IDF Africa news

  • Africa now leads on new diabetes infections

    April 04 2017

    Diabetes has become one of the largest chronic epidemics of the 21st century with Africa leading the pack of new infections as people’s lifestyles continue to change with health experts warning on the need for people to watch on their exercise patterns and eating habits.

  • MPs in Zimbabwe test for TB, HIV and diabetes

    April 04 2017

    A total of 15 National Assembly members and senators in Zimbabwe underwent TB screening, HIV and diabetes testing in Shurungwi on 31 March, as part of efforts to encourage the public to get examined for the three related diseases.

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