Obadiah Moyo

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Obadiah Moyo said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : “The NSSA scandal — which cost Minister Mupfumira her job; the vehicle-scandal which cost Mr Tapfuma his job and liberty; the procurement scandal which cost former Minister Undenge his liberty; and the current Covid-related procurement scandal which has cost Minister Obadiah Moyo his job, have all been extensively reported upon, by State and private media alike. Not a single journalist has been arrested or charged for practising their profession in any one of these and, in fact, a multiplicity of other high-profile cases of evident or suspected criminality,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The whole objective of that was to ensure that we are a member of the family of nations who can trade and who can allow any companies, particularly from the West to come and invest and we are still encouraging that,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Corruption is something that we are acting on and not just something which is theoretical. You are aware that two Cabinet ministers have been arraigned, and a number of other officials and bureaucrats,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “You believe that State Security agencies abducted those women, but this is a matter which is under investigation and an interim report has actually been produced by the Ministry of Home Affairs, which articulates clearly that this could be leading to one of those issues which are stage managed towards a particular regional or international event,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The military has no business in Cyber Security and Data Protection issues," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We, therefore, note that the military has no role in civilian activities and must be confined in the barracks and leave issues of regulation of the internet to civilian institutions through a pro-human rights approach to internet governance," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "This is the reason why there is a process of unbundling the law," "These were the mistakes accrued at the turn of the century, to plunge into the same mistakes smacks of underhand dealings on the part of the government towards politicisation of the process aimed at compromising the right to privacy" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The current situation involving our health workers is deplorable and we will continue to engage them and meet their requirements too but they must go back to work” External link

dailymaverick Friday, July 3, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The complaints centred on delays in testing the returnees and where tests had been done, results were taking longer than expected to be delivered to rightful recipients. With effect from last week, Government took a deliberate approach to concentrate available resources to testing people in quarantine centres so as to alleviate challenges being faced by our people,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “There was a marked reduction of prices, from the original invoice we got that down to US$600,392,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, June 13, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The whole process of testing and discharging has been done and this has been done very efficiently and we have set the parameters on how it should be done. There are now guidelines on how we should be working with people in the quarantine areas. They are not there to be disadvantaged, they are there to be assisted as we follow the regulations as published," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The whole process of testing and discharging has been done and this has been done very efficiently and we have set the parameters on how it should be done. There are now guidelines on how we should be working with people in the quarantine areas. They are not there to be disadvantaged, they are there to be assisted as we follow the regulations as published,” External link

herald Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We want to make sure that we test all incoming returnees from day one as they arrive but firstly we have to clear the quarantine facilities," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We want to make sure that we test all incoming returnees from day one as they arrive but firstly we have to clear the quarantine facilities,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This means that we have to concentrate on testing in the quarantine areas at early stages, on day one before people even get to know each other or mixing within that area. We must be able to distinguish on that very day that this one is positive and that one is negative so that we know straight away whether to isolate or quarantine the concerned returnees,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “So in order for us to be 100 percent certain that there is no infection or cross infection within the quarantine areas, we must do PCR testing before the returnees enter the quarantine area,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The country has a capacity to do slightly above 2 000 tests per day and we need to prepare for increased testing. The decentralization of PCR testing has also increased the access of the tests to the population with a decrease in turnaround time of results being observed," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 8, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "As deliveries improve, the testing can then be expanded to other groups of people. Parliamentarians are also earmarked for Covid-19 testing utilising PCR," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 8, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “For this reason, whilst more deliveries are in the pipeline, testing has been prioritised for the quarantine areas and those patients presenting with classical symptoms of Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The country has a capacity to do slightly above 2 000 tests per day and we need to prepare for increased testing. The decentralization of PCR testing has also increased the access of the tests to the population with a decrease in turnaround time of results being observed,” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As deliveries improve, the testing can then be expanded to other groups of people. Parliamentarians are also earmarked for Covid-19 testing utilising PCR,” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As part of our national strategy we have started to incorporate traditional knowledge systems in our effort to finds a remedy to the pandemic with researches on the use of traditional herbs already underway,” External link

zbc Sunday, June 7, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Whoever has the disease must be made public. So, it is not like HIV which is a different category," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "There is a huge gap in our resource capability. Therefore, we end up doing the random and what is called hot spotting," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : "Once identified as positive, the patients are quickly taken to our isolation facilities, depending on their status — whether they are moderate, mild to moderate and/or severe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "It is common knowledge that there is a huge competition for the commodities which are used for testing. At the same time, commodities are being allocated to countries by risk of burden of the disease, hence the deliveries have been taking time as Zimbabwe is regarded as a low risk country," "The commodities have not been delivered in complete packages in some cases," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Whoever has the disease must be made public. So, it is not like HIV which is a different category,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 5, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “There is a huge gap in our resource capability. Therefore, we end up doing the random and what is called hot spotting,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 5, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : “Once identified as positive, the patients are quickly taken to our isolation facilities, depending on their status — whether they are moderate, mild to moderate and/or severe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 5, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “It is common knowledge that there is a huge competition for the commodities which are used for testing. At the same time, commodities are being allocated to countries by risk of burden of the disease, hence the deliveries have been taking time as Zimbabwe is regarded as a low risk country,” “The commodities have not been delivered in complete packages in some cases,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 5, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Since the onset of COVID-19, Zimbabwe carried out 19 237 PCR tests and 23 594 rapid diagnostic tests. We now want to have district hospitals carrying out COVID-19 tests using gene-expert testing,” External link

