Catherine Murombedzi Health Correspondent There is still information gap concerning the passing on of the HIV virus today. A person who is on medication and has treatment working well sees the HIV virus getting suppressed to undetectable levels. When the virus is less than 100ml copies per gram, it becomes undetectable.
Matters of Health Dr Tendai Zuze Now that we are in the depths of winter those who have young children will notice an increase in episodes of fever, diarrhoea or vomiting.
Mental Health Dr Mazvi Machinga Schools are increasingly seen as places where teachers and children are to perform well, but this hinge on both having sound mental health.
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters When you think of cancer, you usually imagine it occurring in an elderly person. It is worthwhile to remember, though, that children can also get various types of cancer. The types of cancer in children, however, are different from those that develop in adults. Lifestyle or environmental risk factors don’t […]
Samuel Kadungure Health Reporter A-16-YEAR-OLD Buhera girl was forced to drop out of school after developing a painful bloated belly which has left her encumbered, gassy and unable to walk as her poor parents struggle to raise U$4 000 for her lifesaving medical operation.
Tendai Gukutikwa MANICALAND is lagging behind in implementation and reporting of Isioniazid Preventative Therapy (IPT) when compared to other provinces. IPT are preventative measures given to HIV patients that prevent them from contracting tuberculosis.
Dr Tendai Zuze Matters of Health A painful ear can be very distressing and earache is one of the commonest reasons why you might visit, or take your child to the doctor’s. Earache is more common in children than it is in adults.
Catherine Murombedzi Zimbabwe is closely following in the footsteps of Cuba which eliminated the mother to child transmission of HIV in 2015.
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters Nosebleeds involve bleeding from the inside of your nose. Many people have occasional nosebleeds, known in medical terms as epistaxis. Nosebleeds may be scary, but generally are a minor annoyance. Frequent nosebleeds are those that occur more than once a week.