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FBDGs to promote healthy and nutritious diet in Zimbabwe

By Byron Mutingwende Zimbabwe is in the process of developing Food Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) to promote consumption of healthy and nutritious diet. Monica Muti,...

Use of radiation sciences improves cancer management

By Byron Mutingwende Zimbabwe is in the process of capacitating radiotherapists with a view of enhancing the use of radiation sciences to improve the management of...

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...

WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

By Byron Mutingwende The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that there is an increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs in its detailed report based on national...

Catalyse and sustain action in the race to end malaria: AU

By Byron Mutingwende   Teererai Mabeye (not real name) is seven months pregnant but has been battling a severe headache for two days. Her mother-in-law finally...

A vibrant health system keeps the doctor away

By Byron Mutingwende   A vibrant health system characterised by proper nutrition, antenatal care and vaccination will decongest hospitals and stimulate economic...