Zimbabwe Diaspora Health Alliance Launches ‘Save Our Hospitals Initiative’ – says Zim hospitals on ‘life support’

Paediatrics Head at Pari Hospital Dr Azza Mashumba broke down today whilst explaining to Health Min
Paediatrics Head at Pari Hospital Dr Azza Mashumba broke down today whilst explaining to Health Minister

Hopewell Chin’ono’s Save Our Hospitals initiative good idea but he is offside – Don Chigumba

Crimson Tazvinzwa, AIWA! NO!|An initiative to help halt the disastrous situation in Zimbabwe’s five major hospitals has been set up by veteran journalist and documentary filmmaker Hopewell Chin’ono.

Senior doctors on strike at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare, 13 March 2019
The Head of Paediatrics at Parirenyatwa Hospital Dr Azza Mashumba broke down on Wednesday whilst explaining the dire situation at the hospital., 13 March 2019

The project dubbed Save Our Hospitals will be driven by a crème de la crème of Zimbabwe’s professional world that includes celebrated human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa, international banker Pindie Nyandoro and eye surgeon Dr Solomon Guramatunhu.

Zimbabwean Diaspora Health Alliance (ZDHA) is an organisation that represents over 35 charities) and is happy to inform you that we are working together with the Core Group that will help as guardians of the Save Our Hospitals initiative that has been set up through the initiative of Hopewell Chin’ono

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Senior doctors at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals yesterday narrated to the minister of Health Obadiah Moyo, of the horrors and deaths occurring everyday at major hospitals because of acute shortages of drugs and hospital consumables.

May we take this opportunity to advise everyone to wait while the structures are being put in place. We hope the new committee in Zimbabwe will be able to put the structures within a week or so .

We need to know the amount of resources that are needed and how they will be accounted for as well as the channels of getting them to Zimbabwe.

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Hopewell Chin'ono with the founder owner of CNN, Ted Turner in Atlanta
Nehanda Radio//Hopewell Chin’ono with the founder owner of CNN, Ted Turner in Atlanta

Once this is put in place we will make an appeal to you to make your donations through a transparent and accountable process. We are working as a community and not individuals.

Dr Brighton Chireka
ZDHA representative
Dr Brighton Chireka
ZDHA representative in the United Kingdom

No one is above this cause . We are calling on all charities and individuals who want to help our hospitals to be in touch with Zimbabwean Diaspora Health Alliance at: zdha2018@gmail.com

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