Tag Archives: Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE: Pari, Social Welfare On Collision Course

September 2016 TheHerald; The Department of Social Welfare owes Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals over $3 million in unpaid hospital bills, prompting the institution to deny patients access to treatment, disadvantaging hundreds who cannot afford medical costs, The Herald has learnt. This came to light on Wednesday when two boys from …

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ZIMBABWE: U.S.$3,5 Million Shot in the Arm for Hospitals

September 2016 TheHerald; Government has, through Treasury Bills secured $3,5 million to buy drugs for public health institutions, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa, has said. This comes in the wake of an acute shortage of critical drugs in most public health institutions. Dr Parirenyatwa said the move …

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ZIMBABWE: Reprieve for Defaulting Medical Insurers

July 2016 TheHerald; Government has extended operating licences for defaulting medical aid societies by three months to allow them more time to acquit what they owe service providers, Secretary for Health and Child Care Dr Gerald Gwinji has said. In an interview with The Herald yesterday, Dr Gwinji said according …

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ZIMBABWE: High Medical Costs Hit Zimbabwe

July 2016 FinancialGazette; MEDICAL treatment costs are proving to be an albatross around the necks of Zimbabweans as they are rising beyond what is practically manageable for an average citizen. Medical costs in Zimbabwe are now arguably the highest in the southern African region. This is against the African backdrop …

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ZIMBABWE: Subsidise Blood Price, Govt Told

June 2016 TheHerald; Members of Parliament have urged the Government to subsidise the cost of blood transfusion saying the current price was beyond the reach of many. Legislators noted that despite the fact that people donated blood, recipients were still subjected to high costs. The legislators made the plea while …

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