Category: Health

Lower price for anti TB drug delamanid

MSF calls for new price of anti TB drug delamanid to be lowered

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) acknowledges the lower price offered to the government of South Africa for newer anti tuberculosis (TB) drug, delamanid, but calls for it...

Some girls spend about four to five days without going to school because sanitary pads are beyond their reach

Sanitary wear should be affordable: YWCA

By Abigail Mzimbawakhe (Midlands Correspondent) A women’s rights advocacy organisation has urged the private and public institutions in the country to provide...

Police officers arrest a young woman near Hyde Park, in London, United Kingdom, on April 20, 2017. © Pete Maclaine/eyevine/Redux

The Uncounted Victims of the War on Drugs

BY MAME BOUGOUMA DIENE & SIMON WOOLLEY “Instead of war on poverty, they got a war on drugs so the police can bother me.” —Tupac Shakur It’s time for a...

Brocoli

10 Muscle Building Foods for A No Meat Diet

In bodybuilding, you need different foods to help you get energy, and the necessary protein to grow your muscles. There are also bodybuilders who rely on steroids to...

Gokwe Town Council driving devolution projects

Gokwe District engages in devolution projects

By Abigail Mzimbawakhe (Midlands Correspondent) Gokwe District has started engaging in ward-based projects following the devolution funds disbursement by the government...

Johnson & Johnson

Fix The Patent Laws Campaign (FTPL) launches global campaign urging Johnson & Johnson to reduce price of life-saving TB drug

Fix The Patent Laws Campaign (FTPL), launched a global campaign today calling on pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to lower the price of its...

Ecobank

Ecobank celebrates anniversary by providing health services in Zimbabwe

As Ecobank Day was celebrated across 33 African countries in which it operates on Saturday, the Zimbabwe arm honoured the day by providing free health promotion services...

Gweru Ward 14 Councillor, Danny Ndava (L)

Councillor Ndava pleads for electrified boreholes

By Abigail Mzimbawakhe (Midlands Correspondent) Gweru Ward 14 Councillor, Danny Ndava pleaded with the city fathers to construct electrified boreholes for Ward 14 since...

The water crisis in Harare has spilled into the courts

High Court reserves judgement on water rights campaigners’ petition

By Kumbirai Mafunda High Court Judge Justice Owen Tagu on Thursday 3 October 2019 reserved judgment on an urgent chamber application filed by Community Water Alliance...

The Youth Against Alcohol and Dependency (YAAD) joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Alcohol Free Day

YADD Celebrates World Alcohol-Free Day

By Joyce Mukucha The Youth Against Alcohol and Drug Dependency (YADD) joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Alcohol Free Day as it seeks to create heathy...