Cimas Medical Aid has joined hands with other Business Member Organisations (BMO) to complement Government efforts in COVID-19 vaccination, this came out at the launch of the Private Sector COVID-19 Vaccination Programme which was officiated by Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr John Mangwiro in the capital today.
Maphisa District Hospital District Medical Officer, Dr. Matthew Mthunzi narrated how Results-Based Financing (RBF) funding was instrumental in the provision of health services by the hospital and other institutions under his purview during the COVID-19 era.
Plumtree Town Council Chairperson, Fanisani Dube called upon increasing vaccination in border towns given the high risk they are exposed to as they stay at Points of Entry.
“People in the border towns including Beitbridge, we are at high risk, it is paramount that in these border towns we should be leaders of the vaccination programme before it is rolled out in Bulawayo or other towns.
When the country started the vaccination programme against COVID-19, a lot of issues were raised on how the country settled for particular vaccines and leaving others out, Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr John Mangwiro took time during his tour of Plumtree Border Post to explain it.
The Ministry of Health and Child Care is set to produce a child friendly version of the National Implementation Plan on Child Care in a bid to increase awareness on the Government’s plan of action with regards to the full realization of children rights in Zimbabwe.
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