Health & Fitness

Zimbabwe has two weeks of drugs left – Doctors

14th January 2017 Staff Reporter 0

THE Zimbabwe Medical association (ZIMA) says information from pharmaceutical wholesalers indicates an impending serious shortage of essential drugs due to delayed remittance of international payments by the central bank. According to the association, drugs affected […]

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Is Zimbabwe sliding towards obesity?

9th January 2017 Staff Reporter 0

An abundance of fatty foods, fizzy drinks and sugary treats as well as lack of exercise are the biggest contributors towards obesity. According to the latest Zimbabwe Demographic Health Survey (2015), 35 percent of Zimbabwean women […]

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Home births unacceptably high: experts

2nd January 2017 Staff Reporter 0

ABOUT 20 percent of Zimbabwean births over the past five years occurred at home, a statistic which experts have described as unacceptably high. According to the recently-released Zimbabwe Demographic Health Survey (ZDHS) institutional deliveries stood […]

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More typhoid cases feared

2nd January 2017 Staff Reporter 0

More Harare City residents are at risk of contracting the deadly typhoid following the death of one more person in Mbare at the weekend, bringing to two the number of people who have succumbed to […]

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