EU Tells Zim Gvt To Increase Domestic Funding Towards Health

[embedyt][/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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Major Boost For Zimbabwe’s AMR Fight


ZIMBABWE has secured two flagship grants namely the Fleming Fund and Multi-Partner Trust Fund Grants to strengthen capacity through strengthening Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) detection and surveillance in the country. By Michael Gwarisa The two grants are being financed by the United Kingdom and the Netherlands governments. The UK is financing the Fleming Fund grant which is worth over US$5 Million and is being implemented and led by the Food Agricultural Organization (FAO). Officiating at the launch of the two grants which also coincided with the commissioning of the National Microbiology…

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