‘Results Based Financing Not A Magic Bullet For Zim Health’

ZIMBABWE should not rely on Results Based Financing (RBF) only but explore other options for financing the healthcare delivery system, a member of the Zimbabwe College of Public Health Physicians said. By Kudakwashe Pembere Dr Ngonidzashe Masuka told HealthTimes that lessons learnt in Zimbabwe on RBF show that the country has got the capacity landscape for health financing, strategic purchasing in health, how to prioritise benefit packages and how to pay for them. Zimbabwe has got a lot of lessons that have been learnt from implementing results based financing program…

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Minimise Travel To China, Gvt Warns Zimbabweans…As Fears Of CoronaVirus Rise

MINISTER of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) Dr Obadiah Moyo has called on Zimbabweans to restrict unnecessary travel to China amidst growing fears of novel Coronavirus infection which to date has claimed 81 lives infecting more than 2700 more in China. By Michael Gwarisa The Coronavirus was first detected in China, Wuhan,a port city of 11 million people in the central Hubei province. CoronaVirus,the ailment, is a Zoonotic disease and can be passed between animals and human beings. To date, Chinese authorities have closed off almost 20 cities in efforts…

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Operation Shoot To Kill Stray Dogs Looms In Harare

A Harare City official says killing stray dogs in the City is the best way to contain the growing burden of rabies. By Kudakwashe Pembere With 29 cases of dog bites in the third week of this year, Harare City head of epidemiology and disease control Dr Kudzai Masunda said Harare is now a rabies zone. Just as a highlight,  week 3 of 2020, Harare is not a Malaria Zone but we also do treat Malaria. Watery diarrhoea we had 282. So our average in most cases is about 230…

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