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More than 20 countries on track to ‘end malaria for good’

Twenty-one countries are on track to fully eliminate malaria within the next five years, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced. The agency says this...

‘Slow government procurement worsening drugs shortage’

HARARE – The health ministry has expressed concern over government’s “slow” procurement system, which it said has become an obstacle in the fight to...

Aids Levy to fund cancer fight

At least 7 000 new cases of cancer are recorded every year in Zimbabwe, resulting in 1 500 deaths. Moreover, 60 percent of these...

Zimbabwe doctors are now on strike

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s medical doctors have began their strike over working conditions, remunerations and failure by government to provide a clear way forward to...

Government yet to identify partner for Ekusileni Medical Centre

THE Zanu PF government has not yet identified a suitable partner to operationalise the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo’s project, Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo,...

5 tips for overcoming personal injury

Personal injury may set you back by the inconveniences and pain it brings into your life. Hinging on the degree of the damage, recovery...

Baby on board: woman gives birth mid-air on Airlines flight

Cabin crew members with newborn baby Kadiju. The mother and girl were said to be tired but in good health. Photograph: Turkish Airlines/EPA A...

UK plain cigarette pack law seen cutting number of smokers by 300,000

The introduction of plain packaging is recommended under the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). LONDON – The introduction of plain packaging for tobacco...

Tsvangirai in SA for medical checkup

Didymus Mutasa says the country’s security chiefs have no issues with opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai HARARE – Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai  flew to South Africa...

Summary of effects of marijuana on health

Heart: Marijuana use can cause an increase in the risk of a heart attack more than four-fold in the hour after use, and provokes...
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