NGO pledges to upscale health education and economic empowerment programmes

Non-governmental organisation Ocean Bird foundation has pledged to upscale health education and economic empowerment programmes in Hwange district as part of efforts to uplift the lives of women and youths.

In an interview during the 2018 Ocean Bird foundation nurse aides graduation ceremony held in Victoria falls the organisation’s regional director Mr Ganizani Phiri said they are targeting to up-scale health, sanitation and economic empowerment interventions in Hwange district.

Guest of honour at the graduation ceremony Hwange rural district council ward 19 CouncillorMr Mathew Muleya challenged the graduates to play a role in the national drive to improve the health care ecosystem and to enhance service delivery.

A total of 143 students received certificates after having successfully completed home based nursing training course.
The graduates expressed confidence the skills acquired will go a long way in improving the health services in Hwange district.