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Wife, husband team up to serve their community with health services and information

In Chipinge and across Zimbabwe, village health workers are the frontline, serving hundreds of thousands of people disseminating basic health services and information. Their dedication is rubbing off, and many family members are also learning from them and spreading the…

Council nurses plead incapacitation

Zimbabwe Urban and Rural Council Nurses Workers Union president Simbarashe James Tafirenyika said his members were not on industrial action but were incapacitated and cannot afford transport fares among other basics to be at work. Tafirenyika made the remarks at…

Sand blasters vow to remain put

Illegal sand blasters in Harare South wetland between Mvurachena and Eyestone have vowed to continue with their business despite being fined or the urgent need to preserve wetlands, saying it is their only source of income. In interview with Zimsentinel,…

Magombeyi return shrouded in mystery

Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) president, Peter Magombeyi, who was discharged from a South African medical institution is still holed up in in the neighbouring country despite his Twitter statement to the contrary that he was coming straight home to…

Hundreds of Supplements Are Tainted With Hidden Pharmaceutical Drugs

So it’s not the ‘herbs’ doing the work… By Peter Dockrill The labels promise miracles: Fast Weight Loss! Eliminates Hunger! Burns Calories! Now new research highlights how hundreds of brands of dietary supplements deliver so much kick from a modest…

Tech breakthrough offers an early warning system for heart attacks

A new method of analyzing images from CT scans can predict which patients are at risk of a heart attack years before it occurs, researchers say. The technology, developed by teams at Oxford University and institutions in Germany and the…

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Economy plays a key role in children’s social wellbeing

By Loice Dube Denzel Chadonha a 17 year old young man from Dzivarasekwa high density suburb narrates his story sitting at the street corner, a saddening atmosphere around him. Life is extremely tough and the unemployment condition in the country…

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Life in a Time of Cholera in Zimbabwe, Again

By Takura Zhangazha* It is tragic that once again our country (Zimbabwe)  has to experience a Cholera epidemic in its capital, Harare.  Especially one that claims innocent lives.  And writing about it is never intended as a self righteous or attention seeking…

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Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency in capital after death toll rises to 20

HARARE – Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 people died from the disease and more than 2,000 were infected by drinking contaminated water, new Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said on Tuesday. Harare city council has…