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.
Dr Tendai Zuze NOW that we are officially in the festive season, a lot of people will be drinking a lot of alcohol. An unfortunate consequence of excessive alcohol is alcohol poisoning which is a few levels beyond usual drunkenness. You should suspect that someone has alcohol poisoning when they have confusion, vomiting, convulsions, slow […]
Catherine Murombedzi WHEN tuberculosis (TB) sets in a person for the second time, treatment mode is changed from tablets to a combination of tablets and injections. This is done to offer a more effective treatment regimen to the patient as using the first line medication will render treatment ineffective. The main tablets used in Zimbabwe […]
Tendai Zuze THANK you to all those who walked in the “fun walk” last Saturday and to everyone who participated otherwise. Walking cannot only be fun, it is one of the easiest and most useful forms of physical exercise.
Dr Mazvita Machinga AS Zimbabweans join the world in commemorating 16 days of activism against Gender-based violence (GBV), the question is what are you doing? What actions are you taking as individuals, families and communities to stop GBV from occurring?