Afrcom Introduces ECG Dongle Which Tests BP and Sugar Levels On The Go

Africom Zimbabwe’s converged network service provider is carrying out pilot tests for its heart and stress monitoring dongle, Africom Head of Commercial Simanga Madhlabuta has said. The ECG dongle will be launched on March, 3 in Bindura and Africom says the launch of this device is part of their social mission: which is providing accessible and affordable health services through technology. The ECG dongle interlinked to  a mobile application and cardio cloud services  allows you to measure the state of your heart and stress levels and then use the results…

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First Lady launches Angels of Hope Foundation

FIRST Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday launched her charity organisation — Angels of Hope Foundation — whose main focus would be to uplift lives of disadvantaged children and other vulnerable members of society. The launch, which was held at the Harare International Conference Centre, saw nearly one million dollars being pledged by individuals and organisations towards assisting the needy. Among those who pledged substantial amounts were wife of United Family International Church Founder Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa, Mrs Ruth who pledged $300 000 while President Mnangagwa chipped in with $100 000.…

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Diabetes deaths overtake HIV

Diabetes cases are on the rise with revelations showing that deaths related to the disease have surpassed those related to HIV and AIDS, hence the need for government intervention to contain the pandemic. SOURCE: ZBC NEWS The disease continues to emerge as a key threat to health delivery goals with statistics showing more than 10 % of the population is diabetic and half of them are not aware of their condition due to lack of testing and awareness campaigns. Bad eating habits and sedentary lifestyles are the main causes of…

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