Category: Health

Legislation of DNA as new form of admissible evidence on the cards

By Byron Mutingwende   The Law Development Commission (LDC), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Centre for Applied Legal...

Wellness a key pillar of health and safety: Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe

By Byron Mutingwende   Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe has embarked on a community initiative meant to promote physical wellness as a key pillar for the people’s health...

HEALTH, A KEY CONSIDERATION FOR 2018

By Jealousy Mawarire If you want to see how Zimbabweans are not serious about rebuilding this country, just look at the flippancy they exhibit towards the health of the...

SHOT IN THE ARM FOR DISASTER VICTIMS

By Lovemore Chadzingwa HARARE – REPRODUCTIVE health and hygiene needs of women and girls are often neglected in times of disaster with communities only...

Behaviour change facilitators unpack community health issues

By Byron Mutingwende   A plethora of health issues affecting communities came to the fore at a meeting that brought together behaviour change facilitators that was...

Family, society support wins war against drug abuse

By Byron Mutingwende   Chengetai Majoni (35) was identified by his old teenage friend on the streets of Johannesburg, heavily sick and addicted to drugs. Back home...

Guard against pollution and promote a green economy

NEVSON MPOFU Nations in their frantic bid to reduce pollution are severely pulled down by human fertility factors related to high birth rate causing high population,...

Health is a right for all: stakeholders

By Byron Mutingwende   Lizzy Kanyimo (eight months pregnant) arrives at the local clinic, her stomach bulging. In the left hand she is holding a stick that helps...

SADC COUNTRIES LAG BEHIND IN ADRESSING MINING HEALTH RELATED AILMENT CODES OF PRACTICE

NEVSON MPOFU Occupational health ailments related to respiratory and cardio diseases continue to wreck the life trend of humanity although health technology is growing...

Watchdog probes Aspen for cancer drug pricing

By TAMAR KAHN   Africa’s biggest generic drug maker Aspen Pharmacare, already under investigation by European authorities over the price of its cancer drugs, is...