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Midlands men opt for PrePex circumcision

Midlands men opt for PrePex circumcision

SHURUGWI – Uncircumcised men in the Midlands Province have reportedly warmed to a new non-surgical circumcision method, PrePex, which is said to be faster and less painful.

Hospital obtains court orders to attach patients’ property

Hospital obtains court orders to attach patients’ property

GWERU Provincial Hospital has finally been granted court orders to attach discharged patients’ property over unpaid bills.

Hospital  turns wards into staff  quarters

Hospital turns wards into staff quarters

SILOBELA District Hospital has turned some of its wards into staff quarters as part of efforts to address its accommodation…

STIs haunt Hwange

STIs haunt Hwange

HWANGE has recorded the highest number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Matabeleland North despite the mining town taking a…

Parirenyatwa downplays TB vaccine shortages

Parirenyatwa downplays TB vaccine shortages

The BCG vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) is available in the country contrary to reports that there was serious shortage at most clinics and public health facilities, Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa has said.

Girls urged to delay sexual activities to reduce cancer risk

Girls urged to delay sexual activities to reduce cancer risk

HEALTH and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa has urged girls to delay sexual encounters until they get married or at least use protection to minimise their chances of developing cervical cancer.

Gwanda, Maphisa villagers get free cataract treatment

Gwanda, Maphisa villagers get free cataract treatment

Word of Life International Ministries, in conjunction with Council for the Blind and the Ministry of Health and Child Care, has embarked on a free cataract operation targeting 150 people in Gwanda and Maphisa.

ZimPharm fires workers

ZimPharm fires workers

ZIMBABWE PHARMACEUTICAL (ZimPham) company in Bulawayo on Tuesday fired nine workers after they refused to sign voluntary retrenchment letters preferring instead to take the company for arbitration.

Villagers build expectant mothers’ shelter

Villagers build expectant mothers’ shelter

Chirumanzu villagers in the Midlands Province have pooled resources to build a home for expectant mothers at Hama Clinic to reduce cases of maternal deaths.

Kezi twins seek help to pay UBH bill

Kezi twins seek help to pay UBH bill

THREE-YEAR-OLD identical Kezi twins, Khulani and Khulisani, born hard of hearing and speaking are seeking assistance so that they can be examined by specialists at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH).

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