newsday Friday, June 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Since the onset of COVID-19, Zimbabwe carried out 19 237 PCR tests and 23 594 rapid diagnostic tests. We now want to have district hospitals carrying out COVID-19 tests using gene-expert testing,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We have decentralised testing in provinces and as part of priority we are testing in quarantine centres and as of yesterday we had 203 confirmed case, 29 recoveries and 170 active cases,” External link

zbc Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “The majority of reported COVID-19 cases are the ones of people coming through as returnees and we have less local transmissions, showing that our tracking systems are efficient,” External link

newsday Monday, June 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Following the negotiations which were done between the Ministry of Health and Drax representative, they agreed to reduce their prices (to US$600 392)," External link

allafrica Sunday, May 31, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : "We must make sure that they don't mix with locals when they come in," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “The majority of reported COVID-19 cases are the ones of people coming through as returnees and we have less local transmissions, showing that our tracking systems are efficient,” External link

newsday Saturday, May 30, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "They have already identified a facility where the traditional Chinese medicine will be based so that we can be able to develop it and bring in more medicines and use them," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We must make sure that they don’t mix with locals when they come in,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, May 29, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Those who are positive, we take them to the isolation centres for assessment and further management,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “It is an issue for all of us. So, there is serious need for us to double our testing and contact tracing efforts,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have seen Madagascar coming up with their form of therapy and in Zimbabwe everything is being put on clinical trial and must be approved by the World Health Organisation to ensure that any claim to a cure is relevant and correct," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have several Zimbabweans coming through with donations but the biggest donor is Sakunda Holdings. We have recorded everything and there is a lot of transparency and the money is deposited into a Finance ministry account," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The majority of reported COVID-19 cases are the ones of people coming through as returnees and we have less local transmission, showing that our tracking systems are efficient," "Our biggest problem is returnees. That is where we are going to get a lot of cases from people coming from South Africa and Botswana, but we cannot stop them from coming back home" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We are also concerned that some returning citizens are bringing the disease, and we have thus upped security surveillance not only in towns, but also along our borders because there is a danger of infected people getting into the country undetected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Following Cabinet decision and a high-level meeting; a policy change enabling investors to hold 100 percent ownership of medicinal cannabis licences was made in order to improve the competitiveness of the sector both regionally and globally,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As government we are doing everything in our power to clear the backlog that we have,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 25, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Going forward, we plan to increase the number of tests per day but we are hampered by lack of access to test kits and PPE (personal protective equipment),” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The most interesting one is that we want to look at the effects of our herbs here in Zimbabwe. We have the Natural Therapeutic Council also working on that. You have heard about what Madagascar has come up with. We have teams here who are also working quietly on these issues and we are hoping to come up with results,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This has caused a scramble for materials among nations and inevitably we are also affected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “And as such, we have engaged the security forces to step in to enforce the lockdown so that people stay at home,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “TCM is a very useful area which we are seriously looking at. So the visiting doctor who is here is going to lead us in that aspect and when the next team comes we want to see more TCM doctors coming in,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, May 24, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “TCM is a very useful area which we are seriously looking at. So the visiting doctor who is here is going to lead us in that aspect and when the next team comes we want to see more TCM doctors coming in,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This has caused a scramble for materials among nations and inevitably we are also affected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "TCM is a very useful area which we are seriously looking at. So the visiting doctor who is here is going to lead us in that aspect and when the next team comes we want to see more TCM doctors coming in," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 22, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Going forward, we plan to increase the number of tests per day but we are hampered by lack of access to test kits and PPE (personal protective equipment),” External link

zimeye Friday, May 22, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Going forward, we plan to increase the number of tests per day but we are hampered by lack of access to test kits and PPE (personal protective equipment),” External link

zimeye Friday, May 22, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Going forward, we plan to increase the number of tests per day but we are hampered by lack of access to test kits and PPE (personal protective equipment)," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We are also concerned that some returning citizens are bringing the disease, and we have thus upped security surveillance not only in towns, but also along our borders because there is a danger of infected people getting into the country undetected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We are also concerned that some returning citizens are bringing the disease, and we have thus upped security surveillance not only in towns, but also along our borders because there is a danger of infected people getting into the country undetected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We want to make sure that everyone that gets admitted at our institutions comes out alive. We also have researches put in place as part of prevention, containment and mitigation strategies,” External link

