Health Centre Committees: Vital For People Centered Health Systems in Zimbabwe

Itai Rusike

The Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) and Training and Research Support Centre (TARSC)  in Zimbabwe have been advocating for the formalisation of Health Centre Committees (HCCs), giving them a legal status through a statutory instrument.  Many countries are facing similar issues with regards to the HCCs where there are policy commitments without statutory  guidelines, adequate training/capacity building support, and civil society involvement in the constitution and functioning of the committees. Please find attached CWGH’s experience in Zimbabwe to address these deficits towards making HCCs a space for local engagement and decision making by the people.

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http://www.copasah.net/uploads/1/2/6/4/12642634/health_centre_committees_vital_for_people_centred_health_systems_in_zimbabwe.pdf

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