Health

11 months ago | March 11, 2018

‘We must not import listeriosis’

Shamiso Yikoniko It is easy to accept that the people who have opened tuckshops all over Zimbabwe are simply ...

In search of the perfect smile

Tendai Chara Fluoris is a chronic condition caused by excessive intake of fluorine compounds which results in victims ...

2 years ago | June 25, 2017

Aids Levy to fund cancer fight

Shamiso Yikoniko At least 7 000 new cases of cancer are recorded every year in Zimbabwe, resulting in 1 500 deaths. ...

2 years ago | May 28, 2017

What is a spinal cord injury?

Dr Christine Peta Disability Issues A spinal cord injury means that the spinal cord of a person is damaged and the ...

STIs a challenge

Shamiso Yikoniko MUCH to the chagrine of public health officials, controlling the three common sexually transmitted ...

2 years ago | May 21, 2017

It’s not malaria, it’s meningitis

Shamiso Yikoniko Experiencing severe headaches, at times vomiting and suddenly becoming sensitive to light, Silas Tarava ...

Lumbar puncture — myths, misconceptions

Forward Nyanyiwa Tendai Nhombo (not real name) winces with pain as he sweats on already soaked bed sheets. Nhombo has ...

2 years ago | February 5, 2017

Bonda Hospital is in the ICU

Desire Ncube Recently at Bonda Hospital — A referral hospital, by definition, is an institution that is supposed ...

Mission hospitals work towards attaining the 90-90-90 targets

Forward Nyanyiwa — As public and mission hospitals work towards attaining the 90-90-90 targets set up by the ...

2 years ago | January 22, 2017

Landmark research on HIV&AIDS, cancer cure

Gilbert Munetsi — In what could best be described as a domestic medical revolution in Zimbabwe, a group of medical ...

Twisted progress in the name of gender sensitivity

Wendy Nyakurerwa Her Point of View — A new dawn is nigh for Africa and neighbouring Zambia is leading the way. On ...

The politics of human bodies

Dr Christine Peta Disability Issues — What does it mean to be viewed as someone who has a normal or abnormal body? ...

2 years ago | December 18, 2016

Health sector yearns for more

Forward Nyanyiwa Extra Correspondent It’s a Thursday morning at Harare Central hospital and a nauseating stench greets ...

. . . as medical tourism flourishes

Harmony Agere Extra Reporter — WITH the falling standards in public health institutions and exorbitant fees in the ...