Category: Health

Haile brings vast experience to the UNAIDS Zimbabwe team

By Byron Mutingwende   The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Zimbabwe has a new Country Director, Mr. Girmay Haile who brings a vast wealth of...

Between A Rock and A Hard Place – A Gay Man’s Tale

Being gay is often described as one of the negative after-effects of colonisation. The residue of the hedonistic white man’s over-liberal approach to life,...

NMB launches range of life assurance products at Agric Show

By Spiked Correspondent NMB Bank has launched a range of life assurance products at the Harare Agricultural Show branded NMBLife. The new range of products embraces life...

Sexual minority rights still undermined

By Patricia Mashiri and Byron Mutingwende Both the society and the media are undermining sexual rights of minority groups, in contrast with the spirit of leaving no one...

Adolescents in SRHR storm

By Byron Mutingwende   It is six o’clock in the evening at the Booster area in Mabvuku and Kumbirai (13) is wearing a skimpy dress revealing a greater proportion...

RBZ, Miracle Missions, ARC promoting financial inclusion and good health of PWDs

By Patricia Mashiri and Byron Mutingwende In an effort to promote financial inclusion among people with disabilities (PWDs) and afford them quality health services, the...

Malnutrition in Pakistan high due to lack of breastfeeding: MSF

Health Reporter The Doctors Without Borders/MSF has expressed concern at the alarming trend in Dera Murad Jamali, Baluchistan – Pakistan, where many children are...

Breastfeed at work – women told

By Edward Makuzva Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has urged workplace, formal or informal sectors to create an enabling environment that allow...

Africa CDC centre to improve NCDs surveillance, preparedness and response

By Health Correspondent Central African countries meeting last week on Thursday and Friday operationalised the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s...

Breastfeeding beneficial to mothers and babies

By Patricia Mashiri Latest evidence provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO)  shows that breastfeeding is...