Health

3 years ago | April 10, 2016

The curse of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Sharon Kavhu Tonderai Nhova (not real name), is an 11-year-old boy who was diagnosed with pulmonary Tuberculosis (TB) ...

Helping autistic kids make sense of the world

Linda Mzapi Life has a different meaning for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), better known as autism. They ...

3 years ago | April 3, 2016

Bone marrow transplant cure for HIV, Aids?

In February 2007, Timothy Ray Brown was HIV-positive. In March 2016, he is not. The so-called “Berlin patient” is the ...

Breakthrough in paediatric TB treatment

Shamiso Yikoniko Sometimes all you have is hope. That was so for Linda Pasi (not her real name) as she watched her ...

3 years ago | March 20, 2016

‘My husband accepted my status’

Sharon Kavhu recently in Kadoma “I spent three months without telling my husband and I pretended to have a problem of ...

Zinatha medical school to re-open

Desire Ncube The Zimbabwe National Traditional Healers Association says they will soon re-open their medical school in Harare.

Traditional healers want stake in self-testing

Traditional and faith healers are demanding greater involvement in the fight against STIs, HIV and Aids following ...

3 years ago | March 13, 2016

Condoms, gloves can cause cancer: WHO

Lungile Tshuma CONDOMS, baby pacifiers/soothers (“dummies”) and other rubber products like gloves, which many ...

Brief commentary on HIV and Aids

H.E Thabo Mbeki In 2002 a few of us here in South Africa wrote a booklet entitled “Castro Hlongwane…”, and sub-titled it ...

3 years ago | March 6, 2016

Zim readies for HIV self-testing

Tendai Chara Questions are being asked regarding Zimbabwe’s preparedness to embrace HIV self-testing as Government rolls ...

Fight against child sexual abuse. . . Child friendly clinic now ...

Bridge Writer Children who are sexually abused in Lupane can now access the services in child friendly environment, an ...

Drug resistant TB treatment to be expanded

Tafadzwa Kadani The treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) will soon be decentralised to all 10 provinces, the ...

3 years ago | February 28, 2016

The dreaded ‘C’ word

Madzudzo Michelle Chishamiso Pain, death, hopelessness, incurable, are usually the words that ring a bell in one’s mind ...

3 years ago | February 21, 2016

Confronting the cancer menace

Tafadzwa Kadani For many Zimbabweans, a cancer diagnosis is a death sentence. T he chronic ailment is now one of the ...