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Zimbabwe making headway in TB treatment

Zimbabwe has been named among the countries with high TB burdens that achieved treatment coverage levels of more than 80 per cent, in 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed in its... Read more »

Alarm as Zim hit with HIV drugs shortage

MORE than 1,3 million Zimbabweans living with HIV and Aids and on antiretroviral treatment might fail to access the life-saving drugs due to government’s failure to mobilise US$6 million required to unlock... Read more »

Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and MoHCC collaborates.

Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC)yesterday held a joint Conference towards vision 2030 . According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Dr Agnes Mahomva addressed joint Procurement Regulatory Authority... Read more »

Junior doctors threaten industrial action

Junior resident medical officers at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals are threatening to down their tools and not report to work  as the economic crisis in the country continue to deepen. According to... Read more »

Nurses on countrywide strike

NURSES at public health institutions have announced that they are cutting their working hours to two days per week, pending action on their grievances by their employer, failure of which they will... Read more »

Baba Guti’s university records high number of STI

Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University (ZEGU)’s clinic has recorded an increase in cases of sexually transmitted diseases at a time when the distribution of condoms is still prohibited at the institution because of... Read more »

Typhoid claims nine lives

TYPHOID has claimed nine lives with 4 860 suspected cases having been reported since the beginning of the year, the Ministry of Health and Child Care has said. The Ministry, which has... Read more »

Sex education for children regardless of age

Social workers and legislators have said the age of consent to sex should remain at 16 years to protect children from abuse, while at the same time children should have access to... Read more »

Typhoid hits Gweru

  A TYPHOID fever scare has rattled the densely-populated Mkoba suburb in Gweru, with 19 new suspected cases reported at health centres in the city, council has confirmed. Mkoba was hit by... Read more »

Byo, Harare, Chitungwiza ranks highest in HIV infections- study.

BULAWAYO, Harare, Ruwa and Chitungwiza have been identified as HIV hotspots, with the highest number of infected people not on treatment amid reports that risky sexual behaviour continues to drive the epidemic... Read more »