Category: Health

Breastfeeding one of the reasons why mothers should be celebrated

Bridge gab between rich and poor on breastfeeding: UNICEF

Despite the benefits of breastfeeding, 1 in 5 babies in high-income countries are not breastfed at all, compared to just 1 in 25 in low- and-middle-income countries...

Okay Machisa, Director of ZimRights

Lack of transparency threatens credibility of 2018 elections: ZimRights

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has expressed concern about the government’s attempt to block transparency in the running of the 2018 harmonised...

Two years after being outlawed child marriages continue

By Kundai Marunya I recently met an old friend who has been working for a non-governmental organisation in Binga- a remote district in the Matebeland province of...

Amnesty International

Zimbabwe urged to revise colonial-era health law to ensure adolescent girls’ rights

Zimbabwe’s colonial-era public health laws must be revised to guarantee the human rights, and the dignity and equality of everyone, including adolescent girls who bear...

Indian Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Rungsung Masakui and Bishow Parajuli, the UN Resident Coordinator for Zimbabwe engage the media on the importance of Yoga

Yoga to reduce incidences of Non-Communicable Diseases in Zimbabwe

By Joyce Mukucha and Byron Mutingwende The Embassy of India in Zimbabwe and the United Nations in partnership with Art of Living Foundation have joined hands in...

US Embassy officials and HIFA in partnership to scale up fight against HIV and AIDS

US Embassy partners HIFA to scale up fight against HIV and AIDS

The United States Embassy has promised to continue its partnership with the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) where it is supporting the First Street...

Zimbabwean nurses protesting against dismissal

Zim nurses withdraw court challenge of purported dismissal

By ZLHR Information Department ZIMBABWE Nurses Association has withdrawn its application challenging the termination of employment contracts for some striking nurses...

Nurses demonstrate against letters of dismissal from employment in Africa Unity Square

High Court hears Zim nurses challenge of purported dismissal

By Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights Information Department HIGH Court Judge Justice Amy Tsanga will on Thursday 26 April 2018 preside over the hearing and determination...

Marimba River, source of water for purification for some companies

Harare Water Department promises to provide adequate water for residents

By Joyce Mukucha The Harare Water Department is working tirelessly to reduce water loss in different suburbs as well as ensuring that it promotes high quality,...

Women kneel as they are confirmed into the Mothers' Union Guild

Churches urged to be non-partisan and preach peace

Gideon Madzikatidze and Byron Mutingwende Churches should be non partisan and project themselves as custodians of peace, unity and development ahead of the the 2018...