Parirenyatwa’s cancer unit in dire straits

According to the Health and Child Care ministry, cancer remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality with over 5 000 new cases diagnosed and over 1 500 deaths per year.
By Harriet Chikandiwa May. 15, 2024

Briefs: Gwanda mines now STI hotspots

This emerged during a joint health outreach programme by the Health and Child Care ministry and its partners such as the Medecins Sans Frontières.
By Sharon Sibindi Mar. 17, 2024

Fundraising for rare diseases begins

The RaDDA founder revealed that he has a rare disease called imperforate anus, a condition that affects one in 5 000 live births and he has been having surgeries since birth.
By Margaret Lubinda Mar. 13, 2024

Good skin care, lifestyle changes help prevent some skin diseases

Some skin diseases are not preventable. There is no way, for example, to change your genetics or prevent an autoimmune disorder.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Feb. 23, 2024

What’s fuelling cholera in Southern Africa?

Here’s a breakdown of what’s causing the spread and how many people have been affected:
By Shola Lawa Feb. 23, 2024

‘New Gweru suburbs are cholera hotspots’

Chivhoko said council would descend on land developers who fail to provide water and sanitation infrastructure for new stands.
By Stephen Chadenga Feb. 8, 2024

Thorngrove Hospital understaffed

BCC’s health services director Edwin Sibanda yesterday said the situation had worsened compared to the period during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Daniel Moyo Feb. 8, 2024

Collaborative, decisive action can rescue Africa from NTDs

According to Zimbabwe’s National Health Strategy, 70 percent of the country’s population is at risk of contracting a NTD.
By Kennedy Mubaiwa Jan. 30, 2024

Government commits to innovation, research on NTDs

Maunganidze said his ministry was committed to tackle the diseases despite challenges. 
By Vanessa Gonye Nov. 10, 2023