Health

2 years ago | October 30, 2016

Winning the battle against cancer

Charity Ruzvidzo — Grace Mvududu (67), who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993, is living testimony of a ...

2 years ago | October 2, 2016

Childhood cancer is no death sentence

A warm welcome to the Cancer Brief, a column brought to you by Zimpapers (1980) Ltd in conjunction with Island Hospice.

2 years ago | September 4, 2016

A cut above the rest

There was a spring in Dr Obadiah Moyo’s step on Thursday as he showed Health and Child Care Minister Dr David ...

2 years ago | August 28, 2016

Are herbs really curing cancer?

Stories by Shamiso Yikoniko Extra Reporter ln different parts of the world, traditional medicine is either the mainstay ...

Shorter regimen for drug resistant TB

BEING diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) sounds like a death sentence to some due to the long period of treatment, which ...

3 years ago | July 10, 2016

Facing the weight demons

Shamiso Yikoniko Unhealthy habits such as smoking, alcohol abuse and sticking to high-fat, salt and sugar diets have ...

Minister Pari’s statement on medical aid societies

Ministerial statement on the challenges in working relationships between medical aid societies, AHFoZ and providers of ...

3 years ago | June 26, 2016

Health sector is a security sector

Vukani Madoda The Sharp Shooter Today let’s talk about our health. Your health and my health. And of course the health ...

3 years ago | June 12, 2016

Is this a favour or a curse?

Tobaiwa Mudede & Richard Hondo The rise in the use of contraceptives is not difficult to explain, especially as ...

3 years ago | June 5, 2016

We don’t owe doctors anything

Shylet Sanyanga It is not a fact that medical aid societies are not paying health service providers timeously; they are ...

The essence of Gene Xpert in TB interventions

Sharon Kavhu In Zimbabwe, tuberculosis has traditionally been detected by searching for evidence of TB bacteria through ...

RIGHT TO BE HEARD: A patient’s agonising hospital experience

Mrs Loveness Chileka I have been a civil servant for years now and, therefore, subscribe to Premier Service Medical Aid ...

Medical aid claims: Ball in minister’s court

Asking patients to pay cash upfront (from July 1, 2016) will not be easy on the part of doctors for the simple reason ...

What are YOUR chances of getting cancer?

From the most common to the most deadly, expert explores who is most at risk. Cancer prevalence is growing with 1 in 3 ...