Social Issues QUALITY HEALTH CARE

Improve supply of critical drugs

In progress
Jun 2019

Govt, Swiss drug firm sign MoU

www.herald.co.zw June 05, 2019

Zimbabwe has signed a MOU with Novartis, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, which will help in providing quality and affordable health services for non-communicable diseases - diabetes, hypertension and various cancers

MOU: *Will allow the country to access medicine at affordable prices. *Collaboration would help provide improved health care and reduce preventable deaths

Sep 2018

Govt restocks TB drug in Mash West

www.herald.co.zw September 04, 2018

GOVERNMENT has restocked all health centres in Mashonaland West Province that had run out of tuberculosis drug — TB-rhzedc. The province now has six months cover for the essential drug.

Jan 2018

Health levy on airtime rakes in $22 Million for public hospitals

www.chronicle.co.zw January 30, 2018

Government has raised $22 million through a levy imposed on airtime and most of the funds will be used to purchase medicines and other accessories for public health institutions.