Category: Health

Practice good hygiene: Parirenyatwa

By Joyce Mukucha and Patricia Mashiri The Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has urged the public to practice good hygiene following cholera...

Government geared to deliver quality health

By Joyce Mukucha The Ministries of Health and Child Care(MHoCC) and Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) have reiterated a compelling need to develop innovative ways...

Chinese donation to improve cervical cancer screening and treatment

By Patricia Mashiri In a bid to provide accessible health services to Zimbabwean citizens, China has donated equipment for early screening and treatment of cervical...

Zim receives US$ 502m healthcare funding

By Staff Reporter The Global Fund has unveiled US$ 502 million healthcare funding to Zimbabwe. The grants will be put in place by the Ministry of Health Child Care...

Global Grassroots Women’s Congress to focus on urban solutions

By Byron Mutingwende GLOBAL WOMEN’S MOVEMENT TO SHOWCASE TOP-SHELF SOLUTIONS ON URBAN ISSUES AT WORLD URBAN FORUM 9 The Huairou Commission have announced the launch of...

MSF donates to Ministry of Health and Child Care

By Audrey Rundofa Medicins Sans Frontiers (MSF) has donated a vehicle (Toyota Land Cruiser) worth $30 000 and sundry worth $3 450 to Ministry of Health and Child Care...

UNHCR reiterates commitment to continue supporting Zim refugees

By Audrey Rundofa and Patricia Mashiri The country is currently holding over 11 000 refugees at Tongogara Refugee Camp. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees...

$7, 6m Health Development Fund for essential medicines and equipment

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has released US$ 7.6 million to the Health Development Fund (HDF) for the purchase of essential medicines and...

Cervical cancer a cause for concern among women

By Judith Kajuma Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths in women in Zimbabwe with HIV infected people more likely to also have a concurrent human...

Mismanagement to blame for council’s shoddy service delivery

By Byron Mutingwende   Harare Municipality is facing a myriad of challenges but Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has put the blame squarely on executive interference and...