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Government must show political will to address Cholera and Typhoid in Zimbabwe

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Sun, 01/28/2018

COMMUNITY WORKING GROUP ON HEALTH

Press Statement

24 January 2018

Government must show political will to address Cholera and Typhoid in Zimbabwe

THE Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) is appalled by the apparent lack of political will on the part of government to address the recurrent outbreaks of cholera and typhoid that have killed scores of people and continue to cause illness to many in the country in the past few years.

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Health Centre Committees: Vital for people centered health systems in Zimbabwe

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Tue, 03/12/2013

Health Centre Committees (HCCs) are a mechanism through which community participation can be effectively integrated to achieve a sustainable people centered health system at the primary care level of the health system. They complement vital community level initiatives like community health workers, and mechanisms for public participation at all levels of the

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Fight against Typhoid Fever in Zimbabwe - Public meeting

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Tue, 03/12/2013

Members of PHM (Zimbabwe) rallied behind the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MOHCW), Zimbabwe College of Public Health Physicians, an affiliate of the Zimbabwe Medical Association, (ZIMA) and the Community Working Group on Health public policy dialogue series that was held on the 26th of January 2012 in Harare, and focused on the persisting and increasing burden of Typhoid Fever and diarrheal diseases in the country.

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The Right to Health and Budget Analysis

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Tue, 03/12/2013

The principle that health is a basic and a fundamental human right can never be overemphasized. For any country to be successful it must guarantee that every individual in that country has access to health, which is affordable and available.
Participation by the community in Health matters and budget formulation give a greater depth to the discussion and understanding of the health issues in the country and facilitates achievement of the same goal.

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PHM Zim Brief January 2013

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Tue, 03/12/2013

At Independence in 1980, Zimbabwe adopted the Primary Health Care Approach in line with the Alma Ata Declaration of 1978. The implementation of the PHC approach resulted in decentralization of health service provision from central level (cities and town) to administrative wards at district level in rural communities.

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