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The Avenues Clinic run for a cause fulfills its mandate

The Avenues Clinic today the 20th of September 2019, donated yet again an assortment of hospital equipment and maternal health consumables at Rujeko Polyclinic. The hospital handed over the equipment ...Read more

The Avenues Clinic run for a cause fulfills its mandate

20 September 2019 | 684 Views
The Avenues Clinic today the 20th of September 2019, donated yet again an assortment of hospital equipment and maternal health consumables at Rujeko Polyclinic. The hospital handed over the equipment ...

by Agencies

ZACC exposes nurse recruitment corruption

12 September 2019 | 1266 Views
Staff at one of the major hospitals in the country are in the habit of allocating nurse training vacancies to their relatives and then go on to invite members of the public for interviews for the alre...

by Staff Reporter

Minister concerned about lives lost due to high healthcare charges

06 September 2019 | 401 Views
Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo has said he would prefer not to gazette fees for health services with no foreign currency component but might have to do so, as Government cannot continue w...

by Agencies

Muzamhindo picked to lead Cyclone Research

03 September 2019 | 753 Views
Leading Academic and Harare Policy Advisor Tinashe Eric Muzamhindo has been selected by Development partners to lead a Cyclone Research. Muzamhindo who holds a B.A from Solusi University, MA from Univ...

by Agencies

PHOTOS: Harare hospital introduces state of the art facilities

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A Harare private hospital has opened state of the art recovery rooms designed in line with international standards.The Milton Park Medical Centre revealed that it was now ready to accept patie...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe runs out of birth control pills

24 August 2019 | 942 Views
ZIMBABWE is facing a countrywide shortage of family planning pills due to procurement challenges which will only be addressed next month.  The pills are one of the most preferred family p...

by Staff Reporter

Matobo clinic projects successful

18 August 2019 | 115 Views
THE initiative to rope in diasporans to play a key role in developing their areas of origin is paying off in Matobo District, Matabeleland South with major projects especially in the health sector bei...

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo becoming haven for drug peddlers, gullible youths turn to mental patients' pills

18 August 2019 | 831 Views
BULAWAYO is fast turning into a haven for drug peddlers, who are pushing an assortment of dangerous substances, turning gullible youths into addicts.Sunday News discovered that so cunning are ...

by Staff Reporter

Indian company seeks Bulawayo partnership to produce medicines locally

07 August 2019 | 522 Views
AN Indian pharmaceutical company, Centurion Healthcare Private Limited, is seeking to partner a company in Bulawayo to produce medicine locally in a development set to create employment.Speaki...

by Staff Reporter

Private hospitals demand up to US$700 fees

23 June 2019 | 1545 Views
SOME PRIVATE health institutions are demanding as much as US$700 deposit and up to US$250 per night for patients admitted, making falling ill an economic nightmare for the majority.A survey by...

by Staff Reporter

'Cancer man' unfazed by Magaya-hospital furore

23 June 2019 | 4529 Views
Forty-three-year-old Peter Manganda is not concerned much about the current furore over circumstances surrounding his cure from a 5,3 kilogramme debilitating tumour that had grown on his head....

by Staff Reporter

2nd Annual Albinism Health Fair

14 June 2019 | 299 Views
Global Aid Missions Zimbabwe, a non-governmental organization that supports people with Albinism will be hosting its 2nd Annual Albinism Health Fair on Saturday 22nd of June at the Harare Gardens. The...

by GAM

AHFoZ calls for stakeholder meeting over healthcare costs

30 April 2019 | 753 Views
The Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe (AHFoZ) notes with concern that most service providers and health institutions have introduced or continue charging members co-payments and/or shortfa...

by Agencies

Cancer treatment at Mpilo, Parirenyatwa hospitals compromised

29 April 2019 | 1331 Views
Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals has stopped offering radiotherapy services after all its three cancer treatment machines broke down while unconfirmed reports indicate Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo also f...

by Staff Reporter

Over 270k people receive cholera vaccine in Cyclone Idai ravaged districts

20 April 2019 | 541 Views
More than 270 000 people in Cyclone Idai ravaged districts of Chimanimani and Chipinge have so far been vaccinated against cholera under a government led initiative that is targeting to reach at least...

by Staff Reporter

15 reasons the nursing shortage won't last past 2040

03 April 2019 | 3237 Views
With World Health Organization (WHO) reports indicating that roughly one third of the nursing workforce will be retiring in the next 10-15 years, it's easy to assume that there's no end in sight for t...