zbc Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, May 9, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Furthermore, RDTs that we might have to use must be fully validated and no one should come and use any rapid test kits. We are talking with the WHO to give us those guidelines and also from China who have been using these rapid test kits," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We still have to get more data and we need to carry out more testing so it is not yet time to celebrate until we have tested a certain figure which we feel is a significant number to say we are now out of danger," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We want you to be independent and not only to wait for Government directives," "You must think outside the box so that there is adequate availability of ARVs" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Furthermore, RDTs that we might have to use must be fully validated and no one should come and use any rapid test kits. We are talking with the WHO to give us those guidelines and also from China who have been using these rapid test kits," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “For diagnosis purposes, we have the PCR platforms, which we have been using all along and all our results have been based on the PCR diagnostic platform,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Furthermore, RDTs that we might have to use must be fully validated and no one should come and use any rapid test kits. We are talking with the WHO to give us those guidelines and also from China who have been using these rapid test kits,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “It is possible that we might be able to get more positives so the issue is we are not going to be relaxing because we have been getting negatives. We have to be much more serious and we have to make sure that we continue applying the measures that will stop Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We are encouraging all the supermarkets or wherever in the industry to make sure that you do not serve people who do not wear masks. We don’t like a situation where supermarkets end up with hundreds of people inside so they have to control the people who come in,” External link

herald Monday, May 4, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "PPEs have been distributed to all centres right round the provinces in Zimbabwe so the programme is proceeding with ease. We will see how much we will be able to collect, we want to see how much we will be able to collect on a daily basis," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Our teams from Harare and Mashonaland West have since started combing the whole area, tracing and testing all individuals as we try to get to the bottom of this issue,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 27, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said ( about Province ) : "Our teams from Harare and Mashonaland West Province have since started combing the whole area, tracing and testing all individuals as we try to get to the bottom of this issue," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, April 27, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Our teams from Harare and Mashonaland West have since started combing the whole area, tracing and testing all individuals as we try to get to the bottom of this issue," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 27, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "With winter fast approaching and taking into cognisance that it creates conditions ideal for more infections, the treatment of Covid-19 symptoms is now central to our war against the virus," "Modalities have been put in place for the importation of medications that we cannot locally produce and we expect a consignment in the country soon. Local pharmaceutical companies have also been capacitated and are producing increased supplies of medicines such as paracetamol tablets and syrup, Vitamin C, and multivitamin tablets" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 27, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “With winter fast approaching and taking into cognisance that it creates conditions ideal for more infections, the treatment of Covid-19 symptoms is now central to our war against the virus,” “Modalities have been put in place for the importation of medications that we cannot locally produce and we expect a consignment in the country soon. Local pharmaceutical companies have also been capacitated and are producing increased supplies of medicines such as paracetamol tablets and syrup, Vitamin C, and multivitamin tablets” External link

herald Monday, April 27, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Our teams from Harare and Mashonaland West have since started combing the whole area, tracing and testing all individuals as we try to get to the bottom of this issue,” External link

herald Monday, April 27, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “However, these gains are being threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic, a disease which has common initial symptoms to malaria, which include fever, headache, generalised body pains and weakness,” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "This has become an area of interest and therefore we are going to be hot-spotting by making sure that the population around there is screened. That is the only way we can make a determination on the source of Gogo's infection," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This has become an area of interest and therefore we are going to be hot-spotting by making sure that the population around there is screened. That is the only way we can make a determination on the source of Gogo’s infection,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 25, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “However, these gains are being threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic, a disease which has common initial symptoms to malaria, which include fever, headache, generalised body pains and weakness,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 25, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This has become an area of interest and therefore we are going to be hot-spotting by making sure that the population around there is screened. That is the only way we can make a determination on the source of Gogo’s infection,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “However, these gains are being threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic, a disease which has common initial symptoms to malaria, which include fever, headache, generalised body pains and weakness,” “If not treated early, the disease progresses to severe malaria and the patient experiences difficulties in breathing, liver and kidney failure and confusion” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Village health workers were reluctant to assist patients with say a fever because of the similarity in symptoms of malaria and Covid-19, but now since we have enough PPEs, we are now going to make sure that they are all well protected as they approach these patients,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The theme for this year’s World Malaria Day reminds us of our roles and responsibilities in the elimination of malaria in the sub-region, hence the theme is very appropriate for all the countries that make the E8 bloc,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This scenario calls for the need for close collaboration and sharing of lessons learnt and best practices for our countries,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We have since roped them in so that they may be able to assist in the sampling process so that we come up with a sizable number of samples per day and this is going to happen countrywide,” External link

zimeye Friday, April 24, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “So in terms of numbers, we are really pushing to make sure that we get more candidates enrolling and being sampled appropriately,” External link

zimeye Friday, April 24, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We will now conduct rapid tests on the eighth day and if they are found to be positive, they will be sent to an isolation centre. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities,” External link

