Zvimba district has been given a health care delivery lifeline after receiving two ambulances and installation of radiology equipment from the Zimplats Community Share Ownership Trust (CSOT) Fund.

The vehicles were handed over to the Ministry of Health and Child Care at a ceremony held at Banket Hospital where the x-ray machine will be housed.

Officiating at the handover ceremony, the Minister of State for Mashonaland West, Cde Mary Mliswa spoke of the significance of maintaining health as a priority sustainable development goal.

“The donation will go a long way in ensuring the provision of quality service for the people. Health care takes precedence in terms of sustainable development goals,” she said.

The communities surrounding the Zimplats Platinum Mine in Selous namely; Mhondoro, Ngezi, Chegutu and Zvimba in Mashonaland West Province formed the Mhondoro-Ngezi-Chegutu-Zvimba CSOT.

The ceremony was also attended by stakeholders from the three districts.