"malaria, typhoid and tick fever"

A map showing the spread of the 2008 Zimbabwe cholera outbreak
Public DomainA map showing the spread of the 2008 Zimbabwe cholera outbreak - Credit: Mangwani
The killers now are AIDS, tuberculosis and cholera.  At the beginning of 2009, the death toll from the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe passed 3,000.

Health in Zimbabwe today:

Life expectancy at birth m/f (years): 44/43

Healthy life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2003): 34/33

Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births): 85

Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years (per 1 000 population): 755

Figures are for 2006 unless indicated.  Source: World Health Statistics 2008