National Security Cluster gets bigger budget than ailing health sector

Ncube said ZWL$8,6 trillion had been allocated towards the national security cluster and ZWL6,3 trillion to the Ministry of Health and Childcare.
By Belinda Chiroodza Nov. 30, 2023

Health Talk: A well-functioning health system needs apt funding

The World Health Organisation put forward six building blocks that constitute the health system and failure of one pillar means a shambolic and a shaky structure.
By Dr Johannes Marisa Nov. 12, 2023

Treasury to review health sector budget share

The allocation falls short of the Abuja Declaration that for African countries to make health milestones, at least 15% of their national budget should be allocated to the health sector.
By Staff Reporter Nov. 12, 2023

Strengthen our health delivery system

No country should boast of a sound health delivery system without a strong primary healthcare ecosystem.
By Dr Johannes Marisa Oct. 19, 2023

It’s time we consider national health insurance

HIV is still wreaking havoc with many people still testing positive to the virus. HIV prevalence is less than 14% though in our country.
By Dr Johannes Marisa Mar. 5, 2023

Health talk: Health financing critical

Medical access is now a pie in the sky in Zimbabwe as people are struggling daily to make ends meet.
By Johannes Marisa Jan. 29, 2023

Health sector faces doom: MPs

THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care has warned that underfunding of the Health ministry
By Harriet Chikandiwa Dec. 9, 2022

2023 health budget should satisfy key areas

There is no doubt that many hospitals have obsolete equipment and they are also in dire need of essential drugs.
By Johannes Marisa Dec. 1, 2022

Letters to the editor: Doctors, nurses’ strikes call for relook into health policy

It serves no purpose for government officials to bully the health professionals when thorny issues which gave birth to the industrial action are still pending.

By The Independent Jul. 18, 2022