by Staff Writer

First ever albinism free clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe

26 February 2019 | 758 Views
Global Aid Missions, a non-governmental organization that supports people with Albinism, has opened the first ever albinism free clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe. The GAM Health Clinic situated at number 53...

by Angecies

Chiwenga happy with supply of medicines across Zimbabwe

28 December 2018 | 1215 Views
Government has started receiving medicines and medical sundries from suppliers and is distributing them across the country. They comprise medicines for daily use and sundries like gloves and face mask...

by Staff Reporter

Senior doctors join striking juniors

27 December 2018 | 6264 Views
HARARE - In the latest standoff between the government and striking junior doctors, senior medical personnel have now joined the industrial action by their juniors - leading to the suspension of major...

by Staff Re

More boys born on Christmas Day

27 December 2018 | 1290 Views
At  least 72 babies were born on Christmas Day in four of country's major hospitals. Chitungwiza and Mpilo central hospitals recorded the highest number of 20 babies each, followed by Harare Cent...

by Staff Reporter

Government intensifies cervical cancer fight

02 December 2018 | 269 Views
Government has engaged several health partners in the provision of cervical cancer screening to women in rural areas as efforts intensify to detect and take remedial action against the disease....

by Staff Reporter

Mliswa pleased with Health Minister's visit to Norton

15 October 2018 | 644 Views
Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has hailed Minister of  Health and Child care Obadiah Moyo for visiting the constituency to assess the area as the cholera hit parts of Harare.In a letter t...

by Stephen Jakes

Cholera Suspect Tests Negative

15 October 2018 | 369 Views
The suspected cholera case that was reported in Kadoma last week has tested negative,a reliable source has revealed.Social media in Kadoma went ablaze with the news that a single case of chole...

by Stephen Jakes

Suspected cholera cases drop from 10 000 to 24

06 October 2018 | 322 Views
SUSPECTED cholera cases have dropped from 10 000 to 24, while Government is making frantic efforts to ensure the water-borne disease is totally eradicated, Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Mo...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe to vaccinate 1.4 million people against cholera in Harare

03 October 2018 | 582 Views
HARARE - The Government of Zimbabwe with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners is launching today an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign to protect 1.4 million people at ...

by APO

Dr. Edward Picardi on How Medical Specialists Benefit by Volunteering their Services to Impoverished Communities

29 September 2018 | 1022 Views
Being a medical volunteer in a foreign country can be challenging and unnerving. The doctors are often required to go to some of the most remote areas where their services are most required. Additiona...

by Agencies

Mpilo fails to cope, maternity patients sleep on the floor

29 September 2018 | 796 Views
MPILO Central Hospital in Bulawayo is failing to cope with the high number of maternity patients resulting in some of the expecting and new mothers sleeping on the floor, a situation described as depl...

by Staff Reporter

First Mutual reviews health contributions by 5%

28 September 2018 | 1005 Views
First Mutual Health sector has reviewed health contributions by 5% with effect from October 1.The company advised its various clients of the developments this week."Please be advised t...

by Stephen Jakes

'Mpilo, Ingutsheni relegate nurses training to Zanu-PF'

27 September 2018 | 3019 Views
Zapu spokesperson Iphithule Thembani Maphosa has accused Mpilo Central Hospital and Ingutsheni Hospital of allegedly relegating the recruitment of nurses training to only Zanu PF linked students....

by Stephen Jakes

NMB joins fight against cholera

25 September 2018 | 629 Views
NMB Bank on Sunday handed over 3 000 buckets, 3 000 units of Water Guard and 120 000 litres of water to the District Health Office in Glen View to help in the fight against cholera in this Harare subu...

by Agencies

11 cancer symptoms you should not ignore

25 September 2018 | 4594 Views
Nobody likes the "C" word. Cancer is the scariest disease out there but if you catch it early, you have a big chance of survival.Obviously, some of the symptoms associated with the disease can...

by Health Reporter

MDC-T Khupe bemoans cholera outbreak

17 September 2018 | 1620 Views
The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) led by Thokozani Khupe hsa lamented the outbreak of Cholera especially in Harare urging the stakeholders and well wishers to chip in to curb the problem....

by Stephen Jakes

Govt rolls out Cholera vaccines

16 September 2018 | 565 Views
In the coming weeks, Government will begin administering cholera vaccines in selected suburbs in order to contain the current outbreak that has claimed more than 28 lives in the past two weeks, a Cabi...

by Staff Reporter

How to stop spread of cholera

16 September 2018 | 703 Views
The best way to stop the spread of cholera is to stop the transmission routes.Hand washing with soap, ash or chlorine solution: Hand washing should be done after visiting the toile...

by Unicef

Harare suburbs rocked by 'double punch' of cholera and typhoid

14 September 2018 | 1703 Views
HARARE - More than 1,000 Red Cross volunteers are fanning out through the suburbs of Zimbabwe’s capital in a bid to contain a deadly cholera outbreak.The outbreak, which started on 5 Septemb...


