Zim Gets USD500million Global Fund Grant

ZIMBABWE has been given a USD500 million grant by the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria which will be spread from 2020 to 2022. By Kudakwashe Pembere Of the grant, USD425 034 576 was earmarked for HIV/AIDS, USD 23,771,855 for Tuberculosis and USD 51,684,333 for Malaria. The Global Fund’s 2020-2022 allocation methodology is geared toward increasing the overall impact of programs to prevent, treat and care for people affected by HIV, TB and malaria, and to build resilient and sustainable systems for health. The allocations provide significantly more…

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National Health Commission Key For UHC

A National Health Commission to coordinate all diseases in the country aside from HIV/AIDS could help Zimbabwe achieve universal health coverage by 2030, a Public Health Advocate has said. By Kudakwashe Pembere Ms Tariro Kutadza proposed the nation to come up with a national health commission or better yet modify the National Aids Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) to wear the UHC eyes. She said the country could take a leaf from Botswana which rebranded itself to a National Aids and Health Promotion Agency from the National Aids Council of Botswana.…

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