By Tafadzwa Muranganwa Zimbabwe National Council for Welfare of Children (ZNCWC) director Reverend Taylor Nyanhete says while the government has done a remarkable thing by providing safe houses for abused girls, there is need to do more to cater for those who need extra help. Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare has spearheaded a program where about 56 young girls have already been … Continue reading Girl-child abuse: Govt urged to do more
By Tafadzwa Muranganwa THE advice by President Robert Mugabe that people should go for routine medical check-ups left many people wondering if he is in touch with realities obtaining in the country or not. Many Zimbabweans owing to current economic hardships are failing to take their sick relatives to hospitals because of high user-fees being demanded at a time when unemployment is in the region of … Continue reading Did Mugabe insult Zimbos on routine medical checks?
By Daniel Chigundu VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa who returned home last week from South Africa where he was seeking medical attention for alleged food poising, failed to turn-up for the 5th edition of the Annual National Agri-business Conference (ANAC) on Wednesday. ANAC is jointly organised by the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) and the National Economic Consultative Forum (NECF) and its objective is to look at … Continue reading Is Mnangagwa still unwell?
By Staff Reporter. UPON completion, City of Harare’s (CoH) Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant will be pumping 620 mega-litres of water per day which is 80 percent of the 800 mega-litres required. City of Harare is currently doing 520 mega-liters. Director of Water, engineer Hosea Chisango on Tuesday told journalists during a site visit to the treatment plant that soon after completion the city will … Continue reading Morton Jaffray refurbishment completion set for December
By Staff Reporter Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare retired brigadier general Gerald Gwinji has revealed that there was an increase in the number of malaria outbreaks recorded this year compared to last year. Dr. Gwinji on Tuesday, appeared before the portfolio committee on Health and Child Care to brief the committee on the ministry preparedness in response to the emergence … Continue reading 134 224 cases & 194 deaths caused by malaria in 2017 already | Ministry of Health
by Watmore Makokoba There are growing fears of a wider cholera outbreak following two confirmed cases at Rupangwana clinic in Chiredzi District Masvingo province last week and Chinyamukwakwa Clinic in Chipinge Manicaland Province recorded on the 14th of this month. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, to date, there is one confirmed case at Rupangwana and 3 suspected in Chinyamukwakwa of which 2 … Continue reading Breaking news: Cholera outbreak in Chiredzi
By Tapuwa Mutizamhepo The ruling Zanu PF party has been fingered as having a hand in the proliferation of water borne diseases such as typhoid and cholera due to its interference in the running of urban councils many of which are led by the opposition MDC T. Speaking at an urban land corruption, Typhoid and 2018 elections public dialogue meeting organized by Transparency International Zimbabwe, … Continue reading Zanu PF’s illegal land allocation blamed for Urban Typhoid outbreak
By Portia Sigauke Members of Parliament say the decision by the Zimbabwe Medical Aid to disregard medical aid cards and demand cash upfront from patients was in breach of the constitution that clearly states that everyone is entitled to medical attention. Legislator said demanding cash from patients in this cash-strapped market by doctors was unrealistic. The legislators made the plea while contributing to a motion … Continue reading Members of Parliament respond to ZiMA announcement