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Happy World Health Day!

On the 7th of April 2018 the world celebrates World Health Day under the theme: Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere. The slogan for 2018 is Health for All. World Health Day would not have come at a better time for us as a nation. Zimbabwe is currently in the process of replacing the previous Public […]

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Tuberculosis:  General Information

Tuberculosis: General Information

What is TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by germs that are spread from person to person through the air. TB usually affects the lungs, but it can also affect other parts of the body, such as the brain, the kidneys, or the spine. A person with TB can die if they do not […]

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CELLMED OFFERS WELLNESS PROGRAM

CellMed Health Medical Fund (CellMed) is one of the leading medical aid funders in Zimbabwe. The medical fund’s customer base cuts across various sectors of the economy, which includes, mining, energy, manufacturing, financial, educational, civil society and small to medium enterprises. CellMed Health Medical Fund has a strong focus on customer satisfaction with customer experience […]

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CellMed Launches Funeral Cash Back Plan

CellMed Health Medical Fund (CellMed) unveiled its new product offering the Funeral Cash Back Plan at a Breakfast launch event that was held at Cresta Lodge in Msasa on the 7th of November 2017. The event was attended by over 80 corporate companies. The Fund offers a number of products to cover the medical needs […]

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Waterborne diseases

Waterborne diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms that most commonly are transmitted in contaminated fresh water. Infection commonly results during bathing, washing, drinking, in the preparation of food, or the consumption of food thus infected. Examples of water borne diseases include Cholera, Dysentery, Typhoid Fever, Hepatitis A, Bilharzia, etc. Symptoms of water borne diseases include […]

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Hypertension

What is it? The heart continually pumps blood to all the parts of the body. As the blood flows, it exerts pressure on the sides of the blood vessels. Everyone has this blood pressure. However, it sometimes exceeds normal levels or come short of it. Hypertension is defined as a systolic (top number) blood pressure […]

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Diabetes Facts

Globally diabetes is an epidemic condition that can be traced back in years. However it is rapidly and increasingly being diagnosed in overweight, obese and physically inactivity individuals. If diabetes remains untreated or poorly controlled, it can affect the normal functioning of body organs. It is very important that awareness on Diabetes should be taken […]

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Asthma

What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic disease characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness and wheezing, which vary in severity and frequency from person to person. Symptoms may occur several times in a day or week in affected individuals, and for some people become worse during physical activity or at night. Asthma attack During an […]

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