Category: Health

Zwidzai Chinyowa, disability Desk of Global Tertiary Students Platform for Action

PWDs should be known for who they are and don’t always deserve sympathy

By Zwidzai Chinyowa from Global Tertiary Students Platform for Action Humanity should know that persons with disabilities will not get exhausted by promoting and...

Vice President Kembo Mohadi (C) flanked by Minister Petronella Kagonye (L) and David Musabayana, minister of State for Mashonaland East Province

ZPHCA, Government celebrates International Day for PWDs

The Zimbabwe Parents of Handicapped Children Association (ZPHCA) together with other organisations presented their queries to the Government during the belated...

Dr Celia L Gregson (second from left), stresses a point while other researchers look on at a meeting held at BRTI in Harare

HIV affecting the way skeletons grow – Research

By Byron Mutingwende   A recently completed study on Zimbabwean children who have had HIV infection since birth has shown that the pandemic affects the way the...

NBSZ call for blood donations during Easter holidays

NBSZ in another saga, another level: Externaliser or not?

By Farai Chirimumimba I am trying to find the politest word to describe the alleged externalisation of US$ 112,817 by National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) through...

Talent Jumo, Director of Katswe Sistahood, addressing participants at the meeting on date rape

Date rape a menace and violation of women and girls

By Byron Mutingwende   Nakai Soko (not her real name) arrived home around seven o’clock in the evening. Upon opening the door, she realised that her father was...

Turkish Ambassador to Zimbabwe,Hakan Kivanc, during a coutesy call, shakes hands with David Parirenyatwa, Minister of Health and Child Care

Turkey, Zimbabwe to strengthen health sector relations

By Joyce Mukucha Turkey and Zimbabwe have decided to strengthen the health sector through a number of collaborations. Speaking at the courtesy call on Dr David...

Evangelista Mariga, Remedial Tutor for Chegutu District

Disability isn’t inability – make education inclusive

By Byron Mutingwende   “In the past, a child born with disability was considered as a curse to the family and the community. Disability is a result of many...

Dr. David Parirenyatwa, Minister of Health and Child Care

Avoid eating sugary things: Parirenyatwa

By Joyce Mukucha and Patricia Mashiri As Zimbabwe celebrates the World Oral Day, Dr David Parirenyatwa, the minister of Health and Child Care urged people to desist from...

Mayor Manyenyeni with some of the medical practitioners and residents touring the clinic

Renovated Mt Pleasant clinic re-opens

By Joyce Mukucha The Mt Pleasant Clinic which was closed for the past seven months has been officially re-opened by the Mayor of Harare Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni...

Dialysis machine

Dialysis unaffordable for most people, says Kidney Association

Kidney disease can affect anyone but only those with access to considerable financial resources or with medical aid cover are currently able to afford dialysis,...