newsday Friday, April 24, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “And if they are found to be positive they will be sent to an isolation center. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "And if they are found to be positive they will be sent to an isolation center. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “And if they are found to be positive they will be sent to an isolation center. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 23, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "And if they are found to be positive they will be sent to an isolation center. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “PPE is the ammunition required by our health workers right now and the PCR machine will indeed help us improve coverage of definitive testing to Covid-19,” External link

herald Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Malaria outbreak is for real and this is its peak season in Zimbabwe. The burden of testing has been hampered by COVID-19. Our teams that normally go out to test right now are experiencing slowing down of the process,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This is an issue we are tackling because this is the season where most people get infected and a rise in cases of deaths is also high,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We need to test as many people as possible for us to ascertain the magnitude of the problem we have before reaching any conclusion," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The malaria death toll has increased and as we speak it's now 152. We are in a malaria season in Zimbabwe but the country had focused more on the fight against COVID-19," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We want to boost the human resource element in our ministry so that we can be able to look after this pandemic. We are grateful for having unfrozen those posts in this time of need” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We want to boost the human resource element in our ministry so that we can be able to look after this pandemic. We are grateful for having unfrozen those posts in this time of need" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We want to boost the human resource element in our ministry so that we can be able to look after this pandemic. We are grateful for having unfrozen those posts in this time of need” External link

herald Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 20, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 20, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo confirmed : "The hospital is currently in the process of converting part of the hospital into a COVID-19 treatment facility," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We hope to get more testing kits so that we come up with results early,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We hope to get more testing kits so that we come up with results early,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 9, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We are in the process of decentralising the whole process. Currently, we have the kits for PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing and the PCR is the definitive testing used to detect early infections," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : "We hope to get more testing kits so that we come up with results early," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "For rural areas like Gokwe, if a patient shows signs of the disease we have the rapid response team that is in every province and those teams will attend to any case," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : "The only reliable testing that is taking place in the country is being carried by the government and not private hospitals. As government, we are using the golden standard which is definitive, although this takes five hours for results to show," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This way, one person can test negative when one is positive, and a positive person can test negative when that is not the case. So, those tests are not reliable,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We hope to get more testing kits so that we come up with results early,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Our plan is to decentralise the testing process. We want to ensure that we have testing capacity at each and every government hospital, in every province,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “After that, we will then increase the number of testing sites in Harare and then eventually go countrywide. This will be done in the shortest time possible,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : “If the person is showing clinical signs of the disease, they will be taken to a hospital and then comprehensive tests will be carried out,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As Government, we strongly condemn this because these organisations are not following the WHO laid down specifications,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As Government, we strongly condemn this because these organisations are not following the WHO laid down specifications,” External link

herald Monday, April 6, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "This way, one person can test negative when one is positive, and a positive person can test negative when that is not the case. So, those tests are not reliable," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 6, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : "The only reliable testing that is taking place in the country is being carried by the government and not private hospitals," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 6, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "This way, one person can test negative when one is positive, and a positive person can test negative when that is not the case. So, those tests are not reliable," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : "The only reliable testing that is taking place in the country is being carried by the government and not private hospitals," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : "This testing is going to be expansive and it will include contact tracing to ensure that we test as many people as possible," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : "We are working hard together with the business community, donor partners and other well-wishers to ensure that our hospitals are well equipped," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “For Harare we have had private organisations who are coming forward and they want to work with Government in establishing more isolation facilities. These are not facilities for private cases only, these are facilities for any Zimbabwean who gets sick in Harare or even if you are coming from outside,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT



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Obadiah Moyo said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : “The NSSA scandal — which cost Minister Mupfumira her job; the vehicle-scandal which cost Mr Tapfuma his job and liberty; the procurement scandal which cost former Minister Undenge his liberty; and the current Covid-related procurement scandal which has cost Minister Obadiah Moyo his job, have all been extensively reported upon, by State and private media alike. Not a single journalist has been arrested or charged for practising their profession in any one of these and, in fact, a multiplicity of other high-profile cases of evident or suspected criminality,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : "As a result of those investigations, several arrests were made. The most prominent of those arrested was the former Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo, who was charged and relieved of his duties as Minister of Health and Child Care," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : "ZANU-PF stands solidly behind the decision by His Excellency, President ED Mnangagwa to remove Dr Obadiah Moyo from the post of Minister of Health and Child Care," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Misheck Sibanda said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : “Please be advised that his Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Cde ED Mnangagwa, has in terms of section 340, subsection (1), paragraph (f) — as read with section 104, subsection (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe — removed Dr Obadiah Moyo from the office of Cabinet Minister with immediate effect, for conduct inappropriate of a government minister,” External link

