Risk of Diabetes Rises in Tanzania
An unhealthy lifestyle has placed Tanzanians at a greater risk of getting diabetes, Dr. Faiza Kassim, a diabetes expert has said. She has called on companies and inviduals to donate medicine to assist in treatment of the disease.
A patient receives an injection. Zanzibar count of 6,000 diabetic patient has continued to rise as people's lifestyles become more sedentary.
Tanzania: Diabetics Entitled to Free Treatment
Tanzania Daily News, 5 November 2012
PEOPLE suffering from diabetes can now access medical services free of charge from public health facilities in the country, the National Assembly was told. read more »
Tanzania: Deadly Diseases Seen Increasing
Tanzania Daily News, 24 September 2012
NON-COMMUNICABLE Diseases (NCD) are reported to be in drastic increase in the country with Members of Parliament and military officers being some of the most affected members of ... read more »
Tanzania: Diabetes No Longer Disease of the Rich
Arusha Times, 11 August 2012
Changing lifestyles and rapid urbanization have been blamed as the main causes of the rising cases of diabetes in Arusha, the rest of Tanzania and the African continent, according ... read more »