Category: Health

Maternal and Reproductive Health Program in Tanzania

Life-saving maternal health program transitions to local ownership

After more than a decade of success and nearly 2,200 maternal deaths prevented, international partners mark handover of program After more than a decade of incredible...

Sickle cell disease a huge problem in Africa

Sickle Cell Commemoration held in Conjunction with SCATZ launch

By Tatenda Mujeyi The World Sickle Cell Day was held in conjunction with the launch of Sickle Cell Anaemia Trust Zimbabwe (SCATZ) in Harare last night. Sickle Cell...

Body massage has effect on psychological and mental state of a person

The Effects Of Massage On Health

By Staff Writer The massage (from the Greek massein which means “kneading”, “modelling”) is the oldest form of physical therapy, used over time...

The Honourable Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo receiving medicines worth $250,000 from the Government of India

India gives Zimbabwe $250 000 worth of medicines

The Honourable Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo recently received medicines worth $250,000 from the Government of India. The Minister thanked the...

An HIV program in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is among the first in the country to reach UNAIDS's ambitious targets to test, treat, and suppress the viral load of 90 percent of people living with HIV

MSF HIV Project in South Africa Reaches Ambitious Global Treatment and Prevention Targets

Community-level interventions for people who can’t access conventional health services are key to getting ahead of the HIV epidemic An HIV program in...

Tendai Mukuvari is seeking assistance to pay hospital bills and undergo further surgeries

Woman with albinism seeks help

A woman with albinism who has undergone four operations, three of them this year as a result of tumours that are growing on her head is seeking assistance to manage her...

Mr. William Nyarota at "Health in Your Hands Sanitarium" headquarters in Highfield, Harare, Zimbabwe

IMS Zimbabwe, ‘Health in Your Hands Sanitarium’ promotes community health

BY BYRON MUTINGWENDE The Christian-related International Missionary Society (IMS) Zimbabwe, in partnership with “Health in Your Hands Sanitarium’ has been hailed for...

Dr. Obadiah Moyo handing over sanitary pads to a school girl on behalf of First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa

First Lady promotes menstrual hygiene

By Own Correspondent To commemorate Menstrual Hygiene Day, which is held on May 28 every year, the First Lady, who is the Ambassador for Health and Child Care, recently...

Harare urged to urgently halt water disconnections

CHRA urges Harare Mayor to urgently halt all water disconnections

The Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) has urged Harare Mayor Herbert Gomba to “cease all arbitrary water disconnections” across the City in the...

Safel insurance Company donating to Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals

Healthcare acquired infections claim 50 000 lives daily worldwide

Nearly 500, 000 patients get health care associated infections each day throughout the world of which 20-50 000 die as a result of these health care acquired infections,...