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.
Transforming Africa through Investing in People
Jul 17, 2013
Inclusive business holds the key to unlocking Africa’s development potential, UNDP Economic Advisor, Mr James Wakiaga has said. Speaking at the launch of the UNDP report Realizing Africa’s Wealth: Building Inclusive Business for Shared Prosperity, Mr Wakiaga described the situation of doing business in the slums and villages of Africa as challenging due to the lack of enabling market conditions.
Lessons from the accelerated plan for MDG2
Jul 1, 2013
The Ministry of Education, Sports, Art and Culture with support from the United Nations launched the Accelerated Action Plan (AAP) for MDG2 for Zimbabwe that aims at ensuring that by 2015, all Zimbabwean children—boys and girls alike—will be able to complete primary education.