𝐇𝐈V+ Mothers Free To Breastfeed

MINISTRY of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) National Prevention of mother-to-child-transmission (PMTC) and Paediatric HIV care and treatment coordinator, Dr Angela Mushavi says there is no harm in HIV positive mother breastfeeding their negative babies. HealthTimes Reporter This is despite growing fears amongst HIV positive mothers of infecting their babies through breast milk a situation which has led to a spike in uptake of formula milk across the globe. Dr Mushavi said mothers should breastfeed exclusively for the first six months regardless of their HIV status provided they are active…

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Managing Cholesterol Naturally

Cholesterol has gotten the bad end of the stick for years. Did you know that we actually need cholesterol to stay healthy? By Dr Nyarai Paweni Sage ReStorative Health So, what is cholesterol? it’s a waxy fat-­‐like substance that is primarily made in the liver. The liver makes 80% of our cholesterol. The remaining 20% comes from our diet from meats, cheeses, milks, nuts etc. And why is it important? Cholesterol is essential for cell membranes, and is the building block for production of hormones (thyroid, male/female hormones) and vitamin…

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Unilever Intervenes In Gweru Typhoid Fight

UNILEVER, through its brands Lifebuoy and Domestos, will engage in an awareness campaign in Gweru to educate people on health and sanitation following a Typhoid outbreak which has claimed seven lives so far with an increasing number of cases being reported at local clinics and hospitals. HealthTimes Reporter The campaign will encompass visits to clinics, hospitals and community meet-ups to educate residents on hand-washing techniques, effective toilet cleaning and general health care with the hope of helping to reduce the spread of the outbreak. “We saw it fit to help people…

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