11 Bottled Water Brands Bacteria Contaminated

A total of 11 bottled water brands are contaminated with bacteria amidst indications that the levels of bacteria in some brands were four times the acceptable levels stipulated by the Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ).   Story first appeared in The Zimbabwe Independent The sad development comes at a time most Zimbabweans have resorted to bottled and portable water as an escape from getting infected with the Cholera pandemic which has claimed at 50. Results from laboratory tests which were conducted by the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) at the request…

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Condoms In Schools Could Reduce Illegal Abortions

EXPANDING contraceptives coverage to schools and other at risk populations could reduce the number of deaths and complications as a result of illegal abortions, a parliamentarian has said.   By Michael Gwarisa In an interview with HealthTimes on the side-lines of the World Abortion Day celebrations, legislator and former parliamentary committee on health chair, Dr Ruth Labode said contraceptive services were not getting to adolescents and young girls despite the fact that they are the most sexually active and at risk of unwanted pregnancies. “Our biggest problem in Zimbabwe is…

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