Category: Health

Simphiwe visits his local clinic in Kuyasa, Khayelitsha, every weekday to receive his daily clofazimine injection and collect his treatment.

Third new TB drug in over half a century must be affordable

Approved as part of a novel shorter treatment regimen, the new drug pretomanid could be a lifesaver for people with XDR-TB, but MSF warns it must be made affordable to...

Munyaradzi Chimwara (second from left) giving a lecture on the need to provide access to reproductive health for all

Remove age of consent limit to accessing reproductive health services: COMPASS-ACT

By Owami Sithole Adolescents continue to experience challenges in accessing reproductive health services be it in schools and communities because of a limit imposed by...

The SOS Mediterranee rescue team launch their RHIBs (rigid hard inflatable boats) from the Ocean Viking head towards a rubber boat in distress

MSF rescues 251 people in the Mediterranean Sea

Two weeks ago, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) resumed its Search and Rescue (SAR) operations. In partnership with SOS MEDITERRANEE, the new ship Ocean Viking sailed to...

Are GMOs the future

If GMO is the future, it needs to be sanitised

By The New Times A very important meeting is taking place in Kigali but many are unaware how much its outcomes could be worth billions and what’s at stake. Africa Food...

Stainless steel crowns save babies' teeth

How Does a Stainless Steel Crown Save a Baby Tooth?

As parents, we all dread the phrase “your child has cavities.” However, it is essential to understand that most of the school-aged children suffer from dental...

Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo touring the newly renovated Cimas Medical Laboratory in Harare

Everyone needs to help achieve 2030 vision, Health Minister says

Everyone has a role to play in helping Zimbabwe achieve the vision of becoming a middle income economy by 2030, Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo said on...

Representatives from the Government and the United Nations at launch of Revised Zimbabwe Humanitarian Appeal in Harare

Zimbabwe Launches Revised Humanitarian Appeal to Respond to Increased Vulnerabilities

With new evidence of increasing vulnerabilities in Zimbabwe as a result of climate and economic shocks, the Government, the United Nations and the humanitarian partners...

Zimnat executives, staff, school teachers and admin staff pose in front of the block

Zimnat helps Epworth school improve its sanitation

Zimnat, one of the country’s leading insurance and financial services groups, on Friday (August 2) handed over an ablution block for girls to Chizungu Primary School...

MSF Access Campaign

MSF’s ‘Access Campaign’ marks 20 years of work to secure medical innovation and access to affordable medicines

The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) this year marks the 20th anniversary of founding its ‘Access Campaign,’ which...

Mrs Dorothy Zimuto, Head of the Vaya business unit within Cassava Smartech Group

Nurses and doctors to get free transport from Vaya

Nurses and doctors at hospitals throughout Zimbabwe are set to get free transport for 30 days as Vaya once again rolls out exciting new services. These are a car-sharing...