Thursday, December 14, 2017
Tawanda Musarurwa The Insurance and Pensions Commission (IPEC) could win its argument to regulate all medical aid societies in Zimbabwe as it is backed by Sadc protocol that entails all medical aid funders to be superintended by insurance regulatory authorities. Zimbabwe has already ratified the Sadc protocol. According to IPEC insurance and...
Dr Gerard Kadzirange Specialist Physician In part one of this article we defined virologic failure as a virus load above 200 copies per millilitre of blood. This can occur after an initial suppression below 200 copies per millilitre of blood or in certain instances some patients fail to achieve...
Mugove Chigada Only the brave put their money on a debutant. Golf expert Ian Richards was bold about the Augusta visit last year, declaring that it was impossible to get a surprise. “Don’t back any player who is a debutant at Augusta — it is a well-documented fact Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979...
Health Correspondent In 2016 it was estimated that Zimbabwe had 1,3 million people living with HIV infection. During this period there were about 30 000 AIDS related deaths. The use of Antiretroviral drugs has had a major impact on morbidity and mortality. More people are surviving and living with HIV...
Mugove Chigada Stephen Ferreira faces a big test at the NAC HIV and Cancer Prevention Drive Pro-Am Golf Tournament. National Aids Council expects the second edition, set for Royal Harare Golf Club in the first week of October, to be bigger. Ferreira is the defending champion, but the 2017 edition seems to...
Dr. J. C. Mangwiro Consultant Specialist Physician, ZDA President MMED (UZ) MSC Diabetes (CARDIFF UNIVERSITY,UK) FCP (ECSA) Having diabetes means that one is more likely to develop heart disease and have a greater chance of a heart attack or a stroke. People with diabetes are also more likely to have...
Dr. J. C. Mangwiro Consultant Specialist Physician, ZDA President MMED (UZ) MSC Diabetes (CARDIFF UNIVERSITY,UK) FCP (ECSA) Having diabetes means that one is more likely to develop heart disease and have a greater chance of a heart attack or a stroke. People with diabetes are also more likely to have certain...
Dr J. C. Mangwiro MMEd (UZ), MSc Diabetes Specialist Cardiff University (UK), FCP (ECSA) If one has diabetes, regular visits to the ophthalmologist for eye exams are important to avoid eye problems. High blood sugar (glucose) increases the risk of diabetes eye problems. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of...
Dr Israel Dube MBChB, MMed (Surgery), FCS (ECSA) The colon, also called the large intestine is the last part of the intestines where the body extracts water and salt from solidifying stool. The right colon is wider than the left  and also the contents are more liquid on the right and...
Dr J. C. Mangwiro MMED (UZ) MSC Diabetes (Cardiff University, UK), FCP (ECSA) IN THIS ISSUE What causes Diabetes: n Risk factors and prevention; n Symptoms; n Getting a diagnosis; n Long-term effects; n Diabetes is a life-long disease that affects the way one’s body handles glucose, a kind of sugar, in one’s  blood. Most people with the...