Unpacking Youth Friendly Family Planning Access With ZNFPC

ZIMBABWE joined the world in commemorating World Contraceptive Day on Spetember 26, 2018. The day is celebrated every year for the purposes of lobbying and advocating for  action for improved access and knowledge about Family Planning.   The 2018  theme was, “It’s your life: it’s your responsibility”. Family Planning is a key pillar to ensure safe motherhood. Access to information and services enables women and men the voluntary ability to space births, benefiting the mothers’ and children’s health and the community as a whole. It also reduces the risk of…

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Cancerserve Trust To Bridge Funding Gap Towards Cancer

THE recently launched Cancerserve Trust foundation an initiative meant to raise funds for cancer prevention and management will go long way in addressing the funding gaps that exist in cancer prevention and mitigation strategies, Deputy Health and Child Care minister, Dr John Mangwiro has said.   HealthTimes Reporter Speaking at the official launch of the program, Dr Mangwiro said Zimbabwe was experiencing an increase in cancers of all kinds hence the need for alternative financing models to curb the cancer scourge. “The incidence of cancer is increasing worldwide, and Zimbabwe…

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Emergency Cholera Indaba On The Cards

A Cholera symposium is set to be held in Harare, on October, 5 2018 to deliberate and proffer lasting solutions to the water infrastructure crisis in urban environments which is believed to be the major driving force behind the recurrence of medieval diseases such as Cholera and Typhoid.   By Michael Gwarisa The conference which is being organised by a group of local and foreign based Zimbabwean engineers and new ZBC radio station, Classic 263 will draw participation from players in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector as well…

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