Christopher Mafuva

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The study focuses on the effects of combined oral contraceptives (COCs) on the onset of cervical dysplasia among Zimbabwean women. Women who had used COCs for at least 2 years and were in continued use were compared to non-users of COCs (control group). It was difficult to establish the average period of contraceptive use because in most instances there was(More)
None-barrier methods are the most predominant contraceptive methods of choice among Zimbabwean women, with the contraceptive pill being the most popular. The spread of HIV/AIDS is most prevalent in sub-Saharan African countries, Zimbabwe included. The prevalent mode of transmission is unprotected heterosexual sex. Although Zimbabwe boasts of a high literacy(More)
The use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) remains prevalent in most developing countries including Zimbabwe, South Africa and India. Health care provision in these three countries continues to depend on both orthodox and traditional systems. This paper seeks to explore how the political, social and economic backgrounds have previously(More)
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