Health Resilience Fund Support Enhances Uptake Of Long-Term Family Planning Methods In Matabeleland South

By Michael Gwarisa in Gwanda The risk of unplanned pregnancies is very high in the absence of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) Family planning methods. Women in low-resource settings experience interruptions that may increase the risk of unintended and unplanned pregnancies. In most cases, the poorest couples have the highest fertility, the lowest contraceptive use and the highest unmet need for contraception. In Gwanda, Matabeleland South, women such Florence Kungai (31), from Gwanda who in the past experienced two separate occasions of contraceptive failure due to interruptions in her schedule, now…

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EU Tells Zim Gvt To Increase Domestic Funding Towards Health

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLaxunvveas[/embedyt] HEAVY reliance on donor support for the health sector will not take Zimbabwe’s healthcare anywhere, European Union (EU) ambassador to Zimbabwe, His Excellency Jobst von Kirchman has warned. By Michael Gwarisa He made this call during the launch of a US$90 Million Health Resilience Fund (HRF) that is meant to boost Zimbabwe’s primary healthcare capacity to complement government funding towards health. Ambassador Kirchman noted that while overall health sector funding has been increasing over the last years, a number of key health programs were still largely dependent on…

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