Category: Health

Coronavirus impacting African food systems

How Will COVID-19 Affect Africa’s Food Systems?

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold in Africa, many governments have begun to tighten borders, restrict gatherings and close schools. The crisis has already...

The 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020), to be held on 6-10 July 2020, will become the first virtual edition of the International AIDS Conference

Coronavirus: 23rd International AIDS Conference to be held virtually

The health and safeguarding of the community are of the highest priority to leaders of the AIDS Conference. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 23rd International...

MSF has warned against profiteering from coronavirus drugs

MSF to Pharma: No patents or profiteering on coronavirus drugs, tests, and vaccines in pandemic

Patents on new products could result in high prices and keep medicines and vaccines out of reach for people everywhere The international medical humanitarian...

Cimas Medical Aid Society has taken drastic measures to safeguard its staff and members from possible Covid-19 infection

Cimas takes measures to protect staff, members from Covid-19

Cimas Medical Aid Society has taken drastic measures to safeguard its staff from possible Covid-19 infection and has issued guidelines to its members on what to do to...

The United States has pledged US$470,000 to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe

United States pledges US$470,000 to combat COVID-19 in Zimbabwe

The United States has pledged US$470,000 to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe. As of Friday, March 27, the World Health Organization (WHO) said over 530,000...

Mr Eddie Chibi
Mr. Eddie Chibi, the CEO of Cassava Smartech

EcoSure moves to help capacitate doctors and nurses amid COVID-19 pandemic

As Zimbabwe – along with the rest of the world – battles the COVID-19 Coronavirus global pandemic, EcoSure has announced plans to immediately support the country’s...

Mr. Dumisani O. Nkomo the Habakkuk Trust Chief Executive Officer

Speedily disseminate information on COVID-19 pandemic: Government urged

Habakkuk Trust has called upon the Government of Zimbabwe to speedily institute measures to promptly disseminate information on the COVID19 pandemic. The trust said the...

Vaya is channelling resources and has put in place protocols to protect its customers and partners from spreading coronavirus

VAYA leads drive to prevent spread of COVID-19 among transporters

The late US Senator Ted Kennedy famously said, “What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us”. It is in the most desperate of times, such as in the fight...

Business as usual at Mupedzanhamo Market in Mbare despite coronavirus threat

Coronavirus: Work from home in a Zimbabwean context

By Anyway Yotamu It is more practical for people who work in offices to “work from home” but if your only means of livelihood is vending, selling tomatoes or...

World Health Organisation headquarters

WHO calls for privacy focus in virus tech use

By Yanitsa Boyadzhieva The World Health Organisation (WHO) conceded technology played an important role in tackling Covid-19 (coronavirus), but emphasised privacy and...