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Nigeria, Zimbabwe Fail To Honour Health Budget Pledges

By Lynette Manzini in Nigeria Nigeria (Lagos) - NIGERIA has joined Zimbabwe in its failure to honour pledges to dedicate at least 15 percent of their national budgets towards health. Ironically, the pledge was agreed on...

Put a hold on the National Health Insurance Scheme: Zimbabwean nurses

“The passing on of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) bill recently has left questions hanging over our heads,” says the Simangaliso Mafa the president of the Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA). By Tafadzwa Chidoori Mafa said...

Compulsory health insurance on cards

The first batch of beneficiaries of Government’s National Health Insurance Scheme will be co-opted into the system in the first four months of 2017 as the State moves to ensure universal health coverage. The NHIS...

Corporate 24 officially opens $3,5m Byo medical centre

CORPORATE 24 Hospital has invested more than $3,5 million in its Bulawayo medical centre, which was officially opened on Friday. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI In an interview with NewsDay on the sidelines of the launch, chief executive...

Medical insurance under serious scrutiny

Darlington Musarurwa and Livingstone Marufu THE haggling between Cimas Medical Aid Society and hospital services group Corporate 24, which has seen the latter engage debt collectors to recover more than US$500 000 in unpaid claims...

Pay Cash or Face our Debt Collectors: Corporate 24 Warns Clients on Cimas Medical...

By Cecilia Chidoori Corporate 24 Hospital group in a public notice warned clients on Cimas Medical Aid to make payments of services rendered by Corporate 24 within seven days, or their debt collectors would pursue...

Caf prioritise players’ health

Petros Kausiyo:  THE Confederation of African Football have stepped up efforts to improve the welfare of players plying their trade on the continent with the governing body setting up a health map for the footballers.It...

Zimbabwean domestic workers in Kuwait to undergo medical test

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health recently issued a decision requiring domestic workers (Article 20 visa) FROM ZIMBABWE to undergo medical test every time they renew their residency, whether they left the country or not....

Doctors fleece health Insurers

Private doctors are reportedly “over treating” their patients by ordering unnecessary procedures like laboratory tests, x­rays and scans to milk health insurers. This is despite the fact that Zimbabwe’s healthcare costs are arguably the highest in...

Patients murdered in insurance scam

Police have arrested a Kwekwe General Hospital nurse and her boyfriend as they widen investigations into a case in which patients were drugged and killed before their identification particulars were used to claim insurance cover from...
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