#BREAKING: Cholera Strikes In Harare and Masvingo…Five Feared Dead

A cholera outbreak has been reported today September, 6 2018 in Harare’s Glen View and Budiriro suburbs where five people are feared dead.   By Michael Gwarisa and Kudakwashe Pembere Addressing journalists while touring Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital monickered Nazareth, outgoing Health and Childcare Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa said one person has been confirmed dead so far with other mortality cases still being investigated. This followed investigations of reported rumored deaths in the community,  a number yet to be ascertained. “What we  know is that there was a patient who…

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New Requirements For HIV Testing and Counseling

THE Allied Health Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (AHPCZ) has introduced a new set of rules and requirements for individuals willing to conduct work as HIV testing and counselors. HealthTimes Reporter The regulations according to AHPCZ, will improve professionalism and accountability in the field of HIV counseling and testing through ensuring that all practitioners who take up the duty are fully qualified and certified for task. In a circular, AHPCZ registrar, Ms F Maziriri said it was now illegal for one to use the name counselor without being registered by the…

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The History of Menstrual Cups

THE Menstrual Cup is not a new phenomenon. In as much as the idea is fairly new in Zimbabwe and only came onto the picture in 2016 after being cleared by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) to be distributed by The Butterfly Cup Company, the menstrual cup is actually and tried a tested method of managing menstrual hygiene in the first world countries. So the first big question one might have in mind is “Where have these amazing devices come from? The first menstrual cup to be…

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