CWGH wins Africa NGO 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 CWGH, which was established in 1998, was recognised for leading and giving visibility to community processes…

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CWGH National Annual Meeting and AGM

CWGH 23rd National Annual Meeting and AGMThe 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 in particular community participation in health. The CWGH is…

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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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