Traditional Chiefs Bash Low Health Seeking Behavior Among Men

TRADITIONAL chiefs and faith based organisations have attributed their low health seeking behavior to cultural issues of selflessness as well as lack of awareness. By Kudakwashe Pembere They also quashed notions that they promoted gender based violence. Speaking at the high level dialogue with traditional and religious leaders, Chief Siansali said it was unfair to blame the Zimbabwean traditional culture and men as responsible for perpetuating HIV. He said there are so many good things seen in the local culture. “We have never promoted as chiefs, the issue of domestic…

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According to a Study, Men Don’t Exaggerate When They Have The Flu

THE Oxford and the Cambridge dictionaries define the term “flu” as a disease similar to a cold, that’s not serious, but that could be stronger if the person who suffers from it is a man. For illustration, the dictionary says: “John has a touch of man flu and he won’t get out of bed.” SOURCE: Men’s Corner It’s because of this definition that this research emerged, to provide a more precise explanation for whether this is true and why it could happen. Mice are the subject of this study because they serve as good human…

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#GoodNews: If Your Virus Is Undetectable, You Cant Transmit HIV

ACCORDING to 20 years of research and evidence, HIV treatment is highly effective in reducing the transmission of HIV. People living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy who have an undetectable level of HIV in their blood have a negligible risk of transmitting HIV sexually. According to the UNAIDS, three large studies of sexual HIV transmission among thousands of couples, one partner of which was living with HIV and the other was not, were undertaken between 2007 and 2016. In those studies, there was not a single case of sexual transmission…

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