Health & Fitness

Ibuprofen floods informal market

3rd January 2015 Staff Reporter 30

HARARE – Ibuprofen tablets have flooded the informal market, raising fears the drug could be counterfeit which may put the lives of thousands of people at risk. A snap survey at Mbare Musika bus terminus […]

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Scramble for Cuthbert Dube’s job

30th December 2014 Staff Reporter 1

Government health insurer, Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS), still reeling from a pay-scam that precipitated what has become known as the salary-gate scandal, is undergoing extensive restructuring amid reports of vicious internal fights, The […]

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Demand for blood increases

29th December 2014 Staff Reporter 1

The National Blood Services Zimbabwe (NBSZ) says the increase in the number of road traffic accidents this festive season has seen an upsurge in the demand for the ‘O’ positive blood type. With more than […]

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116 born on Christmas day

27th December 2014 Staff Reporter 0

HARARE- At least 116 babies were born on Christmas Day in public and private hospitals in Harare and Chitungwiza with a higher figure expected countrywide. Twenty-eight were born at Harare Central Hospital, a similar number […]

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Breakthrough for renal patient

17th December 2014 Staff Reporter 0

A 24-year-old renal patient who struggling to raise funds for her treatment on Tuesday received financial support from Zimbabwe Association of Funeral Assurers (Zafa) to purchase a special dialysis kit. Abigail Chakoma received $800, at Zafa […]

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‘Drug abuse causing mental illness’

14th December 2014 Staff Reporter 2

HEALTH analysts have indicated that half of the patients admitted at the country’s mental health centres suffer from illnesses associated with drug abuse.   Health Professionals Empowerment Trust reports that 80 percent of these admissions […]

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