Category: Health

Use of radiation sciences improves cancer management

By Byron Mutingwende Zimbabwe is in the process of capacitating radiotherapists with a view of enhancing the use of radiation sciences to improve the management of...

Constant screening and check-ups for cancer vital: people urged

By Simbarashe Manhango Constant medical check ups and screening has been cited as the panacea in dealing with the growing cancer mortalities, a health expert has said....

Albinism demystified

By Byron Mutingwende   For Sharon Gumbi, living up to the age of 30 is a miracle. Her biological mother was banished from home by her father soon after her birth....

UN spearheading resilience uptake in Masvingo

By Byron Mutingwende   Resilience science involves bringing together multiple strategies targeting a variety of stakeholders who are affected differently by the...

No death, no injury at workplace, government says

The government is committed to ensuring occupational safety and health at the workplace it has emerged. Speaking at a meeting held under the theme, “reinforce...

Dr. Natalia Kanem appointed UNFPA Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General...

Non payment of public workers derailing healthcare delivery in Yemen

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have blamed the deterioration of healthcare delivery in Yemen on non-payment of government workers.They said the...

Healthcare threatened as Syrian war intensifies

By Staff Writer Amid a sharp intensification of bombing since Tuesday 19 September over northwestern Syria, mainly Idlib govern-orate and north of Hama govern-orate,...

Zimbabwe concerned about increase in antimicrobial resistance

By Patricia Mashiri Zimbabwe is concerned bout the significant growth of resistance to infections like TB and malaria, which is generally known as antimicrobial...

Outcry over abuse of children

By Nevson Mpofu There is an outcry over the increase in child abuse cases which come in the form of sexual violation, labour, economic exploitation, neglect, trafficking...