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UAE Vows to Support Zimbabwe's Health Care System

Delegation from the United Arab Emirates recently met Hon Minister of Health and Child Care and showed interest in supporting the Zimbabwe health care system.

The delegation, led by the Director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responsible for External Affairs of United Arad Emirates Rashed M Alhemeiri toured various health institutions led by the Permanent Secretary of Health and Child Care Major General Dr. Gerald Gwinji.


Update on health response to Cyclone Idai

The most affected districts are Chimanimani and Chipinge. Chimanimani has been out of reach by road because of destruction of bridges hindering access to the affected. Chimanimani has a population of 144 674 and Chipinge 346 154.


ICRC donates US $80 000 medical consignment

Ministry of Health and Child care has received a consignment of Medical facility worth US $80 000 from International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Zimbabwe Red Cross society (ZRCS) to assist hospitals and clinics to meet the urgent health care needs of communities affected by cyclone Idai.

The consignment were received by Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Obadiah Moyo.


Health Minister visits health centres affected by cyclone Idai

Minister of health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo yesterday visited health facilities in Manicaland province to get first hand appreciation of the situation on the ground and to insure that medication acquired are reaching all the areas affected by cyclone Idai.

During the tour of Shyline Holding Centre, Chipinge District hospital and Chimanimani Rural Health Centre Dr Obadiah Moyo said.


14.2 Million Grant for Malaria

The E8 Ministerial Committee has received USS14, 2 million, through the second Global Fund (GF) malaria Elimination (E8) regional grant.

The Elimination 8 is a Southern Africa reginal initiative formed in March 2009 in Windhoek Namibia when the Ministers of Health of Eight Member states, their senior officials (Permanent sectaries, Principal Directors, Malaria Directors and managers) as well as their implementing and technical partners, came together and committed to move the region towards malaria elimination through working together. These include Angola, Botswana, Eswatini Kingdom, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


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