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Zimbabweans Will Need To Cough Up More on Health Costs

A ruling that had forbidden any increase in the cost of private health care in Zimbabwe has now been lifted. This means, that private healthcare costs// could even double, adding to the problems already prevalent due to high inflation.

Specialist fees and GP fees have almost gone up cent percent. Zimbabwe also heads the list of having the highest inflation in the world, a rise equivalent to 913.6 percent, almost a 60% rise in cost of food items for Zimbabwe’s residents.

Zimbabwe has been at the receiving end, combating an economic crisis with shortages of food, fuel, currency and even water and electricity. This is being blamed on the poor management under President Robert Mugabe’s regime, which has affected Zimbabwe’s all round growth.

According to the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe, an average family of five would need at least 35 million Zimbabwe dollars every month. In contrast, the earning is just 15 million. Private hospitals and doctors, whose services are far superior to the Government hospitals, had asked for a raise in the fees by up to 240%. Many of the Medical Care workers have been leaving the land to other countries where they are treated better.

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