Health

3 years ago | February 14, 2016

Beating Asperger’s, beating the odds

Tafadzwa Kadani Being born with Asperger’s syndrome and dyslexia can put one on the fringers of society. The dreams ...

Harare Hospital in critical condition

Investigations Editor HARARE Central Hospital is not offering critical services such as computerised tomography (CT) ...

3 years ago | February 7, 2016

Zika virus: Are we safe?

Tafadzwa Kadani Over the past two weeks, the world has been on high alert following the World Health Organisation’s ...

3 years ago | February 3, 2016

HEALTH: First U.S Zika virus suspected to be sexually transmitted

The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health ...

3 years ago | January 31, 2016

When weight becomes a problem

Sixteen-year-old Panashe Wakatama’s day begins at 4 am. The house that he shares with his 60-year-old grandmother and ...

3 years ago | January 17, 2016

Suspected Ebola death in Sierra Leone

Health officials have reported a suspected Ebola death in Sierra Leone just hours after west Africa was declared ...

Eight units of blood saved my life

Edith Penduka – Blood Recipient Testimonial When l received a call from my dear friend, she was sobbing on the ...

3 years ago | January 3, 2016

Harare Hospital sets tight measures for credit patients

HARARE Central Hospital has resolved not to extend credit treatment to patients admitted at the medical institution who ...

Widely-misunderstood thrush explained

At least eight out of every ten Zimbabwean women occasionally experience bouts of a common yeast infection known as ...

Health sector under funded

The country’s health sector has remained one of the hallmarks of success in the post-independence era despite the ...

3 years ago | December 20, 2015

NBSZ : Mobile application & festive season campaign

Ephraim Mubayi NBSZ Communications Officer National Blood Service Zimbabwe (NBSZ) in partnership with Joina City Harare, ...

The beauty of male circumcision…HIV positive men can be ...

Shamiso Yikoniko FOR 30-year-old Doubt Guzha (not his real name), voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) was ...

3 years ago | December 13, 2015

HIV stigmatisation still rampant…Early disclosure encouraged

Stories by Shamiso Yikoniko Despite the strides in the fight against HIV, stigmatisation is still rampant and ...

ICASA: From the horse’s mouth

ZIMBABWE has been hailed for successfully hosting the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) after ...