013

    Governments and partners on the African continent must reduce the impact of large infrastructure projects and mining operations on the spread of HIV, according to new guidelines released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with other UN and international organizations.

  • Boosting the Tourism Industry in Zimbabwe Aug 22, 2013

    The 2013 Zimbabwe Investment Handbook was launched in the tourist resort town of Victoria Falls on 21 August 2013, with a call for the country to deal head-on with the specific challenges affecting the tourism industry to reduce poverty, enhance growth and position Zimbabwe as a preferred tourist destination.

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