Concern Over Low Health Insurance Uptake

PARLIAMENTARIANS are worried over the low coverage of Zimbabweans by medical aid companies which stands at 10 percent while almost everyone in the country has a funeral insurance. By Kudakwashe Pembere Speaking during a Health Portfolio Committee meeting with the Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe, Matebeleland North Member of Parliament Dr Ruth Labode said the association could take a leaf from Rwanda’s appealing NHI model. “I am really surprised that about 29 medical aids cover only 1, 3 million in Zimbabwe. You know I saw somewhere that you are…

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