Category: Health

Simphiwe holds his medication, he takes up to 26 pills a day to treat XDR-TB. Here he holds his morning selection, which includes delamanid, one of the newest DR-TB drugs, which Simphiwe is taking for the first time today.

Medicine shortages affect health workers and patients in North West

Following weeks of strike action by union members at the health department in North West Province, which has forced the closure of the provincial pharmaceutical depot,...

Stakeholders tour Sakupwanya Health Centre in Mutasa District

Collaboration reducing stunting and addressing nutritional challenges in Mutasa

By Byron Mutingwende   “My weight had reduced to 31kg but I am now at 50kg and improving daily. I am HIV positive and was susceptible to multiple infections....

87-year-old Elizabeth Nyahoda (a member of Neverlate Group) recounts success stories of the farming project

Multi-sectoral response to food and nutrition security bears positive outcomes in Mutasa

By Byron Mutingwende   Judith Mafunga Chikono, a member of the Neverlate Horticulture group in Ward 18 of Mutasa District recounts how she has benefitted from the...

Mr Albert Chikondo, the Senior Principal Director of Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Office of the President and Cabinet

Malnutrition blamed for fuelling poverty

By Byron Mutingwende   Malnutrition is impeding economic growth and development and contributing to poverty by increasing mortality, increasing susceptibility to...

Stakeholders at the Norton Mining Indaba

Indaba brings together stakeholders to capacitate small-scale miners

By Byron Mutingwende   Various authorities and stakeholders were brought together at the Norton Mining Indaba to unravel the challenges hampering productivity among...

Innovation unlocks the potential of youths: Parajuli

Innovation unlocks the potential of the youths for development, Bishow Parajuli, the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Zimbabwe has said. He was speaking at...

David Parirenyatwa, Minister of Health and Care

Ministry of Health,UNICEF and WHO to fight HPV

By Patricia Mashiri The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract. It causes cervical cancer which is the leading cause of...

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...