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Stigma derailing fight against HIV/Aids: NAC

The United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids has set a target of HIV testing, treatment and viral suppression rates of 95%–95%–95% by 2025.
By Vanessa Gonye Dec. 3, 2022
ED admits health sector rot
ED admits health sector rot
In his column in a weekly State-controlled paper, Mnangagwa said the number of medical practitioners in the country remains unsatisfactorily low.
By Priveledge Gumbodete Nov. 21, 2022
Zimbabwe exports ‘mental health benches’ to Fifa World Cup
The World Cup project is in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) the initiative for promoting mental health.
By AFP Nov. 16, 2022
Feature: Anti-microbial resistance a growing pandemic in Africa
Across the 14 countries, clinical and treatment data are not being linked to laboratory results, making it hard to understand what’s driving AMR.
By IPS Nov. 9, 2022
500 receive free eye cataract surgery
Chiwenga said the country’s eye health programmes were mostly being funded by development partners as government was struggling to fund the health sector.
By Vanessa Gonye Nov. 5, 2022
‘Poor funding threatens health sector’
Itai Rusike said the health sector had been facing deep structural challenges since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Vanessa Gonye Nov. 4, 2022
Act on PSMI, govt told
“I have directed that all PSMI institutions, which had closed down, must open,” Chiwenga said.
By Harriet Chikandiwa and Mpumelelo Moyo Nov. 4, 2022
Guramatunhu bemoans absence of radiotherapy machines
Guramatunhu urged people to desist from using chemicals on their bodies and hair to prevent cancer infection.
By Vanessa Gonye Oct. 29, 2022
NAC urged to tame new HIV infections
NAC chief executive officer Bernard Madzima urged the media to also utilise contemporary methods of sharing and disseminating critical information on HIV and Aids.
By Moses Mugugunyeki Oct. 29, 2022
Cancer deaths on the rise: Report
The statistics show that more females (54,5%) succumbed to cancer compared to 45,5% males.
By Miriam Mangwaya Oct. 29, 2022
Opinion: GZU School of Medicine should improve health service in Masvingo
The Ministry of Health and Child Care now faces a massive task to upgrade the available hospitals as they are now set to become teaching hospitals.
By Johannes Marisa Oct. 27, 2022
Treasury starved hospitals of medicines: Chiwenga
This resulted in the ministry only managing to procure 14% of the required medicines for hospitals this year due to financial constraints.
By Methembe Sibanda and Emma Nhancumba Oct. 26, 2022
Health sector brain drain stalls donor programmes
ZNA president Enock Dongo said most health personnel left the country due to low pay and poor working conditions.
By Vanessa Gonye Oct. 26, 2022
Opinion: Unnecessary refereeing frustrating the private medical sector
Many practitioners have failed to take off and the tribulations have overshadowed the bright light.
By Johannes Marisa Oct. 13, 2022
India facing a pandemic of antibiotics-resistant superbugs
Resistance to antibiotics, say doctors at Kasturba Hospital, is widespread even among outpatients from villages and small towns.
By BBC News Oct. 10, 2022
Govt blames religious anti-vaxxers for deadly measles outbreak
It is the biggest of a plethora of indigenous apostolic sects that are part of a broader religious group that mixes Christian beliefs with traditional African cultures.
By ReligionUnplugged.com Oct. 3, 2022
Hospitals face acute staff shortage
He said health facilities were in a poor state, which made the work of nurses difficult.
By Silisiwe Mabaleka Sep. 19, 2022
MCAZ warns on STC30 drug
MCAZ acting director-general Richard Rukwata said STC30 had not been regulated in Zimbabwe.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 19, 2022
Opinion: Corruption a threat to viability of health systems
Corruption has been talked about in many countries, but the scourge is threatening to decapitate the world, especially developing countries.
By Johannes Marisa Sep. 15, 2022
COVID-19 survivors recount their ordeal
The disease that was declared a global pandemic had been in existence since December 2019 when it was first detected in China.
By Vanessa Gonye Sep. 14, 2022
Mental health must be a priority at our workplaces
The days of not talking about mental health are gone and supporting mental health in the workplace is now a necessity.
By Emmanuel Zvada Sep. 13, 2022
Access to cervical cancer services improves
Another health expert, Josephat Chiripanyanga said the improvement in the rate of uptake of cervical cancer services was welcome.
By Vanessa Gonye Sep. 12, 2022
'Apostolic sects frustrating fight against measles'
Menoembwa area is the district ‘hotspot’ of the measles outbreak.
By Nhau Mangirazi Sep. 12, 2022
Take your child for measles vaccination
The exercise is supposed to end this Saturday and so far, about 623 810 children have been vaccinated.
By Johannes Marisa Sep. 8, 2022
Measles outbreak looms in schools
Measles outbreak looms in schools
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Lorraine Muromo Sep. 8, 2022
Open letter to SA's Limpopo health MEC
Zimbabwe gave refuge to African National Congress combatants, sacrificed blood and treasure beyond measure to advance the freedoms that you enjoy today.
By Tendai Kamba Sep. 8, 2022
Measles death toll hits 650
Matabeleland South recorded 13 cases and Harare seven.
By Garikai Tunhira Sep. 2, 2022
Zim health system is in intensive care: How it got there
This was very clear to the different healthcare delivery administrators and practitioners in Zimbabwe for the last 42 years
By Norman Nyazema Sep. 2, 2022