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Obadiah Moyo said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : “The NSSA scandal — which cost Minister Mupfumira her job; the vehicle-scandal which cost Mr Tapfuma his job and liberty; the procurement scandal which cost former Minister Undenge his liberty; and the current Covid-related procurement scandal which has cost Minister Obadiah Moyo his job, have all been extensively reported upon, by State and private media alike. Not a single journalist has been arrested or charged for practising their profession in any one of these and, in fact, a multiplicity of other high-profile cases of evident or suspected criminality,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The whole objective of that was to ensure that we are a member of the family of nations who can trade and who can allow any companies, particularly from the West to come and invest and we are still encouraging that,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Corruption is something that we are acting on and not just something which is theoretical. You are aware that two Cabinet ministers have been arraigned, and a number of other officials and bureaucrats,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “You believe that State Security agencies abducted those women, but this is a matter which is under investigation and an interim report has actually been produced by the Ministry of Home Affairs, which articulates clearly that this could be leading to one of those issues which are stage managed towards a particular regional or international event,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The military has no business in Cyber Security and Data Protection issues," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We, therefore, note that the military has no role in civilian activities and must be confined in the barracks and leave issues of regulation of the internet to civilian institutions through a pro-human rights approach to internet governance," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "This is the reason why there is a process of unbundling the law," "These were the mistakes accrued at the turn of the century, to plunge into the same mistakes smacks of underhand dealings on the part of the government towards politicisation of the process aimed at compromising the right to privacy" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The current situation involving our health workers is deplorable and we will continue to engage them and meet their requirements too but they must go back to work” External link

dailymaverick Friday, July 3, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The complaints centred on delays in testing the returnees and where tests had been done, results were taking longer than expected to be delivered to rightful recipients. With effect from last week, Government took a deliberate approach to concentrate available resources to testing people in quarantine centres so as to alleviate challenges being faced by our people,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “There was a marked reduction of prices, from the original invoice we got that down to US$600,392,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, June 13, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The whole process of testing and discharging has been done and this has been done very efficiently and we have set the parameters on how it should be done. There are now guidelines on how we should be working with people in the quarantine areas. They are not there to be disadvantaged, they are there to be assisted as we follow the regulations as published," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The whole process of testing and discharging has been done and this has been done very efficiently and we have set the parameters on how it should be done. There are now guidelines on how we should be working with people in the quarantine areas. They are not there to be disadvantaged, they are there to be assisted as we follow the regulations as published,” External link

herald Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We want to make sure that we test all incoming returnees from day one as they arrive but firstly we have to clear the quarantine facilities," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We want to make sure that we test all incoming returnees from day one as they arrive but firstly we have to clear the quarantine facilities,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:10:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This means that we have to concentrate on testing in the quarantine areas at early stages, on day one before people even get to know each other or mixing within that area. We must be able to distinguish on that very day that this one is positive and that one is negative so that we know straight away whether to isolate or quarantine the concerned returnees,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “So in order for us to be 100 percent certain that there is no infection or cross infection within the quarantine areas, we must do PCR testing before the returnees enter the quarantine area,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The country has a capacity to do slightly above 2 000 tests per day and we need to prepare for increased testing. The decentralization of PCR testing has also increased the access of the tests to the population with a decrease in turnaround time of results being observed," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 8, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "As deliveries improve, the testing can then be expanded to other groups of people. Parliamentarians are also earmarked for Covid-19 testing utilising PCR," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 8, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “For this reason, whilst more deliveries are in the pipeline, testing has been prioritised for the quarantine areas and those patients presenting with classical symptoms of Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The country has a capacity to do slightly above 2 000 tests per day and we need to prepare for increased testing. The decentralization of PCR testing has also increased the access of the tests to the population with a decrease in turnaround time of results being observed,” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As deliveries improve, the testing can then be expanded to other groups of people. Parliamentarians are also earmarked for Covid-19 testing utilising PCR,” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As part of our national strategy we have started to incorporate traditional knowledge systems in our effort to finds a remedy to the pandemic with researches on the use of traditional herbs already underway,” External link

zbc Sunday, June 7, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Whoever has the disease must be made public. So, it is not like HIV which is a different category," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "There is a huge gap in our resource capability. Therefore, we end up doing the random and what is called hot spotting," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : "Once identified as positive, the patients are quickly taken to our isolation facilities, depending on their status — whether they are moderate, mild to moderate and/or severe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "It is common knowledge that there is a huge competition for the commodities which are used for testing. At the same time, commodities are being allocated to countries by risk of burden of the disease, hence the deliveries have been taking time as Zimbabwe is regarded as a low risk country," "The commodities have not been delivered in complete packages in some cases," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Whoever has the disease must be made public. So, it is not like HIV which is a different category,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 5, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “There is a huge gap in our resource capability. Therefore, we end up doing the random and what is called hot spotting,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 5, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : “Once identified as positive, the patients are quickly taken to our isolation facilities, depending on their status — whether they are moderate, mild to moderate and/or severe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 5, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “It is common knowledge that there is a huge competition for the commodities which are used for testing. At the same time, commodities are being allocated to countries by risk of burden of the disease, hence the deliveries have been taking time as Zimbabwe is regarded as a low risk country,” “The commodities have not been delivered in complete packages in some cases,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 5, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Since the onset of COVID-19, Zimbabwe carried out 19 237 PCR tests and 23 594 rapid diagnostic tests. We now want to have district hospitals carrying out COVID-19 tests using gene-expert testing,” External link

