The ministry said it was undertaking several initiatives which included indoor residual spraying to prevent more deaths.
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By GRACIOUS DANIEL May. 10, 2024
Trachoma begins as a bacterial infection, with symptoms similar to conjunctivitis.
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By admin May. 4, 2024
In its health and education situation report, Zimcodd said Zimbabwe’s healthcare system was plagued by inadequate finance, corruption, biased spending and lack of community involvement.
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By GRACIOUS DANIEL Apr. 25, 2024
He called for the designing of tailored and targeted health programmes that address the economic, social, political and environmental injustice that impact people’s health and rights.
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By Vanessa Gonye Apr. 25, 2024
The infection, whose scientific name is pertussis, is difficult to detect early and can be fatal, especially in children and babies.
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By Times Of India Apr. 11, 2024
The World Health Organisation set a target of 60% coverage of childhood cancers by the year 2030 and Zimbabwe is still lagging at 20%.
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By Vanessa Gonye Apr. 9, 2024
Chitungwiza was recording over 130 cases weekly cases as the disease wrecked havoc.
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By GRACIOUS DANIEL Apr. 5, 2024
A number of officials interviewed by NewsDay yesterday said they contained the deadly diarrhoeal disease through strengthened surveillance systems
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By Vanessa Gonye Apr. 2, 2024
The vaccination campaign is being conducted in close collaboration with the Primary and Secondary Education ministry with a target to vaccinate
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By Vanessa Gonye Mar. 20, 2024
Chisero said mental health has a bearing on how the young react to HIV issues including treatment and general conduct.
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By Vanessa Gonye Feb. 29, 2024
The report also warned that malnutrition remains a major public health concern in Zimbabwe, with a quarter of all children experiencing stunting due to inadequate dietary intake.
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By Problem Masau Feb. 28, 2024
Buhera district in Manicaland province has been one of the cholera hotspots in the country since October last year.
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By Vanessa Gonye Feb. 14, 2024
Mombeshora was responding to questions from legislators in Parliament who wanted to know what measures the government was taking to curb the spread of cholera.
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By Harriet Chikandiwa Feb. 6, 2024
On Monday, government started a mass oral cholera vaccination exercise targeting 2,3 million people in the most affected districts.
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By Vanessa Gonye Feb. 2, 2024
“We are telling them that cholera is real, they should always use treated water and maintain hygiene,” she said.
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By Vanessa Gonye Jan. 31, 2024
On Monday, Zimbabwe began distributing oral cholera vaccines, targeting 800 000 people.
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By GRACIOUS DANIEL Jan. 31, 2024
According to Zimbabwe’s National Health Strategy, 70 percent of the country’s population is at risk of contracting a NTD.
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By Kennedy Mubaiwa Jan. 30, 2024
The campaign comes at a time when Zimbabwe is battling a cholera outbreak that has been in existence for close to a year. 
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By Vanessa Gonye Jan. 30, 2024
Among the reported cholera cases to date, 31% were under 15 years of age while 14 % were under five years of age.
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By Staff Reporter Jan. 29, 2024
Communities such as Glenview, Budiriro, Highfield, Glen Norah and Hopley are among the city’s cholera hotspots where ZRCS is operating from.
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By Moses Mugugunyeki Jan. 26, 2024
CHILDREN with visual impairment (VI) challenge the micro (family) and meso (school) systems in different ways. 
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By Nicholas Aribhino Jan. 26, 2024
Awareness and screening levels of these priority cancersan are of paramount importance.
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By Michelle Madzudzo Jan. 26, 2024
“An additional US$13 million is being looked into so that the water woes can be eliminated,” he said.
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By Blessed Mhlanga Jan. 25, 2024
The country should know that those who contribute to the growth of Zimbabwe deserve to be remembered. With unity, we will achieve more.
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By Dr Johannes Marisa Jan. 25, 2024
The country’s health sector has endured years of underfunding and a debilitating brain drain amid a crippling shortage of basic medicines and drugs at public hospitals.
