Free Blood for Zimbabwe's Public Hospitals

In what could be the Emmerson Mnangagwa administration's latest achievement, the government says blood will now be offered free of charge to patients at public health institutions and mission hospitals. However the Zimbabwe Blood Transfusion services has argue that they have to charge for blood in order to cover for the cost of maintenance. 



  • Zimbabwe:   Free Blood for Public, Mission Hospitals

    The Herald, 3 July 2018

    Government has said blood will now be offered free of charge to patients at public health institutions and mission hospitals with immediate effect. The scraping of fees for the… Read more »

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  • Zimbabwe:   Govt Scraps Blood User Fee

    263Chat, 2 July 2018

    The Ministry of Health and Child Care has scrapped blood user fees amid indications that the country's blood bank has enough stock. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Blood Prices Highest in the Region

    New Zimbabwe, 18 July 2017

    Local blood prices are the highest in the region with a senior health ministry official admitting that the National Blood Services of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) is not adequately funded by… Read more »

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