Gvt Should Come Clean On the Free Blood Initiative Financing-CWGH

… as fears of politicisation of health products grows The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) has commended government for making blood and blood products free in public health institutions beginning next month, but expressed concern over the unclear funding mechanism for the  drive. By Michael Gwarisa   CWGH  executive director Itai Rusike said the high cost of blood has been one of the major barriers that prevented ordinary Zimbabweans from accessing and enjoying their health entitlements and rights as enshrined in the country’s Constitution which stipulates that health is a…

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EU Extends US20.6 million To Zim Health Sector

VISITING European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development,   Neven Mimica who is in the country on a tour of EU funded projects says the EU is committed to assist enhancing Zimbabwe health sector through providing financing and technical support in areas of need. By Michael Gwarisa New EU-funded programmes worth $20.6 million will  improve people’s access to health services and enhance their livelihoods. This visit takes place ahead of the elections in Zimbabwe due to be held by mid-2018. Speaking at the the fund signing ceremony, Commissioner…

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