Mining Firms Should Emulate Zimplats…As Company Refurbishes Kadoma Hospital

Health and Child Care minister Dr David Parirenyatwa says giant mining companies operating in Zimbabwe should consider investing in hospital infrastructure in margianalised areas so as to develop hospitals capacity at community level. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking during a tour of the newly refurbished Kadoma general hospital, minister Parirenyatwa applauded Zimplats for taking a giant step towards revamping the health institution and called on other companies to emulate the good works. “We are here to look at this wonder which Zimplats has done. On the day of the handover, we…

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How Soon After Sex Can STD Symptoms Start?

You’re not proud of it, but you had unprotected sex and now you’re worried if the escapade may come with consequences. You’re not the first guy to wonder how soon symptoms might show up if your worst fears are realized and you picked up a sexually transmitted infection (STI). But first: Understand that just because you don’t have symptoms—immediately or ever—doesn’t mean you’re necessarily in the clear. “The most important thing to highlight is that the majority of STDs—be it gonorrhea, chlamydia, or herpes—tend to be asymptomatic, meaning they don’t…

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How To Have Sex With My HIV+ Partner

If My Partner Is HIV Positive, How Can I Protect Myself?   Not long ago, it was common for gay and bisexual men and others at high risk for human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, to engage in “serosorting,” or choosing a romantic partner based on shared HIV status. “Someone who was HIV positive had to live in fear that they would infect their partner,” says Richard Greene, M.D., an HIV researcher and associate professor of medicine at the New York University School of Medicine. Meanwhile, HIV-negative individuals had to trust…

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