2 000 succumb to cancer yearly
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2 000 succumb to cancer yearly

Nearly 2 000 Zimbabweans die of cancer yearly and 81 percent of them would have…

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Zinatha re-registers members
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Zinatha re-registers members

IN a bid to safeguard the profession, the Zimbabwe National Traditional Healers Association is re-registering…

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Vendors flood  streets – again
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Vendors flood streets – again

Shamiso Yikoniko A year after being allocated selling points, vendors are back on the pavements…

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HIV burden drops
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HIV burden drops

Shamiso Yikoniko Health Reporter Zimbabwe’s HIV prevalence rate declined from 15, 7 percent in 2011…

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Breakthrough in paediatric TB treatment
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Breakthrough in paediatric TB treatment

Shamiso Yikoniko Sometimes all you have is hope. That was so for Linda Pasi (not…

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The beauty of male circumcision…HIV positive men can  be circumcised too
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The beauty of male circumcision…HIV positive men can be circumcised too

Shamiso Yikoniko FOR 30-year-old Doubt Guzha (not his real name), voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC)…

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More boys marry before 15
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More boys marry before 15

An increasing number of boys in Zimbabwe are marrying before their 15th birthday, research by…

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HIV stigmatisation still rampant…Early disclosure encouraged
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HIV stigmatisation still rampant…Early disclosure encouraged

Stories by Shamiso Yikoniko Despite the strides in the fight against HIV, stigmatisation is still…

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Kiki Divaris dies aged 90
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Kiki Divaris dies aged 90

Shamiso Yikoniko Prominent modelling guru and philanthropist, Mrs Vassiliki Babaletakis Divaris, better known as Kiki…

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Kiki Divaris dies
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Kiki Divaris dies

Prominent modelling guru and philanthropist, Mrs Vassiliki Babaletakis Divaris, better known as Kiki Divaris has…

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How I was cured of HIV
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How I was cured of HIV

Timothy Ray Brown I have learnt that medical science is capable of wonders. Some may…

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One Stop Shop: Preventing  mother-to-child  transmission
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One Stop Shop: Preventing mother-to-child transmission

Without any intervention, the chances that a baby born to an HIV-positive mother will be…

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Bacon, sausages as bad as smoking
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Bacon, sausages as bad as smoking

Shamiso Yikoniko Bacon, sausages, biltong and ham cause cancer in pretty much the same way…

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Battling to keep Harare Hospital alive
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Battling to keep Harare Hospital alive

Shamiso Yikoniko Harare Central Hospital, one of Zimbabwe’s biggest referral health institutions, is in dire…

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HIV secret leads to thousands of deaths
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HIV secret leads to thousands of deaths

Thousands of children living with HIV in the zero-14 years age group have died in…

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