Category: Health

Officials from ILO, UNFPA, City of Harare, beneficiaries of ILO skills training and Swedish MPs on tour of Tariro Clinic and Youth Centre

Swedish MPs tour Tariro Clinic and Youth Centre in Hopley

By Byron Mutingwende   A delegation from the Swedish Parliament toured the Tariro Clinic and Youth Centre in Hopley to assess the impact of interventions by their...

Women working in a rice field

World urged to keep climate change in check

By Nevson Mpofu and Byron Mutingwende Yes, there is necessity to stay below 1,5 degrees of warming. This is done for the betterment of human livelihoods and for survival...

Mrs Ruth Pasi (blue and white dress) poses for a photo as she celebrates with people living with albinism

Support for people with albinism hailed

By Joyce Mukucha In a rare show of love and unity, the Ruth Pasi Foundation entertained and fed people with albinism at a colourful event held in Ruwa recently. Speaking...

Archbishop Lameck Chitope of Zvishamiso Zvepaostori Church in Africa leads congregants in prayer

Zvishamiso Zvevapostori Church prays for peaceful elections

By Byron Mutingwende   Zvishamiso Zvevapostori Church in Africa (ZZCA) has used its Passover Conference held in Marondera to pray for peaceful elections and...

Norton Hospital staff receive donation of blankets and linen from Hon Temba Mliswa

MP donates to Norton Hospital

Staff Writer Norton Member of the House of Assembly, Hon Temba Mliswa yesterday handed over more than 160 sheets of bed linen and blankets to Norton Hospital. Speaking...

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...