In rural Zimbabwe, two women, village health workers show even more grit and commitment to serving people living with HIV in their community. Love for their neighbours drives them to cycle an astonishing 120km to the nearest clinic to collect and deliver life-saving HIV medicines for patients.
Communities living in Chimanimani district, in the mountainous province of Manicaland, Zimbabwe, are slowly coming to terms with the havoc wreaked by cyclone Idai.
More than 200 kilometres an hour swept down from the mountains on the night of 15 March, heralding after a long dry period the arrival of an immense cyclone, which dumped kilo-tonnes of water on Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province
Coordenador de emergências de Médicos Sem Fronteiras relata situação crítica na cidade de Beira, em Moçambique, e início das ações de socorro às vítimas do ciclone Idai
MSF medical teams already working in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe are responding to the emergency needs after heavy rains compounded by Cyclone Idai.
Shuvai Munyaradzi, a 24-year-old hairdresser from Hwiru village in Gutu is extremely happy that she was screened for early signs of cervical cancer and that she got preventive treatment after being detected with lesions on her cervix, an early sign of cervical cancer.
Low levels of awareness about the medical impact of sexual violence is causing severe health consequences.