NHS doctor under investigation for asking Muslim woman to remove her veil, petition launched in support, he may never practice again

NHS doctor under investigation for asking Muslim woman to remove her veil, petition launched in support, he may never practice again

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Zimbabwe First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa Appointed Ambassador for Health by Government

Zimbabwe First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa Appointed Ambassador for Health by Government

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has been appointed by the Ministry of Health as the ambassador for Health and Child Care. Initially she was appointed ambassador for maternal and child health. Amai Mnangagwa promised to work harder to ensure there is quality health care for all. Continue reading Zimbabwe First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa Appointed Ambassador for Health by Government

The man behind Somalia’s only free ambulance service – BBC News

The man behind Somalia’s only free ambulance service – BBC News

Somalia’s capital city – where there are frequent and deadly bomb blasts – only has one free ambulance service, which was founded by Abdulkadir Abdirahman Adan 13 years ago.

When he returned from Pakistan, where he had been studying dentistry, to Mogadishu as a fresh graduate he was struck by the lack of ambulances on the busy streets – and people using wheelbarrows to ferry the sick to hospital.

The very few ambulances that did exist and respond to calls came from private hospitals and patients had to pay for their collection.

So not long after his return, Dr Adan decided to start an ambulance service.

“I bought a minibus, revamped it and made it accessible for wheelchair users too,” he told the BBC.

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Zimbabwe Diaspora Health Alliance Launches ‘Save Our Hospitals Initiative’ – says Zim hospitals on ‘life support’

Zimbabwe Diaspora Health Alliance Launches ‘Save Our Hospitals Initiative’ – says Zim hospitals on ‘life support’

Senior doctors at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals yesterday narrated to the minister of Health Obadiah Moyo, of the horrors and deaths occurring everyday at major hospitals because of acute shortages of drugs and hospital consumables. Continue reading Zimbabwe Diaspora Health Alliance Launches ‘Save Our Hospitals Initiative’ – says Zim hospitals on ‘life support’