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By Vincent Mungofa Jan. 24, 2024
ZIMBABWE and its neighbours are facing an overwhelming cholera outbreak amid a surge in COVID-19 cases since the onset of the rain season.
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By Vincent Mungofa Jan. 23, 2024
She said she had suffered since marrying Shumba, whom she accused of verbal and physical abuse.
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By Rejoice Phiri Jan. 23, 2024
Ngwenya said they are seeking assistance from stakeholders towards blood donation.
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By JERSSIE MPOFU Jan. 22, 2024
“It is now 30 years of our pilot project and we realised and were convinced that the HIV epidemic can be controlled,”
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By Tendai Sauta Jan. 22, 2024
Toddlers going to play school are often prone to common cold, cough, infections and other conditions.
The coming of the rains can worsen cholera as there is further contamination of water bodies. 
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By Dr Johannes Marisa Jan. 19, 2024
The mother of two was devastated. She felt betrayed. “I thought that she was going to keep the issue a secret when I confided in her,” she said.
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By Gamuchirai Masiyiwa Dec. 11, 2023
The report says the barriers have the ability to reverse the gains achieved to date.
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By Vanessa Gonye Dec. 7, 2023
ZNNP+ vice-chairperson Moreni Masanzu emphasized the need to roll out comprehensive stigma and discrimination initiatives to address one of the largest barriers to ending Aids by 2030.
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By Kennedy Nyavaya Dec. 6, 2023
The project has provided technical assistance in updating national TB treatment guidelines including for drug resistant forms of TB.
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By Vanessa Gonye Dec. 6, 2023
The programme caters for adolescent girls and young women, high-risk men and boys and members of key populations in communities in their diversity.
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By Vanessa Gonye Dec. 5, 2023
Mombeshora called on health partners to create synergies and collaborate towards achieving the vision of a new generation of children free from HIV-related infections. 
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By Kennedy Nyavaya Dec. 3, 2023
Commissioner Mpemba said that Social isolation knows no age boundaries, impacting 1 in 4 older individuals globally and 5-15% of adolescents.
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By WHO Nov. 16, 2023
Mombeshora said authorities were still in the process of operationalising the air ambulances with Air Force of Zimbabwe personnel.
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By Priveledge Gumbodete Oct. 30, 2023
Zimbabwe has 1,3 million people living with HIV (PLHIV).
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By Vanessa Gonye Oct. 30, 2023
Speaking on behalf of ZimHeart, one of the members, Paul Chirikure said the programme came at an opportune time as they were continuously losing their members due to medical costs.
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By Vanessa Gonye Oct. 30, 2023
Many health insurance companies set a sub-limit for medical procedures
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By Newsday Oct. 19, 2023
Mombeshora applauded the Chinese nationals for the various projects they were implementing in the country, particularly in the health sector.
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By Vanessa Gonye Oct. 9, 2023
Videos on social media appear to show the insects, which feed on the blood of humans and animals
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By USA Today Oct. 4, 2023
The remainder (38%) is from the Diaspora, primarily in South Africa, Botswana, the UK, Australia, and Canada.
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By AP news Oct. 2, 2023
A recent study by the Zimbabwe Civil Liberties and Drug Network revealed that women who use drugs face unique challenges and vulnerabilities which require specialised care and support.
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By Vanessa Gonye Sep. 12, 2023
The prevalence of contraceptive use was highest in southern Africa (52,3%) and lowest in West Africa (5,4%).
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By Lorraine Muromo Sep. 11, 2023
African countries’ health delivery systems are currently on their knees, including in Zimbabwe where shortages of medicines and life-saving equipment are prevalent.
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By Vanessa Gonye Aug. 17, 2023
Murambinda Hospital is a rural community hospital located in the town of Murambinda, Buhera District in Manicaland Province.
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By Donald Nyandoro Jul. 27, 2023
“Through this programme, we will train health workers at the PHC level to provide quality mental health services, ensuring no one is left behind,” she said.
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By Staff Reporter and WHO Jul. 21, 2023