Want To Lose Weight The Natural Way, Try Garcinia Camborgia

OVER the years, many people have been suffering from weight gain which  leads to obesity. The risks which are mainly associated with weight gain are however overwhelming . The leading cause of death are Chronic Heart Diseases which are mainly caused by unhealthy lifestyles. By Audrey Tsungai Tadu For the past decades, scientists have been trying to find the most natural ways of losing weight without damaging the body system. There are a lot of advertised chemical pills which really sound appealing because there is a promise to lose all…

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Zim Working Population Rarely Get BP, Sugar Checkups

ABOUT 15 percent of Zimbabwe’s working population aged between 25 and 49 years get their Blood Pressure (BP) and blood sugar checked regularly. By Kudakwashe Pembere Attributed to poor dietary lifestyles, the turbulent economic environment and lack of information, the age group according to Chief Medical Officer at Rapha Healthcare Systems Dr Cletos Masiya is the hardest hit by non-communicable diseases which are becoming a big threat to their health. If you noticed that among the hardest hit 25-49 year olds. They rarely get themselves checked.  If we were to…

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Ecobank Zimbabwe Intensifies Fight Against NCDs

PAN-AFRICAN Bank Ecobank has invested ZW$500 000 for the fight against non-communicable diseases in Zimbabwe. By Kudakwashe Pembere Speaking to HealthTimes on the sidelines of the Ecobank Day celebrations in Budiriro 5 on Saturday, the bank’s Head of Operations and Technology for the Sadc region Mr Frank Karara said as a Pan African financial services institution they were now focusing on health issues. Its our operations as a bank, particularly a Pan African Bank,operating across Africa. We are concerned about health. If we have a healthy nation, we have a…

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We Are Not Moved By Minister Moyo’s Threats Says Striking Doctors

STRIKING junior doctors find Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo’s threats appalling urging him to come up with ways to capacitate them. By Kudakwashe Pembere This follows the Health Minister’s remarks on Saturday that striking doctors now on their 36th off duty would face disciplinary action should they fail to return to work on Monday. Addressing doctors at a demonstration at the Health Service Board offices, Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association Acting Secretary General Dr Tawanda Zvakada said the Health Minister’s statement not have been sinister. We are aware…

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Urgent boost and ‘reality check’ needed for HIV and TB funding, says new MSF report

AFTER a decade of strong commitments to fight the twin epidemics of HIV and tuberculosis (TB), a decline in international funding and the rapid shifting of the financial burden to affected countries is in danger of reversing lifesaving gains and causing an ‘epidemic rebound’ in some countries, warns a new report released by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) ahead of the Global Fund’s replenishment conference in Lyon, France, from 9-10 October. First decline in a decade The goal of ending HIV and TB is still far from being achieved: together the…

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Doctors Defy Government’s Orders to Return to Work

DOCTORS have defied government’s call to return to work by Monday at 0800hrs arguing their employer has shown “continued ignorance” regarding the issues at stake. SOURCE: NEWZIMBABWE.COM Government medical practitioners have been on strike for the whole of last month especially junior doctors but have since been joined by their senior counterparts. The Zimbabwe Hospitals Doctors Association (ZHDA) in a statement on Sunday stated that Health Minister Obadiah Moyo’s comments were regrettable as he was aware that they (doctors) were equally not happy with the situation at the country’s health…

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