Kudya Sikarudzi Dzakawanda Kunogona Kukonzera Gomarara Re Mumuromo ne Pagurokuro- Vanamzvikokota

WANGA uchizviziva here kuti kudya sikarudzi senzira (Oral Sex) yekuita bonde kunogona kukuisa muna taisireva? Njodzi huru iripo kana uri munhu uya anosangana neshamwari dzakawanda dzepabonde huye uchifarira zvekudya yekera. Na Michael Gwarisa Vanamazvikokota vanoona nezve denda re Gomarara kana kuti Cancer vanoti ivo zvinokwanisika kuti hutaichiona hwe Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) hunokonzera cancer kuti hutapururanwe kupfurikidza ne nekudya sika rudzi dzaka siyana siyana. Kune tvsakurudzo dzakanyorwa mu Annals of Oncology dzakatarisa zvakawanikwa ne National Health and Nutrition Survey zvinova zvakaratidza kuti vanhu zviuru zvemazana 13, 089 vemakore ari pakati…

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Apply Gender Lens For All WASH Programmes To Reduce SGBV Says UNICEF

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AS the world grapples to contain the COVID-19 health crisis, a silent pandemic in the form of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) continues to roam around untamed. According to the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey of 2019, about one in every two women aged 15-49 in Zimbabwe had experienced emotional, physical and sexual abuse committed by the current or last husband/partner in their lifetime. By Michael Gwarisa To address the continued surge in GBV and SGBV cases, there is need to identify the loopholes and gaps that may be contributing…

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The Avenues Clinic Lifts Patients Visiting Hours Restrictions

THE Avenues Clinic has riveted to its usual patients visiting hours which had been suspended for the past two months due to COVID-19. By Michael Gwarisa The restoration of visiting hours is effective 22 September 2020 and the the visiting hours schedule will still be limited to one visitor and one visiting hour per patient per day. In the initial communication to the public, the hospital had reported that suspension of visiting hours had been necessitated by the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases which was being reported at…

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Masvingo Now Has Only One Active COVID-19 Case

AS Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases continue on a downward trend, the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) statistics indicate that Masvingo province now has a single active COVID-19 case. By Michael Gwarisa According to the MoHCC sitrep of September 19, 2020, Masvingo had only one remaining active COVID-19 case, 227 cumulative recoveries against 230 cumulative cases and two deaths. Masvingo is followed by Mashonaland Central which has only nine active cases remaining, 171 cumulative recoveries and 184 cumulative cases. From September 12, 2020 to 18 September 2020, 218 new cases…

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Uzumba Councillor Commences Construction Of Four Clinics, Targets To Reduce Maternal Complications

COUNCILLOR for Uzumba, Ward 14, Cllr Fagio Marowa has embarked on an ambitious project to build four clinics in Mayema, Mutize, Zenga and Kaseke in a bid to improve access to primary health care services for more than 8000 villagers. By Michael Gwarisa Recently In Uzumba At the moment majority of villagers from at least 27 villages are getting health assistance at Nhakiwa Clinic which to some is located 20 kilometers away and in most cases is difficult to access during rainy seasons due to flooded rivers and a rugged…

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ZIMBABWE: Nurses lay foundation for better chronic disease management

IN Zimbabwe, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are estimated to account for 31% of total deaths, with diabetes, hypertension and asthma as the main killers.  The country has been facing a number of challenges that have resulted in the deterioration of many facets of daily life, most notably the health sector. Healthcare workers are overwhelmed and doctors, especially in rural areas, are scarce. Millions of Zimbabweans are disconnected from health networks, living far away from larger cities and unable to afford the cost of travel and even treatment. During the last census…

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UK Support To Zim Keeps Essential Health Services Afloat During COVID-19

AN ongoing United Kingdom Government (UK) five-year US$168.8 million health programme in Zimbabwe has seen the health sector offering uninterrupted essential health services despite the COVID-19 crisis. By Michael Gwarisa The UK as a major donor in the health sector also provided US$50 million in 2020 to Zimbabwe through the Health Development Fund (HDF), Global Vaccines Alliance (GAVI) and The Global Fund. Speaking to HealthTimes, the UK’s Development Director for Zimbabwe, Cate Turton said the support from the UK government was also aimed at equipping primary healthcare workers where majority…

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New High Level Commission Established To Track ICPD25 Commitments As COVID-19 Threatens To Sway Progress

A new High-Level Commission of advocates, experts and activists will be established today to help commitments to women’s health and rights made at the November 2019 Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 stay on track, even during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is blocking access to essential services, such as family planning and antenatal care. By Michael Gwarisa The Nairobi Summit secured billions of dollars in commitments from governments, the private sector, foundations and others. It rallied support to achieve “three zeros” – zero unmet need for family planning, zero preventable maternal deaths,…

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Facebook Partners NBSZ To increase Blood Donations In Zimbabwe

FACEBOOK in partnership with the National Blood Service Zimbabwe (NBSZ) announce a new feature to encourage people to donate blood. Starting today, Zimbabweans who are between 18-65 years old, will have the option to sign up as blood donors on Facebook, be notified when blood donor centres near them have an urgent need for donations and invite friends to donate. HealthTimes Reporter With Zimbabwe being the eighth country in Africa where Facebook has launched this feature, this initiative comes at a crucial time as the pandemic is now widespread, resulting…

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Patents Could Impact Negatively on Zim’s Access to COVID-19 Treatment

DOZENS of coronavirus vaccines are currently under development as the world races towards getting a vaccine that could rescue the world from the prevailing misery. To date, more than 150 coronavirus vaccines are in development across the world—and hopes are high to bring one to market in record time to ease the global crisis. By Michael Gwarisa The World Health Organization is also coordinating global efforts to develop a vaccine, with an eye toward delivering two billion doses by the end of 2021. However, in the midst of all these…

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