newsday Friday, June 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Since the onset of COVID-19, Zimbabwe carried out 19 237 PCR tests and 23 594 rapid diagnostic tests. We now want to have district hospitals carrying out COVID-19 tests using gene-expert testing,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We have decentralised testing in provinces and as part of priority we are testing in quarantine centres and as of yesterday we had 203 confirmed case, 29 recoveries and 170 active cases,” External link

zbc Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “The majority of reported COVID-19 cases are the ones of people coming through as returnees and we have less local transmissions, showing that our tracking systems are efficient,” External link

newsday Monday, June 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Following the negotiations which were done between the Ministry of Health and Drax representative, they agreed to reduce their prices (to US$600 392)," External link

allafrica Sunday, May 31, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : "We must make sure that they don't mix with locals when they come in," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “The majority of reported COVID-19 cases are the ones of people coming through as returnees and we have less local transmissions, showing that our tracking systems are efficient,” External link

newsday Saturday, May 30, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "They have already identified a facility where the traditional Chinese medicine will be based so that we can be able to develop it and bring in more medicines and use them," External link

allafrica Saturday, May 30, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We must make sure that they don’t mix with locals when they come in,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, May 29, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Those who are positive, we take them to the isolation centres for assessment and further management,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “It is an issue for all of us. So, there is serious need for us to double our testing and contact tracing efforts,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have seen Madagascar coming up with their form of therapy and in Zimbabwe everything is being put on clinical trial and must be approved by the World Health Organisation to ensure that any claim to a cure is relevant and correct," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have several Zimbabweans coming through with donations but the biggest donor is Sakunda Holdings. We have recorded everything and there is a lot of transparency and the money is deposited into a Finance ministry account," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The majority of reported COVID-19 cases are the ones of people coming through as returnees and we have less local transmission, showing that our tracking systems are efficient," "Our biggest problem is returnees. That is where we are going to get a lot of cases from people coming from South Africa and Botswana, but we cannot stop them from coming back home" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We are also concerned that some returning citizens are bringing the disease, and we have thus upped security surveillance not only in towns, but also along our borders because there is a danger of infected people getting into the country undetected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Following Cabinet decision and a high-level meeting; a policy change enabling investors to hold 100 percent ownership of medicinal cannabis licences was made in order to improve the competitiveness of the sector both regionally and globally,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As government we are doing everything in our power to clear the backlog that we have,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 25, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Going forward, we plan to increase the number of tests per day but we are hampered by lack of access to test kits and PPE (personal protective equipment),” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The most interesting one is that we want to look at the effects of our herbs here in Zimbabwe. We have the Natural Therapeutic Council also working on that. You have heard about what Madagascar has come up with. We have teams here who are also working quietly on these issues and we are hoping to come up with results,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This has caused a scramble for materials among nations and inevitably we are also affected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “And as such, we have engaged the security forces to step in to enforce the lockdown so that people stay at home,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “TCM is a very useful area which we are seriously looking at. So the visiting doctor who is here is going to lead us in that aspect and when the next team comes we want to see more TCM doctors coming in,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, May 24, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “TCM is a very useful area which we are seriously looking at. So the visiting doctor who is here is going to lead us in that aspect and when the next team comes we want to see more TCM doctors coming in,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This has caused a scramble for materials among nations and inevitably we are also affected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "TCM is a very useful area which we are seriously looking at. So the visiting doctor who is here is going to lead us in that aspect and when the next team comes we want to see more TCM doctors coming in," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 22, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Going forward, we plan to increase the number of tests per day but we are hampered by lack of access to test kits and PPE (personal protective equipment),” External link

zimeye Friday, May 22, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Going forward, we plan to increase the number of tests per day but we are hampered by lack of access to test kits and PPE (personal protective equipment),” External link

zimeye Friday, May 22, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Going forward, we plan to increase the number of tests per day but we are hampered by lack of access to test kits and PPE (personal protective equipment)," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We are also concerned that some returning citizens are bringing the disease, and we have thus upped security surveillance not only in towns, but also along our borders because there is a danger of infected people getting into the country undetected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We are also concerned that some returning citizens are bringing the disease, and we have thus upped security surveillance not only in towns, but also along our borders because there is a danger of infected people getting into the country undetected,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We want to make sure that everyone that gets admitted at our institutions comes out alive. We also have researches put in place as part of prevention, containment and mitigation strategies,” External link

