Esigodini Hospital Ambulance Being Used As Staff Bus

ESIGODINI District Hospital has allegedly been using its ambulance to transport its workers to and from the institution for a fee of $5 per month each, a move that has been described as misplaced and out of order by health officials. SOURCE: SUNDAYNEWS ROBIN MUCHETU Workers at the hospital who spoke to Sunday News said they were paying $5 per month for the ambulance transport. “We pay $5 each month so that we are picked up from the shops to the hospital when we report for work and when going…

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Parirenyatwa Turns Up Heat In Health Sector…Its Not Business As Usual

WELL, if there is any man who is having sleepless nights over how he could transform fortunes of the health sector and probably save his job then that man is none other than Honorable Dr David Parirenyatwa, the minister of health and child care. By The Crazy Doctor Parirenyatwa has served as health minister for more than 15 years under the ZANU PF government. Truth be told, the health sector suffered massive collapse and decadence, with most public health institutions turning into white elephants and health museums during this period.…

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Public Health Bill now before Parliament

THE long-awaited Public Health Bill is now before Parliament for crafting and went through its First Reading Stage in the National Assembly on Thursday. SOURCE: NEWSDAY  Health minister David Parirenyatwa brought the Bill for the First Reading, where he told legislators that the new Health law will, among other things provide for the conditions of improvement of the health sector and quality of life for Zimbabweans. “The Bill will provide for the rights, duties, powers and functions of all parties in the public health system, to provide for measures for…

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