Home Births Still High In Chivi

HOME delivery cases are still high in Chivi district while institutional deliveries are currently below 80 percent, owing to a plethora of factors chief among them being the deteriorating health standards and lack of functional Health Center Committees (HCCs), Chivi Acting District Medical Officer (DMO), Dr Emmanuel Chagondah has said. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking at the just ended leadership symposium for public health practitioners, Dr Chagondah said the district was still struggling with high cases of home deliveries. “Institutional deliveries are below 80% for the district. Chivi District Hospital’s (CDH)…

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Food programme improves school enrollment in Chivi rural

TEACHERS in Chivi central Masvingo province have applauded the government for implementing food programme in schools saying the number of pupils enrolling in schools has since improved. By Staff Reporter The teachers said the children were feeding on wild berries and having one meal a day in the hunger stricken province. The Home Grown School Feeding Programme was launched in 2016 as one of the direct interventions in the health of learners making schools places of promoting education and nutrition. Jaka Primary school headmaster, Pfuurai Chimbunde, in a n interview…

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