Addressing delegates at the ongoing United Nations 77th Session running under the theme“A watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges”, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the COVID-19 pandemic had overstretched the healthcare systems and exposed the differences between developed and developing countries.
Hospital and Medical Infrastructure
Zimbabwe healthcare is provided through primary, secondary, tertiary care, and quinary hospital to cover all disciplines. The Ministry of Health and Child Care during the period 2018 to date made significant achievements in the development of health infrastructure ranging from the construction of new health facilities to rehabilitation/ refurbishment of existing infrastructure. In view of the above, a total of 47 health facilities were constructed and completed, 94 projects were under renovation/ rehabilitation to completion, a total of 1074 health facilities were solarized, and 201 health facilities benefit from the borehole water project.
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