CWGH wins Africa NGO Leadership Award

CWGH wins Africa NGO Leadership Award

CWGH wins Africa NGO Leadership Award – Press Statement Mr. Rusike holding the CWGH Leadership award The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH), Zimbabwe’s leading health advocacy group, was conferred with this year’s glamorous Africa NGO Leadership Award for its outstanding achievements in the health sector at the 6th Edition of the Africa Leadership Award held at Le Meridian Hotel in Mauritius last week. The award, which is given to those that make a difference to the lives of others, was received by CWGH Executive Director, Mr Itai Rusike. The…

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CWGH National Annual Meeting and AGM

CWGH National Annual Meeting and AGM

CWGH 23rd National Annual Meeting and AGM CWGH 23rd National Annual Meeting and AGM The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) is holding its 23rd National Annual Meeting and Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 16th and 17th of November 2016 respectively at the Rainbow Towers Hotel in Harare. The meeting will run under the theme “Leaving no one behind in National Health: What should Zimbabwe’s contribution be?” The CWGH will use the opportunity to review national health issues of concern and propose strategies for enhancing the health sector and…

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CWGH nominated to influential national health committees

CWGH nominated to influential national health committees

CWGH nominated to influential national health committees The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has nominated the CWGH to the National Maternal Deaths Surveillance and Response (MDSR) committee and the National Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH-A) following the organisation’s sterling work in improving maternal and child health in Zimbabwe. Some of the functions of the MDSR committee include reviewing maternal deaths reported in the last quarter as captured by the MDSR system and HMIS with the aim of assessing timely identification, notification/reporting, review and response as…

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CWGH Input into the 2016 National Health budget

CWGH Input into the 2016 National Health budget

BUDGET INPUT – HEALTH SECTOR 2016 Introduction The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) is a network of community/civic based organisations whose aim is to collectively enhance community participation on health in Zimbabwe. The formulation of the National Budget is one area that the CWGH noted required the greater input of the community who happen to be the tax payers. Traditionally the National Health Budget has been formulated by the technocrats at the ministerial level without the direct input or suggestions from the community. Over the years CWGH has been increasingly advocating for community involvement in…

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