‘93% Zimbos have no health insurance’

Credit Newsday :  By Miriam Mangwaya and Harriet Chikandiwa ABOUT 93% of Zimbabweans have no access to health insurance due to high poverty levels in the country, while only 7% can afford private health services. This came out during a stakeholder engagement meeting on revitalising primary health care in the country to promote universal health coverage which was hosted by the Community Working Group on Health (CWGH). The country largely depends on external funding for its health financing. “Currently, only about 7% of Zimbabweans have access to medical insurance and this number is…

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