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CDC Country Director and Deputy for Programs Visit to Wilkins Hospital Ebola Ward

CDC leverages its core strengths to advance four overarching global health goals: 1) improving the health and well-being of people around the world, 2) improving capabilities for preparing for and responding to infectious diseases and emerging health threats, 3) building country public health capacity, and 4) maximizing organizational capacity. (To learn more about these goals ...
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Outstanding Zimbabwean Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

A Zimbabwean student based in the United States is one of the two who has been named Rhodes Scholars by the Zimbabwe Rhodes Scholarship selection committee. Rutendo Chigora, a final year student at the University of Pennsylvania, won the prestigious award alongside Christopher Sherwood, who is studying Mathematics with Finance at the University of Exeter ...
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Sustained Response to Ebola Still Needed

The world is facing the largest outbreak of Ebola it has ever known. Already, more than 14,000 cases of Ebola have been diagnosed in West Africa – and with sustained transmission in multiple countries and urban areas that number is only going to multiply. As part of the U.S. government’s comprehensive strategy to combat the ...
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Zimbabwe has High Student Mobility- CIS

Zimbabwe has one of the most highly mobile student populations in Africa, according to the Council for International Schools (CIS). CIS, a global non-profit membership organisation that provides services to higher education institutions and individuals focused on international education, coordinated a visit to eight African countries by 21 admissions officers from universities and colleges in ...
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Launch of President’s Malaria Initiative-Funded Malaria Indoor Residual Spraying

Remarks by the USG Deputy Chief of Mission, Robert Scott Manicaland District Medical Officer, Dr. Talent Maphosa Mutare District Government Staff Distinguished guests and professionals who have worked to prevent and treat malaria in Zimbabwe Mutare District community members, especially residents served by Chitakatira Health Center Members of the press Ladies and Gentlemen, It is ...
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