Date: 06 August 2014
Venue: Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals
Guest of Honour: Honorable Minister of Health and Child Care
Patients have the right to health care and humane treatment.
Every individual shall have access to competent health care and treatment regardless of age, sex, ethnic origin, religion, political affiliation, economic status or social class.
Health care services shall be available on the basis of clinical need regardless of the ability to pay. It shall be the responsibility of the Government to ensure that every person has access to essential health services.
ZIMBABWE has broken new ground in its medical history by successfully performing the first major operation on Siamese twins born in April, with a team of 50 having worked on the eight-hour delicate procedure at Harare Children’s Hospital.
Born on April 22 this year to a Murehwa couple, the twin boys christened Kupakwashe and Tapiwanashe, were joined from the lower chest to the upper abdomen and shared a liver.