450 000 Women Receive Contraception In 2018: PSZ

OVER 450 000 women obtained contraceptive services from Population Services Zimbabwe (PSZ) in 2018. By Kudakwashe Pembere This was said by PSZ Country Director Mr Abebe Shibru at the official opening of their clinic in Epworth on Thursday. “In the year 2018 alone, more than 450 000 women received a contraceptive services provided by Population Services Zimbabwe,” he said. He however bemoaned the large gap in undeserved and unmet need. Access to Long Acting And Permanent Methods (LAPMs) is still very limited nationwide and represents just 11 percent of the Modern…

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Implications of Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 on the Health Sector

THE government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development recently announced major changes in the monetary policy of Zimbabwe following the imposition of the Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019. By Zimbabwe AIDS Network Monetary policy is a macroeconomic policy that is laid down by the central bank of a country to show the financial plan of the government. As the Zimbabwean economy imploded, characterized by hyperinflationary environment in 2008, the country abandoned its local currency, the Zimbabwean dollar, in April 2009 as the official currency and adopted the multicurrency…

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