Category: Health

WHO urges action against HIV drug resistance threat

By Byron Mutingwende The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that there is an increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs in its detailed report based on national...

Invest in HIV Science to end epidemic: IAS 2017 Scientific co-chairs

By Byron Mutingwende The International AIDS Society (IAS) 2017 Scientific Co-Chairs, Linda-Gail Bekker and Jean-François Delfraissy have said HIV science matters in...

UNAIDS Report silent on need to scale up HIV treatment: MSF

By Byron Mutingwende Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has noted that while progress has been made, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS...

Gaps remain in fulfilling unmet family planning needs

By Byron Mutingwende   Shoorai Mugari lives near Mushumbi Pools in Mbire District of Mashonaland Central Province and has just given birth to triplet boys when her...

Prevention of parent-to-child transmission important

By Nevson Mpofu The prevention of parent to child transmission remains crucial for countries of the world to achieve the reduction of HIV and AIDS prevalent rate . This...

UNFPA supporting maternal health, family planning and SRHR

The United Nations Population Fund has over the past couple of years made great strides in supporting humanitarian programmes in maternal health, family planning, sexual...

Legislation of DNA as new form of admissible evidence on the cards

By Byron Mutingwende   The Law Development Commission (LDC), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Centre for Applied Legal...

Wellness a key pillar of health and safety: Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe

By Byron Mutingwende   Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe has embarked on a community initiative meant to promote physical wellness as a key pillar for the people’s health...

HEALTH, A KEY CONSIDERATION FOR 2018

By Jealousy Mawarire If you want to see how Zimbabweans are not serious about rebuilding this country, just look at the flippancy they exhibit towards the health of the...

SHOT IN THE ARM FOR DISASTER VICTIMS

By Lovemore Chadzingwa HARARE – REPRODUCTIVE health and hygiene needs of women and girls are often neglected in times of disaster with communities only...