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

Harare records 21 cholera cases

“We now have 21 cases, seven confirmed cases and these are mainly coming from the western suburbs,” Chonzi said.
By Vanessa Gonye May. 3, 2023

Letters: Govt must reward health workers

The current economic downturn characterised by the high cost of food prices as well as spiralling inflation has unfortunately worsened the situation.
By Amh Voices May. 1, 2023

Malaria kills 59

Health experts have predicted that the figures will continue to rise across the country if families delay getting treatment.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Vanessa Gonye Apr. 6, 2023

Cholera: Experts call for access to clean water

Community Working Group on Health executive director Itai Rusike said to effectively deal with cholera, government should deal with fundamental public health issues like access to water.
By Lorraine Muromo and Vanessa Gonye Mar. 30, 2023

Nurses fret over global recruitment ban

Zimbabwe Professional Nurses Union secretary-general Douglas Chikobvu described the recruitment ban as a major blow for health professionals.
By Miriam Mangwaya Mar. 27, 2023