Category: Health

Zimbabwe extents lockdown by a further two weeks

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended the level 4 lockdown by a further two weeks, saying although coronavirus infections had gone…

2020 Olympics: Cold War and Twisties

After a year’s delay and often against the backdrop of cavernous, nearly empty venues, the Games themselves provided plenty of…

Maisha Health launches an inclusive phonebased medical system

CASSAVA Smartech Zimbabwe’s health insurance unit, Maisha Health Fund, has launched an innovative and convenient way to register for medical…

COVID-19 and climate change: The search for new models of sustainable development

Is there a correlation between the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change? Apparently not. The virus is supposed to weaken with…

Zimbabwe extends lockdown, targets to vaccinate one million in 2 weeks

HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa extended Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 lockdown by another 14 days, further delaying the re-opening of schools which…

Exemption letters reinstated as COVID-19 cases surge

WITH the lethal coronavirus continuing to wreak havoc in the country, authorities announced last night that law enforcement agents would…

South Africa tightens Covid-19 restrictions as infections rise

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Battling a fast-increasing surge of Covid-19 cases, South Africa has reintroduced tough restrictions including a ban on…

COVID-19 has worsened humanitarian crisis in Horn of Africa, UN Says

NAIROBI, June 21 (Xinhua) — The Horn of Africa region is grappling with a widespread humanitarian crisis linked to negative…

WHO: 1 in 100 deaths is by suicide, but global rate falling

GENEVA. One in 100 deaths worldwide is by suicide, and while the overall rate is falling, it is rising in…

Cimas Medlabs Passes Africa CDC Testing Audit

Cimas Medical Laboratories (Medlabs) Covid-19 Laboratory Testing has been certified and awarded five stars, the highest possible rating, by the…