Health

1 month ago | October 25, 2022

NEW: WHO stresses vaccines as flu season ramps up, Covid lurks

Vaccination continues to be one of the most effective tools in combating both influenza and Covid-19, and the World ...

2 years ago | January 10, 2021

Understanding the coronavirus

The most common symptoms of Covid-19 are: fever, dry cough and fatigue. Other symptoms that are less common and may ...

2 years ago | November 22, 2020

Diabetes a ticking time bomb in Africa

Chinwe Juliana Iwu-Jaja, Prof Andre Pascal Kengne and Charles Shey Wiysonge DIABETES is a serious, chronic condition ...

Forex challenges scuttle HIV targets

Foreign currency shortages affected Government’s target to suppress the viral load in 90 percent of people living with ...

2 years ago | October 11, 2020

Surviving breast cancer

Fatima Bulla-Musakwa EVERY year, from October 1-31, pink ribbons become accessories of choice as celebrities, ...

. . . fight needs unity, hope

Lovemore Makurirofa OCTOBER is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this month, we encourage individuals to wear pink ...

Zim to strengthen mental health services

Sunday Mail Reporter YESTERDAY, Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating the Mental Health Day, with ...

Coronavirus in Africa: why it has been less deadly than elsewhere

Anne Soy MANY African countries have been praised for waging an effective campaign to combat the spread of coronavirus ...

2 years ago | August 16, 2020

What’s in development to treat coronavirus?

TREATMENT for Covid-19 depends on if the case is mild or more severe. For milder cases, resting at home and taking ...

Perceived Covid-19 remedies fly off shelves . . . banned drugs ...

Emmanuel Kafe With the country feeling the full brunt of Covid-19, as cases of local transmissions and the death toll ...

Covid-19 wreaks havoc on Parly business

Parliament Lincoln Towindo TWO Parliamentarians from the Transport Portfolio Committee tested positive for Covid-19 ...

3 years ago | July 28, 2019

Drug supplies improve significantly

The availability of essential medicines in public health institutions has significantly increased from 52 percent to 65 ...

A test of true love

While most men take a back seat in supporting women’s access to sexual health and reproductive services, Mr Perangei ...

Govt to launch measles, rubella vaccinations

Government will conduct a national measles and rubella (MR) vaccination supplementation campaign in September as part of ...