Category: Health

Daniel Sam, IOM Zimbabwe Programme Manager (L) symbolically hands over PA system to Melusi Matshiya, permanent secretary for ministry of home affairs and cultural heritage

IOM donation to support national response to human trafficking

By Byron Mutingwende   The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Zimbabwe office has donated a public address (PA) system to the ministry of home affairs...

Panelists at disability summit at the British Ambassador's residence in Harare

DFID, stakeholders organise summit on disability in Harare

By Byron Mutingwende   The British Embassy and its Department for International Development (DFID) in Zimbabwe and other stakeholders held a summit in Harare to put...

Dr Gibson Mhlanga , the Principal Director Preventive Services Ministry of Health and Child Care

Ensure quality health services for all: Parirenyatwa

By Patricia Mashiri David Parirenyatwa, the minister of health and child care has called on stakeholders to afford people quality health services, where and when they...

Simphiwe holds his medication, he takes up to 26 pills a day to treat XDR-TB. Here he holds his morning selection, which includes delamanid, one of the newest DR-TB drugs, which Simphiwe is taking for the first time today.

Medicine shortages affect health workers and patients in North West

Following weeks of strike action by union members at the health department in North West Province, which has forced the closure of the provincial pharmaceutical depot,...

Stakeholders tour Sakupwanya Health Centre in Mutasa District

Collaboration reducing stunting and addressing nutritional challenges in Mutasa

By Byron Mutingwende   “My weight had reduced to 31kg but I am now at 50kg and improving daily. I am HIV positive and was susceptible to multiple infections....

87-year-old Elizabeth Nyahoda (a member of Neverlate Group) recounts success stories of the farming project

Multi-sectoral response to food and nutrition security bears positive outcomes in Mutasa

By Byron Mutingwende   Judith Mafunga Chikono, a member of the Neverlate Horticulture group in Ward 18 of Mutasa District recounts how she has benefitted from the...

Mr Albert Chikondo, the Senior Principal Director of Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Office of the President and Cabinet

Malnutrition blamed for fuelling poverty

By Byron Mutingwende   Malnutrition is impeding economic growth and development and contributing to poverty by increasing mortality, increasing susceptibility to...

Stakeholders at the Norton Mining Indaba

Indaba brings together stakeholders to capacitate small-scale miners

By Byron Mutingwende   Various authorities and stakeholders were brought together at the Norton Mining Indaba to unravel the challenges hampering productivity among...

Innovation unlocks the potential of youths: Parajuli

Innovation unlocks the potential of the youths for development, Bishow Parajuli, the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Zimbabwe has said. He was speaking at...

David Parirenyatwa, Minister of Health and Care

Ministry of Health,UNICEF and WHO to fight HPV

By Patricia Mashiri The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract. It causes cervical cancer which is the leading cause of...