Category: Health

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,...

Albert Chikondo, Senior Principal Director in the Office of the President and Cabinet (standing left) and George Kembo, FNC Director

Zimbabwe launches research and academia platform for scaling up nutrition

By Byron Mutingwende   Zimbabwe has launched a research and academia platform for scaling up nutrition in order to accelerate the achievement of national social and...

Officials exhibiting DPA solar unit

DPA Solar to save Zimbabwe millions in foreign exchange

Targets new industrial, mining investors in $250 power investment   Distributed Power Africa (DPA), the solar power business of the Econet Group, has said its...

Achim Steiner (L), David Parirenyatwa (C) and Bishow Parajuli (R) during a tour of solar unit at Budiriro Polyclinic in Harare

Solar power improving outcomes at health centres countrywide

By Byron Mutingwende   Health delivery is improving at centres countrywide where solar power units were installed. Speaking during a visit and tour of the solar...

Panel of partners at launch of 2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report

2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report focuses on climate resilience building

By Byron Mutingwende   Building a climate resilient nation is among the country’s aspirations and the focus of the 2017 Zimbabwe Human Development Report (ZHDR)...

Epworth women celebrate the donation of a sewing factory by the Germany Embassy

German Embassy donates sewing factory, machines to sex workers in Epworth

By Joyce Mukucha In a bid to rehabilitate and give a foundation for an independent life to commercial sex workers in Epworth, the German Embassy donated nine sewing...

David Parirenyatwa, Minister of Health and Child Care

NBSZ saga: End of an era remains elusive

By Farai Chirimumimba The major focus of this article is to shed light on the complex dynamics of the debate around the National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) bloody...

Medecins Sans Frontieres logo

Gutu Hospital receives LEEP machine from MSF

By Joyce Mukucha Medicins Sans Frontiers (MSF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on the 6th of March 2018 commissioned Loop...

Girls and women receive donation of sanitary wear

Katswe Sisterhood launches sanitary bank

By Patricia Mashiri Katswe Sisterhood has launched a sanitary bank in which they will be collecting sanitary wear for the young girls and women in schools. This follows...

Children with albinism receive sunscreen lotions

By Joyce Mukucha In a way of supporting parents of children with albinism, the Promotion of Health, Opportunity Equality, Benevolence and Empowerment for Black and...