Catherine Murombedzi OF late, I have noted with concern the rising number of people so wasted away, bringing back the memories of the late 1990s where HIV knowledge gap was wide and medication was not available for the poor in developing countries. We only heard that anti-HIV medication was available in the developed world and […]
Dr Tendai Zuze NOVEMBER is lung cancer awareness month and here is some information on the same. Lung cancer is one of the more common and serious types of cancer. This lethal cancer mainly affects older people and is rare in people younger than 40. Lung cancer does not usually cause any noticeable symptoms until […]
Dr Mazvita Machinga IS your loved one forgetful, losing track of the time or becoming lost in familiar places? They may be needing professional help or this may be age associated memory impairment. One day, I heard some people talking about this word “dementia” and with curiosity I asked them to explain to me what […]
Dr.Mazvita Machinga Mental Health You agree with me that mental health status plays a significant role in the quality of couple and family relationships, yet it is not taken seriously most of the time. Strong couple, family and social relationships are the basis of a thriving and productive society .Good quality couple and social relationship […]
Catherine Murombedzi ACCORDING to Centre for Diseases Control-Zimbabwe, (CDC-Zimbabwe), TB is a public health problem which causes significant morbidity and mortality locally. Zimbabwe is one of the eight countries in Africa designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as being “high burden” for TB, TB/HIV co-infection and multi-drug resistant TB. Dr Zishiri, country director for […]
Dr Tendai Zuze AS we get deeper into summer, high environmental temperatures will become a significant problem. Heatstroke is a medical problem caused by prolonged exposure to high temperatures or by doing physical activity in hot weather. You should worry about heatstroke when you have the following:
Tendai Gukutikwa Post Correspondent THE parents of a 10-year-old boy from Mt Jenya who is suffering from a retroperitoneal stomach tumour are appealing for financial assistance from well-wishers in order to have him undergo a medical review at Harare Central Hospital.
Catherine Murombedzi TUBERCULOSIS (TB) remains a thorn in the flesh for Zimbabwe and needs thinking outside the box if we are to join the world in endeavours to end TB by 2030.
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters BREAST Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organised by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast […]
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters LAST Thursday, September 21 was World Alzheimer’s Day. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. At first, someone with Alzheimer’s disease may notice mild confusion and difficulty remembering. Eventually, people with the disease may even forget important people in their lives and undergo dramatic […]