Ministry of Health wants US$1.3billion budget

MINISTRY of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) is hoping to  use Parliament to arm-twist treasury so that it can get about US$1.3 billion in budget allocations for 2019.   HealthTimes Correspondent Appearing before a Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on  Health and Child Care, Permanent Secretary in the ministry   Brigadier Gerald Gwinji said they have been given a cap of  US$600million but their ideal budget for 2019 is $1.3 billion. “…For us to effectively implement our programs in 2019 the  ideal budget would be US$1, 312, 566,678 but we have since  been…

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2018 Budget A Sign Of Misplaced Priorities- Chimedza

  GUTU South legislator Dr Paul Chimedza says the 2018 budget as sexy as it might sound is a vivid sign of misplaced priorities by government judging by the budgetary allocations and failure by the budget to meet the 15% Abuja declaration allocation target to the health sector. By Michael Gwarisa The cry comes at the back of a 16% allocation that was made to security ministries of Defense and Home affairs against a flimsy 7.6% the ministry of health got from the national cake. Briefing a  CWGH Post Budget…

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