Call for increased investments towards mental health services

Harare, Zimbabwe – October 10 marks the Mental Health Day and this year’s commemorations are coming at a time when the world is dealing with the Covid19 pandemic. By HealthTimes Reporter  The Covid19 pandemic exposed the gaps within many countries’ health care systems, Zimbabwe included, with health experts calling for increased funding towards improving mental health care services. We are dealing with a pandemic that exposed, created and unravelled a lot of mental health issues to patients, caregivers, health practitioners literally everyone across the world,” says Dr Sarifice Chirisa, Ministry…

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Mliswa Surrenders Salary To Village Health Workers

HARDLINE Norton Member of Parliament, Hon Temba Mliswa, will donate his forthcoming salary to struggling health workers in his constituency, whom he says are underappreciated. By Kudakwashe Pembere He won a fierce parliamentary election in July as an Independent Candidate to be elected MP for Norton, defeating then Presidential advisor Chris Mutsvangwa. Hon Mliswa’s pledge comes barely a week after Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce, Cde Raj Modi, said his would go to charity. Realising how starved village health workers are remuneration-wise, Hon Mliswa announced at the World Mental…

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