80 Percent Of Zimbabweans Have Hypertension, Chinese Doctor Says

ZIMBABWEANS are at high risk of developing coronary heart diseases with many of them having hypertension as a risk factor, a cardiologist said on Monday. By Kudakwashe Pembere Dr Yuandong Jiang, a cardiologist from the 17th Chinese Medical team in the country is of the opinion that about 80 percent of Zimbabweans suffer from hypertension. He said this at a training workshop for the country’s health sector on preparedness and response of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). He said the possible effects of the coronavirus to the cardiovascular system were hypertension,…

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Harare Woman To Sue Gvt Over Drug Crisis

Ms Otilia Tasikani, from Highfield in Harare is contemplating suing government for failing to address the essential drugs shortages which she says has forced her to abandon her Hypertension medication owing to the exorbitant prices the medication is asking for.   By Michael Gwarisa Zimbabwe is battling to manage the drug crisis amidst indications that most pharmacies and medical health institutions are failing to service clients citing foreign currency unavailability as the major cause for the drug catastrophe. Speaking on the side-lines of the Community Working Group on Health (CWGH)…

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