Zanzibar rises high burden of non-communicable diseases

Historically, Zanzibar experienced a high burden of communicable diseases; however, due to epidemiological change in recent years, non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs has been increasing in Zanzibar for quiet a decade. The three chronic NCDs that contribute to the mortality in Zanzibar are cardio-vascular diseases, cancer, and diabetes. Other NCDs like oral health, mental health and […]