Malaria kills 254

According to the ministry’s Weekly Disease Surveillance report, the provinces that reported the highest number of cases were Manicaland at 148 and Mashonaland Central (143).
By Sharon Buwerimwe Dec. 4, 2023

National Security Cluster gets bigger budget than ailing health sector

Ncube said ZWL$8,6 trillion had been allocated towards the national security cluster and ZWL6,3 trillion to the Ministry of Health and Childcare.
By Belinda Chiroodza Nov. 30, 2023

Wrong diagnoses rife at public hospitals: Report

Health and Child Care ministry spokesperson Donald Mujiri did not respond to emailed questions on the survey findings.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Nov. 9, 2023

Low healthcare budget cause for concern

Rusike emphasised the importance of reviewing the health staff establishment to reflect the current demographic and macroeconomic trends.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Nov. 8, 2023

Ncube on cliff edge as hospitals crumble

Ncube is expected to present the 2024 budget later this month.
By Tanyaradzwa Kapuru and Vincent Mungofa Nov. 3, 2023

Prioritise primary health care, govt urged

Rusike said the deplorable state of the country’s health system required urgent attention, starting with the primary healthcare system.
By Vanessa Gonye Aug. 30, 2023

Mumps outbreak hits Harare

Other symptoms of mumps include headaches, joint pain, and a high temperature, which may develop a few days before the swelling of the parotid glands.
By Vanessa Gonye Aug. 6, 2023

‘Govt should invest in user-friendly drug rehab centres’

Speaking to NewsDay, Community Working Group on Health  executive director Itai Rusike, said there is need to focus on social support structures.
By Vanessa Gonye Jul. 6, 2023

Chiwundura villagers embrace trachoma prevention programme

Trachoma is a preventable disease that affects the eyes, causes loss of vision and blindness and is most common in poor rural communities.
By Caiphas Chimhete and Mandy Mathius Jun. 11, 2023