Of Depression And The Rise Of Suicides In Zimbabwean Universities

Depression is increasingly becoming a killer. According to stats, NCDs such as accidents, cancers and even depression have been identified as leading killers globally. By Kudakwashe Pembere Matters of the heart are complex and can take a huge toll on a student’s mental faculties. Worse yet if coupled with academic pressures and financial crunches, the impact can be catastrophic. In Zimbabwe , headlines every year are splashed all over of students ending their lives owing to these pressures. Depression and anxiety have become increasingly prevalent in today’s college students, with…

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More At Risk Of HIV…As Countries Transition’ From Global Fund support- MSf

THE international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) calls on the Board to make urgent changes to Global Fund policies and practices for countries transitioning away from donor support, which increase the risk of critical drug stock-outs and alarming drug quality issues in many countries. People receiving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in transitioning countries have faced dangerous treatment interruptions and have been treated with drugs of unknown quality. The countries are also faced with paying much higher prices for drugs than they should be paying. Beyond the…

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