Zim Treasury Avails USD5million For Harare Hospital Refurbishment

RESPONDING to the shortage of medical equipment in hospitals, Treasury has earmarked USD5 million to address immediate medical requirements at Harare Hospital now Sally Mugabe Central Hospital through what it calls a 90-Day Rapid Plan. By Kudakwashe Pembere Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube said this during a signing ceremony between Zimbabwe and Japan of exchange of notes for the procurement of Harare Children’s Hospital medical equipment. “I’m pleased to advise that Government has committed itself to a 90 day Rapid Plan which will look in to the…

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Call For Financial Commitment To Health Sector

HEALTH lobbyists have called on treasury to prioritize the health care sector the same way they  bail out the fuel situation. By Kudakwashe Pembere This call comes at a time when the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe quickly moved in with a US$50 million facility to calm the fuel crisis when a health tempest rages on. With pharmaceutical wholesalers in Zimbabwe currently requiring US$37, 8 million to settle arrears with foreign suppliers and manufacturers, the whole health sector according to Health and Child Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo needs US$400 000. Little…

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