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COVID-19 and Nutrition

COVID-19 and Nutrition

Care for yourself and others with these tips In order to fight any infection, adequate nutrition is essential to support the body’s immune system. Poor nutrition can increase the risk of getting infected.  A balanced diet consists of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals, which all play an important role in nutritional balance. Choose lean […]

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COVID-19: Lifestyle Changes

COVID-19: Lifestyle Changes

Taking care of your health in the midst of COVID-19 is on everyone’s minds these days. Whether we will be exposed ourselves, or have loved ones who are exposed, chances are, we will all be affected by this in some way. Since the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic began, have you made any changes to your general […]

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Coronavirus: What you need to know

Coronavirus: What you need to know

Take care of your health and protect others against the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The best way to do this is by preventing any infection because there is no cure. If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early. Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, […]

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Reduce your risk of Coronavirus Infection

Reduce your risk of Coronavirus Infection

The new coronavirus also referred to as COVID-19 virus, has become a pandemic as it continues to spread around the world. There are basic protective measures that one can take against this new coronavirus which are listed below. Wash your hands frequently. Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash […]

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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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