Category: Health

SADC COUNTRIES LAG BEHIND IN ADRESSING MINING HEALTH RELATED AILMENT CODES OF PRACTICE

NEVSON MPOFU Occupational health ailments related to respiratory and cardio diseases continue to wreck the life trend of humanity although health technology is growing...

Watchdog probes Aspen for cancer drug pricing

By TAMAR KAHN   Africa’s biggest generic drug maker Aspen Pharmacare, already under investigation by European authorities over the price of its cancer drugs, is...

Healthcare specialists needed

By Byron Mutingwende Tendai Chigamba (not his real name) developed a tumour on the neck. At first his parents thought it was just a boil, which would heal with time....

SADC Countries take lead in addressing the dark side of stigma link to HIV and AIDS.

BY NEVSON MPOFU. Testimonies, inspiration and influence of four great Southern African leaders still remain history in the great battle against stigma and...

First test tube baby born since IVF programme resumed

Special Correspondent The first baby to be born through in vitro fertilisation since the procedure was reintroduced in Zimbabwe last year at The Avenues Clinic in Harare...

A tale of ridicule, isolation and trauma: obstetric fistula

By Byron Mutingwende   Gamuchirai Tsiga (not her real name) rues the year she fell pregnant as a teenager while she was doing her Form Three at a school in the...

Invest and scale up prevention and treatment of HIV: AfNHi

By Byron Mutingwende   An African-led HIV Prevention Research Advocacy Network (AfNHi), whose vision is an African continent Free of new HIV Infections has said...

Partnership gives birth to youth centre and satellite clinic

By Byron Mutingwende   In sync with strengthening partnership for sustainable development, the City of Harare came together with the International Labour...

Substance and drug abuse rampant among Zimbabwean youths

By Byron Mutingwende   Jeremiah James (25) a holder of a degree in sociology from one of the reputable universities in South Africa is snoring, dead-drunk, his...

Communities play critical role in advancement of good health and wellbeing

By Byron Mutingwende   I had travelled a distance of about 50km from Harare to Mwanza Secondary School in the Chikwaka area under Goromonzi District on a fine...