Health

2 years ago | December 11, 2016

Charity or independent living?

Dr Christine Peta Disability Issues  — THIS article examines the charity or religious model of disability, as one ...

New HIV infections in youths

Forward Nyanyiwa — ‘I got pregnant at 16 and didn’t have anyone to confide in. I skipped school lessons and ...

2 years ago | December 4, 2016

The plight of Mwanza Street children in Tanzania

THE number of street children in Mwanza has increased sharply in recent years despite various measures that have been ...

‘The sky is no limit, reach out for the moon!’

Gilbert Munetsi — Professor Hilda Tendisa Marima-Matarira comes across as an ordinary person due to her humility. ...

Disability and gender-based violence

Dr Christine Peta Disability Issues — The 16 Days of Activism against GBV is an international campaign which runs ...

Murewa sanitation festival brings hope

Harmony Agere Extra Reporter — Murewa Rural District Council hailed the partnership with CAFOD, saying Murewa is ...

2 years ago | November 27, 2016

The crucial role of radiotherapy

Harmony Agere and Epsiya Chigumbura — Radiotherapy helps about half of all patients cured of cancer.

Debunking myths of cancer treatment

Joanna Lee Masiku — In the world we live in, there is hardly a family that is unaffected by cancer.

2 years ago | November 20, 2016

From Option B+ to Treat All

Loveness Mlambo-Chimombe — In 2010, a baby born to an HIV positive mother in Zimbabwe had one in four chances of ...

2 years ago | November 13, 2016

Beating cancer through early detection

Yatina Katunga — *Josephine is an Island Hospice caregiver and patient, this is her account of her journey and ...

Unproductive passive sympathy

Some people hold the fallacious belief that feeling sorry for disabled people and their families is synonymous with ...

2 years ago | November 6, 2016

Eating right can change lives

Dr Christine Peta Disability Issues — The UN estimates that about one billion people are malnourished (FAO 2012), ...

2 years ago | October 30, 2016

Medicinal value of Makoni-Zumbani tea

Sam Mandivheyi — I have been researching on Makoni-Zumbani tea for the past decade and have drawn interesting ...

When black is not beautiful

Shamiso Yikoniko Extra Reporter — Whoever said black is beautiful? Why then are men and women turning to skin ...