WATCH: Health Minister Dr Moyo speaks on Cholera outbreak in Harare

12 September 2018 | 638 Views
Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo speaks on Cholera outbreak in Harare....

by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo on high cholera alert

08 September 2018 | 360 Views
BULAWAYO City Council is on high cholera alert following the declaration of a cholera outbreak in Harare on Thursday. BCC senior public relations officer Mrs Nesisa Mpofu, responding to questi...

by Staff Reporter

Over 130 000 HIV patients resist drugs

26 August 2018 | 2964 Views
OVER 130 000 people living with HIV and Aids in Zimbabwe have become resistant to currently available anti-retroviral drugs.Medical experts say people can become drug resistant after defaultin...

by Staff Reporter

TB outbreak at Ingutsheni

25 August 2018 | 1003 Views
A tuberculosis (TB) outbreak has reportedly hit Bulawayo's Ingutsheni Psychiatric Hospital, with patients and members of staff being screened and quarantined to contain the spread of the virulent dise...

by Staff Reporter

HIV vaccine test trial on cards for Zimbabwe

25 July 2018 | 995 Views
ZIMBABWE has been listed along with other sub-Saharan countries for a test trial on an HIV vaccine which would help end the disease.Being undertaken by the Johnson and Johnson and the Janssen ...

by Staff reporter

Ekusileni investors tip Zimbabwe for glory

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INDIAN investors who are set to reopen Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo yesterday said the new dispensation is on course to taking the country to its former glory as evidenced by the stability pre...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe mulls medicinal cannabis pilot programme

15 July 2018 | 1292 Views
Government is planning to carry out a medicinal cannabis pilot programme following the legalisation for the production of the plant in April this year.The legalisation of the production of mar...

by Staff Reporter

Calls to decriminalise drug abuse

07 July 2018 | 263 Views
Zimbabwe has held a belated International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking commemorations amid calls for a paradigm shift to consider drug abuse as a health issue instead of a criminal o...

by Staff Reporter

Kana Mission Hospital builds $70 000 mortuary

07 July 2018 | 245 Views
KANA Mission Hospital has constructed a $70 000 mortuary to serve the Gokwe South, Nkayi community and other parts of Matabeleland North province.The new morgue, which accommodates more than 1...

by Staff Reporter

Global Aids Missions to provide free health services for people with albinism, special conditions

29 June 2018 | 424 Views
In a move that is set to benefit hundreds of people living with albinism, special conditions and disabilities in the country, a local non-governmental organization, Global Aid Missions, in partnership...

by Nicole Hondo

Ekusileni Medical Centre to open before year end

24 June 2018 | 1273 Views
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has made a spirited commitment to open Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo before year end saying he is going to make sure nothing will stand on the way of his efforts to bring fr...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe government intensifies fight against Aids

23 June 2018 | 673 Views
THE Health and Child Care ministry has launched an 18-member validation committee to oversee the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, as Zimbabwe gears up to become the fir...

by Staff Reporter

Matobo Action Team visits Umzingwane Clinic Project

20 June 2018 | 256 Views
The construction of Shale clinic in Umzingwane Ward 8 is an advocacy initiative that was adopted by Habakkuk Trust in the year 2013 after the community was failing to commence work due to conflict rel...

by Stephen Jakes

Zanu PF candidate brings free doctors into his constituency

07 June 2018 | 2182 Views
In a bid to hook more voters, the successful Zanu PF candidate for Chikomba West who is also the president of the International Diabetes Federation for Africa Region, Dr John Mangwiro recently brought...

by A Mhlongo

First Mutual Health offers cervical cancer screening

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A total of 163 women were screened. Of these, 152 had negative results, 8 (4.9%) had positive results and were referred to the Cancer Association for treatment.One had a cervix which was suspi...

by Stephen Jakes

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