zbc Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, May 9, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Furthermore, RDTs that we might have to use must be fully validated and no one should come and use any rapid test kits. We are talking with the WHO to give us those guidelines and also from China who have been using these rapid test kits," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We still have to get more data and we need to carry out more testing so it is not yet time to celebrate until we have tested a certain figure which we feel is a significant number to say we are now out of danger," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We want you to be independent and not only to wait for Government directives," "You must think outside the box so that there is adequate availability of ARVs" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Furthermore, RDTs that we might have to use must be fully validated and no one should come and use any rapid test kits. We are talking with the WHO to give us those guidelines and also from China who have been using these rapid test kits," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “For diagnosis purposes, we have the PCR platforms, which we have been using all along and all our results have been based on the PCR diagnostic platform,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Furthermore, RDTs that we might have to use must be fully validated and no one should come and use any rapid test kits. We are talking with the WHO to give us those guidelines and also from China who have been using these rapid test kits,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “It is possible that we might be able to get more positives so the issue is we are not going to be relaxing because we have been getting negatives. We have to be much more serious and we have to make sure that we continue applying the measures that will stop Covid-19,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We are encouraging all the supermarkets or wherever in the industry to make sure that you do not serve people who do not wear masks. We don’t like a situation where supermarkets end up with hundreds of people inside so they have to control the people who come in,” External link

herald Monday, May 4, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "PPEs have been distributed to all centres right round the provinces in Zimbabwe so the programme is proceeding with ease. We will see how much we will be able to collect, we want to see how much we will be able to collect on a daily basis," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Our teams from Harare and Mashonaland West have since started combing the whole area, tracing and testing all individuals as we try to get to the bottom of this issue,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 27, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said ( about Province ) : "Our teams from Harare and Mashonaland West Province have since started combing the whole area, tracing and testing all individuals as we try to get to the bottom of this issue," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, April 27, 2020 2:28:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "Our teams from Harare and Mashonaland West have since started combing the whole area, tracing and testing all individuals as we try to get to the bottom of this issue," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 27, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "With winter fast approaching and taking into cognisance that it creates conditions ideal for more infections, the treatment of Covid-19 symptoms is now central to our war against the virus," "Modalities have been put in place for the importation of medications that we cannot locally produce and we expect a consignment in the country soon. Local pharmaceutical companies have also been capacitated and are producing increased supplies of medicines such as paracetamol tablets and syrup, Vitamin C, and multivitamin tablets" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 27, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “With winter fast approaching and taking into cognisance that it creates conditions ideal for more infections, the treatment of Covid-19 symptoms is now central to our war against the virus,” “Modalities have been put in place for the importation of medications that we cannot locally produce and we expect a consignment in the country soon. Local pharmaceutical companies have also been capacitated and are producing increased supplies of medicines such as paracetamol tablets and syrup, Vitamin C, and multivitamin tablets” External link

herald Monday, April 27, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Our teams from Harare and Mashonaland West have since started combing the whole area, tracing and testing all individuals as we try to get to the bottom of this issue,” External link

herald Monday, April 27, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “However, these gains are being threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic, a disease which has common initial symptoms to malaria, which include fever, headache, generalised body pains and weakness,” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "This has become an area of interest and therefore we are going to be hot-spotting by making sure that the population around there is screened. That is the only way we can make a determination on the source of Gogo's infection," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This has become an area of interest and therefore we are going to be hot-spotting by making sure that the population around there is screened. That is the only way we can make a determination on the source of Gogo’s infection,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 25, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “However, these gains are being threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic, a disease which has common initial symptoms to malaria, which include fever, headache, generalised body pains and weakness,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 25, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This has become an area of interest and therefore we are going to be hot-spotting by making sure that the population around there is screened. That is the only way we can make a determination on the source of Gogo’s infection,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “However, these gains are being threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic, a disease which has common initial symptoms to malaria, which include fever, headache, generalised body pains and weakness,” “If not treated early, the disease progresses to severe malaria and the patient experiences difficulties in breathing, liver and kidney failure and confusion” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Village health workers were reluctant to assist patients with say a fever because of the similarity in symptoms of malaria and Covid-19, but now since we have enough PPEs, we are now going to make sure that they are all well protected as they approach these patients,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “The theme for this year’s World Malaria Day reminds us of our roles and responsibilities in the elimination of malaria in the sub-region, hence the theme is very appropriate for all the countries that make the E8 bloc,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This scenario calls for the need for close collaboration and sharing of lessons learnt and best practices for our countries,” External link

herald Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We have since roped them in so that they may be able to assist in the sampling process so that we come up with a sizable number of samples per day and this is going to happen countrywide,” External link

zimeye Friday, April 24, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “So in terms of numbers, we are really pushing to make sure that we get more candidates enrolling and being sampled appropriately,” External link

zimeye Friday, April 24, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We will now conduct rapid tests on the eighth day and if they are found to be positive, they will be sent to an isolation centre. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities,” External link

newsday Friday, April 24, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “And if they are found to be positive they will be sent to an isolation center. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "And if they are found to be positive they will be sent to an isolation center. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “And if they are found to be positive they will be sent to an isolation center. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 23, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "And if they are found to be positive they will be sent to an isolation center. And if they are found to be negative they will be released. It decongests the facilities," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “PPE is the ammunition required by our health workers right now and the PCR machine will indeed help us improve coverage of definitive testing to Covid-19,” External link

