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FORMER President Robert Mugabe is unwell and in Singapore receiving medical attention, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday while millions of Zimbabweans contend with lack of drugs at public hospitals. ...
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Health authorities quarantined hundreds of people in northern Sierra Leone on Monday after a 16-year-old girl died of Ebola in an apparent case of sexual transmission, the first confirmed death from the virus in the district for nearly six months. ...
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With only 6% of the population covered by health insurance in Zimbabwe, there is need for community-based health cover as an alternative for the informal income earners, health researchers and stakeholders have said. ...
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HEALTH activists have launched a campaign to lobby churches and other institutions to view HIV as a health and not moral issue so as to eradicate stigma associated with the condition. ...
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HEALTH literacy has helped improve standards of health in the Chikwaka rural area in Goromonzi district where community health workers (CHWs) are playing a leading role in encouraging locals to embrace best health care practices. ...
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GOVERNMENT has been rapped for lack of commitment to the provision of primary health care at a time the country is witnessing a rise in non-communicable diseases (NDCs) and other ailments. ...
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THE debilitating collapse of the country’s health sector after years of underfunding and mismanagement since the turn of the millennium has seen thousands of Zimbabweans — particularly the rich and the powerful — seeking medical attention abroad. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — South African President Jacob Zuma said he was in “perfect” condition after recovering from a bout of fatigue that left him hospitalised in June, playing down reports of health problems. ...
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THE Sadc Parliamentary Forum committee on sexual reproductive health rights wants traditional healers and religious groups to end the practice of stopping their followers from taking life-saving medication. ...
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On the one hand, health experts contend that smoking tobacco is responsible for the annual death of over six million people globally. ...
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ABOUT two weeks ago, NewsDay reported that water in and around Harare is contaminated and not fit for human consumption, something that was confirmed through research ...
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THE country’s ill-equipped hospitals received literally nothing from the 2014 National Budget. ...
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This week we broke the news that embalming chemicals are used to preserve imported chickens that are sold on the local market. ...
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MANGWE — Two years ago, deep in the rural Mangwe district along the border of Zimbabwe and Botswana, Sabina Moyo found herself wondering if she would die after giving birth to her baby at home. ...
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RESIDENTS of Bulawayo’s Bellevue low-density suburb have received clearance from the local authority to pool resources together and set up a community clinic. ...
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ABOUT 700 Bindura residents have received free health service from a Chinese medical team under a country-wide programme organised by the medical team and the Chamber of Chinese Enterprises in Zimbabwe. ...
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MUTARE residents could be sitting on a health time bomb following reports that unvaccinated dogs are straying on the streets and attacking residents. ...
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HARARE City Council is under pressure to deliver potable water to millions of residents within Greater Harare this summer. ...
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‘Hospital turns into place of death’
Chiredzi District Hospital, the only government referral centre in the Lowveld, has become a place where patients contract diseases instead of being cured. ...
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Private hospitals have increased their tariffs by 20% in a development that could result in an increase in premiums patients pay to medical aid societies. ...
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The Tshangaan people are irked by attacks on their circumcision acts by some sectors of the society following reports examining the efficiency of the act. ...
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Government yesterday sent two water samples from the girls’ only Catholic-run St Dominic’s High School in Chishawasha to the State medical laboratory for testing following a suspected cholera ...
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President Robert Mugabe’s health advisor Timothy Stamps yesterday said he was disappointed by the slow progress in completing the crafting of an Alcohol Policy meant to help curb ...
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