First Mutual Health Aims To Collaborate With The Government
First Mutual Health Services has expressed its willingness to partner Government in a bid to provide accessible, quality and affordable health in country in line with the National Development Strategy 1 (NDS 1)
This comes after the group opened its clinic in Bulawayo on Friday, bringing all the clinics owned by the group to seven.
First Mutual Life and Health Cluster chief executive officer Mr Rueben Java told guests that several developments in the health sector are in the pipeline with some targeting partnerships with Government hospitals.
Mr Java said the organisations two prong strategy in the health sector include the enrolment of primary health facilities across the country and building referral hospitals in line with NDS 1 of becoming an upper middle-income economy by 2030.
The strategy is meant to complement Government efforts to provide accessible, quality and affordable health services across the country.
“Next year we will be approaching Government hospitals across the country to sponsor either a theatre or paediatric ward or any other assistance in ensuring that the services that are offered are of high quality and everyone can afford them.
“There is a call for public-private partnerships (PPP) and it is our 2024 strategy to align with the Government,” said Mr Java.
To move with speed in championing the national development agenda, the Government has also engaged the private sector on some of the projects under the Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) initiative.