Fend off diseases before outbreaks: CWGH

The insight was shared by CWGH executive director Itai Rusike, as government began stakeholder engagements to come up with a comprehensive NHI.
By Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Jun. 14, 2024

Zim records renewed surge in malaria deaths

The ministry said it was undertaking several initiatives which included indoor residual spraying to prevent more deaths.
By Gracious Daniel May. 10, 2024

Invest in research to curb malaria, govts urged

Africa accounts for approximately 94% of malaria cases and deaths worldwide.
By Nhau Mangirazi Apr. 30, 2024

Ministry issues fresh cholera alert

During Cabinet briefing on Tuesday, the government said the ministry continued to conduct integrated training in case management, surveillance, infection prevention and control in cholera hotspots.
By Vanessa Gonye Apr. 5, 2024

‘Focused treatment key to ending TB’

“When we fight TB, we fight other deadly diseases and prepare for the next pandemic.
By Nhau Mangirazi Mar. 29, 2024

Zimbabweans turn to medicinal herbs

Itai Rusike, a public health specialist, told the Independent that it was increasingly difficult for patients to access drugs in public health institutions.
By Vincent Mungofa Mar. 22, 2024

Refrain from continuous self-testing, patients warned

A Public Health Activist, Itai Rusike said HIV self-testing is helpful if it is applied correctly.
By Vincent Mungofa Mar. 1, 2024

‘Safe water, sanitation key to ending medieval diseases’

The nOPV2 has been successfully used in several African countries, including Ethiopia, Benin, Congo Republic, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
By Gamuchirai Nyamuziwa Feb. 23, 2024

Zim cholera outbreak jolts UN

In a statement dated December 5, OCHA expressed concern over the cholera outbreak.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Dec. 7, 2023