Zim Using Obsolete NCDs Survey data

ZIMBABWE is currently relying on a 13 year old Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) risk factor survey despite the fact that new NCDs have developed over years while some have mutated into deadly ailments which have resulted in loss of millions of lives over the past few years. By Michael Gwarisa Briefing Journalists in Chinhoyi recently, Deputy director NCDs in the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Dr J Mudavanhu said a survey of such kind is supposed to be done after every five years and requires financing to the tune…

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