Health

Higherlife Foundation engages Health Parliamentary Portfolio Committee in implementation of cholera elimination strategy

Following Zimbabwe’s most recent cholera outbreak in 2018, at the instruction of President Mnangagwa, the Cholera Elimination Secretariat (CES) was established by Higherlife Foundation to provide catalytic support to the National Taskforce on Cholera Elimination. Recently the CES engaged the Health Parliamentary Portfolio Committee led by Hon Ruth Labode, as part of its efforts to ...
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Higherlife Foundation joins the world in commemorating World Prematurity Day

Every year an estimated 15million babies worldwide are born preterm and this number is rising. Bringing it home, preterm birth complications are one of the leading causes of neonatal (newborns) deaths in Zimbabwe with the country having a Neonatal Mortality Rate of 32 deaths per 1000 live births.  Born before their time, premature babies require intensive medical care and special equipment that ...
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Higherlife Foundation donates maternal health medical equipment to seven hospitals in Zimbabwe.

Through a generous investment from ELMA Philanthropies, Higherlife Foundation this December commenced the handover of maternal health medical equipment to seven hospitals in Zimbabwe. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the provision of essential maternal and neonatal health services and severely eroded the steady gains that Zimbabwe had made in improving mortality rates. Over the next ...
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Combating Misinformation and Empowering Communities

“Our common enemy is #COVID19, but our enemy is also an infodemic of misinformation.” António Guterres UN Secretary-General With the abundance of misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an emergence of what is being called the COVID-19-related infodemic – a mixture of facts, rumours and untruths. To help decipher this landscape and provide critical ...
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The Higherlife Foundation Medical Doctors Fellowship Reopens

Harare, Zimbabwe (21 January 2020) – As Higherlife Foundation we understand that building healthy and resilient communities in Zimbabwe is only possible when patients receive quality healthcare and attention from our medical institutions. This requires our hospitals to have doctors available to attend to the various health needs across the nation.   Putting the patient ...
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Higherlife Foundation launches ‘Support Our Hospitals’ campaign

Higherlife Foundation yesterday launched the ‘Support Our Hospitals’ campaign aimed at capacitating doctors working in public hospitals by mobilising funding and material support to ensure public medical staff are well resourced to carry out their work. The initiative, which follows our recent announcement of a Z$100 million Doctors’ Training Fellowship, was launched in Harare and ...
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