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.
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters As we cruise into the month of love, may we be reminded of one unpleasant consequence of ‘love’, sexually transmitted infections (STIs). You may be wondering if some symptoms you have are from an STI.
Dr Mazvita Machinga Mental Health Are you a single parent? Deaths, divorces, early pregnancies and other situations leave many people being single parents. Parenting is not an easy responsibility; single parenting is even tougher? Taking care of a home and children can be difficult under any circumstance but the stakes are higher for single parents.
Observing and doing justice is one of the key features of the Qur’aanic teachings. It has been specifically termed as akin to piety as Allah Almighty declares “Observe justice as it is closer to piety.”(Ch 5 : v 8). To render justice is a trust that Allah Almighty has conferred on the human being and, […]
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters MALARIA is a disease caused by a parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes. It kills an estimated one million people each year worldwide and hundreds locally. Because of the recent rains, there is an expected upsurge in the cases of malaria we will see.
Dr Mazvita Machinga DISASTERS and crisis happen every day in our lives and in our communities. When these happen, there are upsetting to everyone involved regardless of age and colour. Disasters come in different forms, shapes and sizes. In Zimbabwe, there are natural disasters such as fires, floods and lightning which can traumatise the people affected.