Health minister bemoans skills flight

Mombeshora revealed this in Parliament this week, while responding to written submissions made by legislators on the state of the health sector in the country.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Apr. 6, 2024

All have a right to health and can contribute to it

Government has committed itself to establishing a National Health Insurance scheme, which would benefit in particular those who do not belong to a medical aid society.
By Cimas Apr. 5, 2024

Zim receives new US$15m health grant

The close-out marked the commencement of a renewed relationship through a new US$15 million essential health services grant.
By Vanessa Gonye Mar. 29, 2024

Zim receives medical equipment

Japanese ambassador to Zimbabwe, Shinichi Yamanaka, said the medical equipment would allow patients, some of whom have been on waiting lists, to finally get treatment.
By Vanessa Gonye Mar. 28, 2024

Zim eagerly awaits National Health Insurance Scheme

Health and Child Care minister, Dr Douglas Mombeshora, recently announced that the National Health Insurance scheme would be operational beginning July 2024.
By Dr Johannes Marisa Mar. 15, 2024

EditorialComment: Bully tactics will not work , Cde Mombeshora

Mombeshora said government had summoned the organisers of the strike and told them that they “can only go for a job action if they are looking for something else apart from the welfare issues”.
By The Standard Mar. 3, 2024

Govt intimidates ‘demoralised’ doctors, nurses

The health sector has been hard hit by a mass exodus of doctors, nurses and other experienced personnel protesting poor salaries and working conditions.
By Priviledge Gumbodete and Vanessa Gonye Feb. 29, 2024

Zim, China sign cataract surgery MoU

Speaking at the event, Mombeshora expressed hope that local ophthalmologists will gain more experience and exposure during the exercise.
By Vanessa Gonye and Brent Shamu Feb. 7, 2024

Cholera vaccination targets 2,3m

The campaign comes at a time when Zimbabwe is battling a cholera outbreak that has been in existence for close to a year. 
By Vanessa Gonye Jan. 30, 2024