Category: Health

Mr. Mutasa Dzinotizei (R), ZIMSTAT Director-General

2017 ICDS results to spearhead interventions for economic development

By Byron Mutingwende   Key findings from the Zimbabwe 2017 Inter-Censal Demographic Survey (ICDS) will inform policies, planning, implementation and monitoring of...

Clemence Wega, the National Finance Manager of Child Helpline (C) speaking at the press conference

Zimbabwe to celebrate International Child Helpline Day

By Staff Reporter In a way to acknowledge the significance of child helplines across the world, the Childline Zimbabwe in conjunction with the Ministry of Labour and...

European Union Film Festival line-up

EU Film Festival returns to Harare

The European Union Film Festival returns to Harare this week for its second edition with an exciting and artistic programme of arthouse movies. Once again, the Theatre...

Zimbabwe introduces the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine for girls aged 10 – 14 years

Zimbabwe introduces the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine for girls aged 10 – 14 years

This week, 14th to 18th May 2018, Zimbabwe becomes the 8th African country to introduce Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine into its routine immunisation programme,...

Breastfeeding one of the reasons why mothers should be celebrated

Bridge gab between rich and poor on breastfeeding: UNICEF

Despite the benefits of breastfeeding, 1 in 5 babies in high-income countries are not breastfed at all, compared to just 1 in 25 in low- and-middle-income countries...

Okay Machisa, Director of ZimRights

Lack of transparency threatens credibility of 2018 elections: ZimRights

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has expressed concern about the government’s attempt to block transparency in the running of the 2018 harmonised...

Amnesty International

Zimbabwe urged to revise colonial-era health law to ensure adolescent girls’ rights

Zimbabwe’s colonial-era public health laws must be revised to guarantee the human rights, and the dignity and equality of everyone, including adolescent girls who bear...

Indian Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Rungsung Masakui and Bishow Parajuli, the UN Resident Coordinator for Zimbabwe engage the media on the importance of Yoga

Yoga to reduce incidences of Non-Communicable Diseases in Zimbabwe

By Joyce Mukucha and Byron Mutingwende The Embassy of India in Zimbabwe and the United Nations in partnership with Art of Living Foundation have joined hands in...

US Embassy officials and HIFA in partnership to scale up fight against HIV and AIDS

US Embassy partners HIFA to scale up fight against HIV and AIDS

The United States Embassy has promised to continue its partnership with the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) where it is supporting the First Street...

Zimbabwean nurses protesting against dismissal

Zim nurses withdraw court challenge of purported dismissal

By ZLHR Information Department ZIMBABWE Nurses Association has withdrawn its application challenging the termination of employment contracts for some striking nurses...