Zimbabwe Association of Medical Labolatory and Clinical Scientists to offer expertise on cholera
The Zimbabwe Association of Medical Labolatory and Clinical Scientists Bulawayo Chapter has volunteered to offer their expertise to help the nation fight cholera outbreak.
In a media briefing, the Bulawayo City Council Health Services Deputy Director Dr Khulamuzi Nyathi revealed that they have welcomed the pledge from Zimbabwe Association of Medical Labolatory and Clinical Scientists as this will boost capacity of laboratory services in diagnosing the deadly pandemic.
An executive member Mr Adam Omar said they were touched by the dire health situation in the country and felt that they can use their free time to do voluntary work in the clinical laboratories.
The last confirmed cholera case in Bulawayo was in 2008 and despite not having confirmed cholera cases in the recent outbreak, the Bulawayo metropolitan province has vowed to remain on high alert against any symptoms of diarrhoea and typhoid.