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Embrace Universal Health Coverage: Gvt

Embrace Universal Health Coverage: Gvt

Zimbabwe has made great strides towards achieving Universal Health Coverage through a number of health policies.

This was confirmed by the Vice President of Zimbabwe Hon Kembo Mohadi officiating the just ended 67th East, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA) Health Ministers’ Conference in Victoria Falls.

In addition to that, the Vice President called for credibility and accountability in the health sector to achieve social development.

“Government prioritized primary health care to bring delivery of health closer to the people.

“While we strive for economic development, it’s imperative to note that social development is unachievable without access to affordable, appropriate and quality healthcare,” said VP Mohadi.

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Deputy Minister shuns corruption

 

 

Deputy Minister shuns corruption

Chivhu District leaders recently were urged to do away with corrupt activities and work as a team for the development of the area and country.

Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care Dr John Mangwiro said this during the handover ceremony of wheelchairs and books in Chivhu.

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Village health Posts / Clinics on cards

Village health Posts / Clinics on cards

The Ministry of Health and Child Care in partnership with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is currently rolling out Health Posts in rural areas as part of Government to boost access to primary health care services in rural areas.

The rolling out of village health posts / centers in villages will play a critical role in reducing deaths from minor and curable illnesses.

 

 

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The Summit of the Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) Campaign

The Summit of the Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) Campaign

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Cde E.D Mnangagwa continues to lead the nation by example in stamping out the ongoing cholera outbreak. The President halted the session of cabinet this Tuesday 16 October 2018 to allow the vaccination team led by the Honourable Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Obadiah Moyo and the Director of Epidemiology and Disease Control Dr. Portia Mnangazira.

The President was vaccinated by the Minister of Health and Child Care after which the Chief Secretary and all Cabinet members present were vaccinated by the Principal Nursing Officer of the City of Harare Health Services Ms Phillomina Chitando and her team, the EPI Program Officer Ms Pauline Chigodo and Mr Kenneth Chindedza of the World Health Organisation.

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DISEASES / CONDITIONS

DEFINITIONS

Cholera

Suspected Case

Any patient age 5 years or more with severe dehydration or death from acute watery diarrhoea

If There Is A Cholera Epidemic: any person age 2 years or more with acute watery diarrhoea, with or without vomiting

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