One of the main services offered by the Ministry of Health and Child Care is the immunisation of children against various antigens so that child mortality is prevented especially during the first five years.
Crown Agents Midlands Provincial Health Field Officer, Amos Mareverwa in an interview with Ministry of Health and Child Care and Unicef officers explained how the Results Based Financing (RBF) money helped in the continuity of service delivery in the health sector.
The outbreak of COVID-19 resulted in a disruption of normal services across the world punctuated with lockdowns, but thanks to the Health Development Fund (HDF) supported Results-Based Financing (RBF), Mberengwa District Hospital one of the recipients of such funds was able to continue to offer various health services to the population.
Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Constantino Chiwenga yesterday submitted the Ministry’s five-year plans of action in fulfilment of the National Development Strategy 1 (NDS1) in line with a directive given by President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the 40th Cabinet meeting of 2020 which he also reiterated during the first 2021 Cabinet meeting.
Zimbabwe has upped its efforts to curb the COVID-19 virus which has been a stumbling block to the education sector when President Emmerson Mnangagwa received another batch of 400 000 COVID-19 doses vaccine from China in order to achieve a 60 percent herd immunity.
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