Communities resist measles vaccination

Hurungwe District Hospital promotions officer Komberero Gotosa said more wards would be targeted in the vaccination programme.
By Nhau Mangirazi Jun. 4, 2024

Measles, mumps outbreak claims 35 children

The death of 16 children from four families is feared to be a tip of the iceberg compared to hundreds of unrecorded deaths among the apostolic sect members in the district.
By Nhau Mangirazi May. 2, 2024

Zim close to eliminating measles, polio: WHO

In October last year, the country experienced a resurgence in the mediaeval disease which resulted in many deaths and confirmed cases being recorded in several provinces.
By Vanessa Gonye May. 1, 2023

Feature: Measles forces apostolic members to convert to modern medicine

Zimbabwe is no stranger to measles outbreaks
By Evidence Chenjerai Mar. 20, 2023

2022: An eventful year for health sector

The country also witnessed a reduction in maternal deaths, and introduction of the eye strategy in the wake of increased eye conditions, mainly catalysed by diabetes.
By Vanessa Gonye Dec. 31, 2022

COVID disrupted measles vaccinations in Africa and now cases are surging

The COVID-19 pandemic interrupted measles vaccine campaigns globally in 2020 and 2021, leaving millions of children unprotected against one of the world's most contagious diseases.
By Reuters Oct. 24, 2022

Crackdown on NGOs derails re-engagement efforts

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are doing important work in democracy and human rights protection.
By Amh Voices Sep. 21, 2022

Measles kills more children in Hurungwe

Nationally, the Health ministry said measles had claimed 700 lives as of last week.
By Nhau Mangirazi Sep. 15, 2022

Time govt acted on those refusing vaccination

We believe it is high time the country made a clear decision on this group of people whose religious beliefs are a real threat to the lives of every citizen in the country.
By Newsday Sep. 13, 2022