Health

3 years ago | May 29, 2016

The new weapon against HIV

Sharon Kavhu It is extremely difficult to notice the scars that 26-year-old Alice Soko (not her real name) carries with ...

3 years ago | May 22, 2016

An encounter between sex workers, MPs

Sharon Kavhu Sex workers are among the key population areas in HIV responses in Zimbabwe. Statistics from the National ...

5 medical aid societies for SMEs

Shamiso Yikoniko Government has registered five new medical aid societies to cater exclusively for SMEs — the first time ...

NCDs: The next health challenge

It is a known fact that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have overtaken HIV and Aids in terms of morbidity and mortality ...

3 years ago | May 15, 2016

Most Medical Aid Societies operating temporarily

Shamiso Yikoniko Health Reporter Seventeen medical aid societies are operating on temporary licences as Government ...

3 years ago | May 8, 2016

More women die in child birth

Shamiso Yikoniko Resource constraints at some of Zimbabwe’s referral hospitals are taking a toll, with 740 maternal ...

Cimas to lose operating licence

Livingstone Marufu GOVERNMENT has given Cimas Medical Aid Society a seven-day ultimatum to honour all outstanding claims ...

Anti-microbial Resistance: Why we should care about correct use

Dr Pamela Woods The term “anti-microbial resistance” or “AMR’ is in the news worldwide these days.

Circumcision drive snips towards target

Shamiso Yikoniko Zimbabwe is likely to miss its target to circumcise at least 1,3 million males by next year, with ...

3 years ago | May 1, 2016

Cochlea: Let the nation hear

Lawson Madzivanyika The ability to relate, share ideas, participate in activities, and experience one’s surroundings ...

Cimas defies Govt directive

Livingstone Marufu CIMAS Medical Aid Society, the country’s second-largest health insurance business, is on a collision ...

3 years ago | April 24, 2016

2 000 succumb to cancer yearly

Nearly 2 000 Zimbabweans die of cancer yearly and 81 percent of them would have sought treatment long after the less ...

3 years ago | April 17, 2016

HIV burden drops

Shamiso Yikoniko Health Reporter Zimbabwe’s HIV prevalence rate declined from 15, 7 percent in 2011 to 13, 8 in 2015 on ...

Cimas, Corporate 24 bury the hatchet

Business Reporters The Health and Child Care Ministry has ordered Cimas to lift a ban on Corporate 24, settle all ...