CITY of Harare health institutions have announced a new United States Dollars (USD) based payment regime for clinical and hospital consultations.
Through their official micro-blogging platform, City of Harare said its clinic and hospital consultation fees will now be pegged against the prevailing inter-bank or an unequal in USD.
Adults pay an equivalent of US$5 inter-bank rate. Adults pay an equivalent of US$5 while children pay US$3. Maternity fees are pegged at US$25.
“The local component ZWL will vary on a weekly basis depending with the weekly USD going rate.”
They added that teh decision was made to ensure the viability and sustainability of the health system which is currently rated the best in the country.