herald Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 22, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Malaria outbreak is for real and this is its peak season in Zimbabwe. The burden of testing has been hampered by COVID-19. Our teams that normally go out to test right now are experiencing slowing down of the process,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This is an issue we are tackling because this is the season where most people get infected and a rise in cases of deaths is also high,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We need to test as many people as possible for us to ascertain the magnitude of the problem we have before reaching any conclusion," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "The malaria death toll has increased and as we speak it's now 152. We are in a malaria season in Zimbabwe but the country had focused more on the fight against COVID-19," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We want to boost the human resource element in our ministry so that we can be able to look after this pandemic. We are grateful for having unfrozen those posts in this time of need” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We want to boost the human resource element in our ministry so that we can be able to look after this pandemic. We are grateful for having unfrozen those posts in this time of need" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We want to boost the human resource element in our ministry so that we can be able to look after this pandemic. We are grateful for having unfrozen those posts in this time of need” External link

herald Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 20, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We have suddenly seen a large influx of returning residents through our Beitbridge border post," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 20, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo confirmed : "The hospital is currently in the process of converting part of the hospital into a COVID-19 treatment facility," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We hope to get more testing kits so that we come up with results early,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We hope to get more testing kits so that we come up with results early,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 9, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "We are in the process of decentralising the whole process. Currently, we have the kits for PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing and the PCR is the definitive testing used to detect early infections," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : "We hope to get more testing kits so that we come up with results early," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "For rural areas like Gokwe, if a patient shows signs of the disease we have the rapid response team that is in every province and those teams will attend to any case," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : "The only reliable testing that is taking place in the country is being carried by the government and not private hospitals. As government, we are using the golden standard which is definitive, although this takes five hours for results to show," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “This way, one person can test negative when one is positive, and a positive person can test negative when that is not the case. So, those tests are not reliable,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “We hope to get more testing kits so that we come up with results early,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “Our plan is to decentralise the testing process. We want to ensure that we have testing capacity at each and every government hospital, in every province,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : “After that, we will then increase the number of testing sites in Harare and then eventually go countrywide. This will be done in the shortest time possible,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : “If the person is showing clinical signs of the disease, they will be taken to a hospital and then comprehensive tests will be carried out,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As Government, we strongly condemn this because these organisations are not following the WHO laid down specifications,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 6, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “As Government, we strongly condemn this because these organisations are not following the WHO laid down specifications,” External link

herald Monday, April 6, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "This way, one person can test negative when one is positive, and a positive person can test negative when that is not the case. So, those tests are not reliable," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 6, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : "The only reliable testing that is taking place in the country is being carried by the government and not private hospitals," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, April 6, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : "This way, one person can test negative when one is positive, and a positive person can test negative when that is not the case. So, those tests are not reliable," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : "The only reliable testing that is taking place in the country is being carried by the government and not private hospitals," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo told : "This testing is going to be expansive and it will include contact tracing to ensure that we test as many people as possible," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo added : "We are working hard together with the business community, donor partners and other well-wishers to ensure that our hospitals are well equipped," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Obadiah Moyo said : “For Harare we have had private organisations who are coming forward and they want to work with Government in establishing more isolation facilities. These are not facilities for private cases only, these are facilities for any Zimbabwean who gets sick in Harare or even if you are coming from outside,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chief executive officer of chitungwiza general hospital13.04%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
officer of chitungwiza general hospital13.04%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
chitungwiza central hospital ceo8.70%EN07/04/201604/07/2016
chitungwiza general hospital chief executive officer13.04%EN01/08/201408/01/2014
chief executive30.43%EN12/25/201325/12/2013
chitungwiza central hospital chief executive17.39%EN07/18/201318/07/2013
specialist4.35%EN11/11/200511/11/2005
Names Lang Count
Obadiah MoyoEN100.00%


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Obadiah Moyo said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : “The NSSA scandal — which cost Minister Mupfumira her job; the vehicle-scandal which cost Mr Tapfuma his job and liberty; the procurement scandal which cost former Minister Undenge his liberty; and the current Covid-related procurement scandal which has cost Minister Obadiah Moyo his job, have all been extensively reported upon, by State and private media alike. Not a single journalist has been arrested or charged for practising their profession in any one of these and, in fact, a multiplicity of other high-profile cases of evident or suspected criminality,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : "As a result of those investigations, several arrests were made. The most prominent of those arrested was the former Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo, who was charged and relieved of his duties as Minister of Health and Child Care," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : "ZANU-PF stands solidly behind the decision by His Excellency, President ED Mnangagwa to remove Dr Obadiah Moyo from the post of Minister of Health and Child Care," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Misheck Sibanda said ( about Obadiah Moyo ) : “Please be advised that his Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Cde ED Mnangagwa, has in terms of section 340, subsection (1), paragraph (f) — as read with section 104, subsection (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe — removed Dr Obadiah Moyo from the office of Cabinet Minister with immediate effect, for conduct inappropriate of a government minister,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT