TB drugs shortage hits Zim hospitals

TB treatment and care is free in Zimbabwe and experts fear the shortage of drugs is likely to give rise to multi-drug resistant TB and death.
By Moses Mugugunyeki Apr. 21, 2024

Late presentation of childhood cancer derails cancer fight

The World Health Organisation set a target of 60% coverage of childhood cancers by the year 2030 and Zimbabwe is still lagging at 20%.
By Vanessa Gonye Apr. 9, 2024

The trail: Energy dissipation and tools to break out of psychological entrapment

Life by its very nature is always bustling with activity, sometimes calm like still waters, and sometimes turbulent like a raging sea.
By Rutendo Kureya Mar. 25, 2024

Climate change: Intensify talks on public health

Enabling international cooperation and support are vital for building resilience and implementing sustainable solutions to address the climate-health challenges we face.
By Darlington Mafa Mar. 22, 2024

Kwekwe records spike in silicosis infections

Kwekwe General Hospital acting medical superintendent Bruce Mhondiwa confirmed that the public hospital had seen an increase in the number of patients suffering from silicosis.
By Innocent Magondo Mar. 18, 2024

Climate change link to drug and substance behaviour

Climate change’s impacts on human health are now extensively documented, and more than 230 health-care journals recently published a joint editorial calling for urgent action.
By Tinashe Chikodzi Mar. 10, 2024

Taking charge of your health: Cancer prevention month

Talk Cancer Zim is there to shed light on these preventable risk factors and offer guidance on how to effectively reduce the risk of cancer.

Southern Africa: A four-fold surge in cholera cases puts tens of thousands of children at risk as cyclone season brings more flooding

In Malawi, which has counted over 160 cases so far this year, about four in 10 cases are children and young people under 19, according to the Health ministry.
By Reliefweb Feb. 29, 2024

A silver lining

Addressing journalists in Harare on Friday, Global Polio Eradication Initiative co-ordinator Sadiq Umar said Zimbabwe had one of the best environmental surveillance systems in Africa.
By Newsday Feb. 27, 2024