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Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

A Photo Essay of Oxfam’s Zimbabwe programme.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Climate change, Countries, English, Food security, Health, Water and sanitation, Women's rights, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

Story and Photo Credit : Laurie Adams, Regional Director , Oxfam Southern Africa & Oxfam Zimbabwe Country Office This is a chronicle of Laurie Adam’s visit to Oxfam’s Zimbabwe programme Stunning spring, turning to summer but climate change causing hardship ...

OXFAM lights candles of solidarity in Malawi

Friday, June 7th, 2013 Posted in English, Health, Malawi | No Comments »

Story and pictures by Innocent Kommwa, Malawi [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption=" In solidarity, OXFAM staff light their candles. Credit: Innocent Kommwa"][/caption] The year 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial commemorations. This year’s global theme ...

HIV support group strengthening domestic partnerships in Malawi

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 Posted in English, Health, Malawi | No Comments »

By Priyal Pillay [caption id="attachment_2740" align="alignleft" width="410" caption=" Malingunde community members. Credit: Priyal Pillay/Oxfam"][/caption] Oxfam partner, The Coalition of Women Living with HIV and AIDS(COWLHA) have been involved in a 3 year programme focussing on Gender Based Violence ...

Village Health Workers helping build the Public Health system in Zim

Friday, September 28th, 2012 Posted in Countries, English, Health, Zimbabwe | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption=" A five day training of village health workers. Picture: Rumbidzai Mtetwa: MEL Officer "][/caption] Story By: Alford Garikayi: WASH Manager Rumbidzai Mtetwa: MEL Officer Tariro Mavi: Public Health Promoter Village Health Workers (VHW’s) have been a part ...

Zambia elections 2011: Making health a priority

Friday, August 5th, 2011 Posted in English, Health, Zambia | 1 Comment »

The Zambia general elections are scheduled to be held on 20 September to elect a president and representatives to the National Assembly. Civil society organisations in Zambia have identified the elections as an opportunity to ensure key health issues are ...