Hundreds Turn Out for Cleft Lip Surgeries

By Michael Gwarisa  MORE than 200 children turned for Cleft lip screening underway at Harare Hospital while another 47 surgeries were conducted at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo last week courtesy of Operation of Hope. Operation of Hope is an American Non-Profit organisation focused on empowering marginalised and undeserved communities. In an interview, Operation of Hope president Jennifer Trubenbach said the response to their call for free cleft lip screening and surgeries was an indication that the need for Reconstruction surgeries was a huge need amongst Zimbabweans. “Operation of Hope was at Mpilo…

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MSF, SafAids partner to fight drug abuse and HIV in Adolescents

By Michael Gwarisa  MEDECINS Sans Frontieres (MSF) has partnered SafAids in the fight against drug abuse and risky sexual behavior  amongst adolescents as the country strives to manage the AIDS pandemic whose prevalence in young people has been on the increase. In an interview with HealthTimes on the sidelines of the “Young4Real, Make the Right Choices campaign” in Mbare today MSF Health Promotions Officer,  Brian Hove said statistics of HIV prevalence among adolescents have been worrisome hence the need to partner SafAids on the drive. “The objectives of this campaign…

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