VICE President Constantino Chiwenga has been appointed the minister of health and Child Care with immediate effect.
By Michael Gwarisa
This was confirmed by Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda this afternoon.
“In terms of Section 99 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act 2013, His Excellency the President Cde Emerson Mnanaggwa has appointed Hon Vice Presindet Dr C D Chiwenga as Minitser of Health,” said Dr Sibanda.
He added that the decision was arrived after after noting the urgent need to stabilise, restructure and reform the national health delivery system to better cope with the challenges of the global COVUD-19 pandemic and in the process ensuring a quick turn around in national healthcare.