Category: Health

Healthy eating keeps diabetes at bay

By Byron Mutingwende   A healthy, nutritious diet with minimised consumption of starch-rich foodstuffs will keep diabetes at bay, Dr. John Mangwiro, the President...

Lions Club International offers free diabetes testing and screening for all

By Patricia Mashiri The Lions Clubs International, in partnership with Zimbabwe Diabetic Association has embarked on a free diabetic screening and testing campaign...

Prioritise health resource allocation: govt told

By Thabani Dube Harare The trend of below-target funding from the national budget to the social sectors, including to health, renders tje sectors over-reliant on donors...

A resilient health system promotes sustainable development

By Byron Mutingwende and Patricia Mashiri In Mbare, Martha Chimwe (not real name) is afraid the 2008-9 cholera outbreak that claimed four of her family members in one...

PPC imaginarium competition to take place for first time in Zimbabwe

By Wallace Mawire The PPC Imaginarium, a competition originating from neighbouring South Africa  will take place in Zimbabwe for the first time, according to a National...

FBDGs to promote healthy and nutritious diet in Zimbabwe

By Byron Mutingwende Zimbabwe is in the process of developing Food Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) to promote consumption of healthy and nutritious diet. Monica Muti,...

MSF Secures Generic Hepatitis C Treatment at lower price

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced this week it can now purchase generic hepatitis C...

Work towards ending all forms of malnutrition: Stakeholders urged

By Byron Mutingwende   Stakeholders have reiterated the call to end malnutrition in all its forms in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. This emerged at...

Children at the receiving end of abuse worldwide

By Byron Mutingwende Eight-year-old Tambudzai Mashereni (not real name) struggled to carry a 20-litre bucket of water that her stepmother put on her head. The borehole...

TaLI, Econet collaborate to empower the girl child

Tag a Life International (TaLI) with the support of Econet Zimbabwe and that of Elevate this past Saturday the 28th of October 2017 launched its first ever Girls and...