Media Workshop on Maternal and Child Health in Zimbabwe 2013
From left - Paolo Barduagni (European Union), Dr. Assaye Kassie (Unicef) and Mrs. Ropafadzo Hove (Ministry of Health and Child Care)
Journalists from various media houses in Zimbabwe are meeting in Masvingo for a workshop to better understand the operations of the Health Transition Fund (HTF).
The goal of the HTF is to contribute to a reduction of maternal mortality and under five mortality and eliminate user fees for children under five and pregnant and lactating women by 2015.
The HTF supports four areas which are:
1. Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Nutrition.
2. Medical Products, vaccines and Technologies
3. Human Resources for Health
4. Health Policy, Planning and Finance