Budiriro is a high-density suburb or township in the southwestern area of Harare. Budiriro has about 30,000 houses, 2 clinics and 5 elementary schools.
In 2008, it had the highest number of cholera outbreaks accounting for 50% of the reported cases in Zimbabwe.Another disease which is common in Budiriro is typhoid which is transmitted through drinking water.
In 2018 Budiriro was also hard hit by another cholera outbreak.
- WHO | Cholera in Zimbabwe, retrieved: 22 Nov 2018
- Zimbabwe Declares Cholera Outbreak After 20 Deaths, VOA, retrieved: 22 Nov 2018