Zimbabwe

Health Care Boost for Glen View Residents

Health and Child Care Ambassador, First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday pledged to forward requests by medical practitioners and local leadership to relevant authorities for Glen View Polyclinic to be upgraded to a referral district hospital with adequate equipment for...

New Drug Offers Better Prospects in HIV Fight

Zimbabwe has just started a national roll-out of the new antiretroviral drug, Dolutegravir (DTG), which is set to gradually wean off Tenolam E. Tenolam E was introduced in Zimbabwe during the first quarter of 2013, amid jubilation from HIV and...

Govt to Curb $400m Foreign Medical Bill

Zimbabwe is losing $400 million every year through medical bills to cater for people referred outside the country for treatment, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has said. Speaking during a mid-term Budget review breakfast meeting here last...

Malaria Kills 66

GOVERNMENT has raised concerns over the increase in malaria-related illnesses in Manicaland this year, with 66 people reported to have died this year. Provincial Medical Director Dr Patron Mafaune last week said the province had recorded 77 711 cases of...

Call to Invest in Fortified Food

Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement Deputy Minister Vangelis Haritatos has implored food processors and key stakeholders in the agricultural sector to invest in the bio-fortification initiative and nutritious crops production. Bio-fortification is a process of breeding crops that...

Typhoid Eruption Gives Zimbabwe a Health Scare

ZIMBABWEAN civil society organisations have accused the government of violating citizens' rights following the outbreak of typhoid affecting hundreds of people. More than 800 cases of the water borne disease have been recorded this year in some high density areas...

Nurse E-Recruitment Begins

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has started to receive online applications from aspiring nurses countrywide as exclusively revealed by this paper about two months ago The recruitment follows an advertisement flighted in the media over the weekend. Applications are...

Zimra Impounds Kwekwe City Ambulances

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has moved to impound two ambulances belonging to Kwekwe City Council amid claims the vehicles were smuggled into the country without tax clearance. Acting Town Clerk Lucia Mkandla confirmed the vehicles were impounded by the...

HIV Positive Teen Jailed 16 Years for Raping, Infecting Girl (4)

A 19 year-old Goromonzi man who is HIV positive has been slapped with a 16 year jail term after he was found guilty of raping and infecting a four year-old girl with the virus. Tatenda Kembo was last week found...

Chamisa – ‘Mnangagwa Following Our Success’, Chides Zanu-PF Leader’s Failing Gvt

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa in an audacious bid to undercut President Emmerson Mnangagwa, visited a newly completed clinic at the run-down settlement of Hopley, south of the capital a day before the Zanu PF leader is to officially open...
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Psychosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors

The movie Black Swan remains one of the most iconic and highly acclaimed film of 2010. Based on a ballet play of the same...

Unripe Plantain Health Benefits

Plantains are one food that people do not know much about. They look just like banana, but are the less-sweet, starchier version of it....

Benefits of Fura Da Nono

If you have never heard about Fura da nono, then the chances are that you have never noticed the beautiful Fulani women who walk...