Yoga The New Frontier To Reducing NCDs

INDIAN Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Rungsung Masakui says Yoga provides could reduce the risk of Non Communicable Disease (NCDs) Speaking at the international yoga day media launch yesterday, he sdaid Yoga provides a holistic approach to the health and wellbeing of any population in the world that practices it. “Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practise that originated in India, It has been part of the ministry of health for a long time. Yoga provides a holistic approach to the health and wellbeing of any population in the…

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Zim Faces Refugees Influx…UN Appeals For Assistance

HUMANITARIAN organisation, World Food Program (WFP) has warned of a possible increase in refugees flocking into Zimbabwe amidst indications that 6000 Mozambican refugees are already camped at the buffer zone between Zimbabwean and Mozambique awaiting relocation to Tongogara camp in Chipinge. By Michael Gwarisa According to WFP, due to clashes between Mozambican government forces and Renamo, and renewed insecurity in the Kasai Region of the  Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), an increased number of refugees entered the country in 2017. The situation if unabated, could lead to serious health problems…

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UNDP Hands Over ART Sites and Pharmacy Stores To Health Ministry

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this morning handed over 40 new and refurbished Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) sites and 52 Pharmacy stores aimed at improving Tuberculosis (TB) infection control among people living with HIV. By Michael Gwarisa The development comes at the back of indications that the old ART sites and pharmaceutical stores were struggling to cope with increased demand of ART services as well as TB medication services owing to the high TB and HIV burden the country is still faced with. Speaking at the official handover ceremony on…

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