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TANZANIA: Indicative Medical Costs Coming

Janury 2017 DailyNews;The government is finalising essential procedures for harmonising medical treatment costs in both private and public hospitals as one of the key measures to ensure fair and quality in offering medical services. The Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Health, Community, Development, Gender, Elders and Children, Dr …

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ZIMBABWE: ’20 Percent Zim Women Give Birth At Home’

January 2016 TheHerald; About 20 percent of Zimbabwean births over the past five years occurred at home, statistics which experts have described as unacceptably high. According to the recently-released Zimbabwe Demographic Health Survey (ZDHS), institutional deliveries stood at an average of 77 percent. “Seventy-seven percent of live births in the …

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The Health Data Conundrum

January 2017 NYTimes; THERE’S quite a paradox when it comes to our health data. Most of us still cannot readily look at it, but there’s been an epidemic of cybercriminals and thieves hacking and stealing this most personal information. Last year hundreds of breaches involving millions of health records were …

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