Ordinary Zimbabweans are set to receive free treatment from doctors affiliated to the Zimbabwe Medical Association (ZIMA) at various designated clinics in Harare, Bulawayo, Mutare and Kwekwe on the 10th of this month.ZIMA will be attending to patients with various ailments at designated clinics across the country, this Saturday.
ZIMA Secretary General, Dr Douglas Gwatidzo said 20 doctors from Harare, 24 from Bulawayo, 15 from Mutare and 13 from Kwekwe have volunteered their services.
â€œThe outreach will commence at 8am and will end when the last person has been attended to. This time around we have requested nurses from the selected polyclinics to screen the patients,â€ said Dr Gwatidzo.
The outreach exercise has also received a major boost after a local financial institution chipped in with $19 500.
Presenting the cheque, the bankâ€™s Head of Marketing, Ms Melanie Gumbo expressed her organisationâ€™s delight to be associated with such a noble cause.Â
The free outreach exercise will be carried out at four selected clinics namely Rujeko Clinic in Dzivarasekwa 2 Harare, Pelandaba Polyclinic in Bulawayo, Torwood Polyclinic in Kwekwe and Sakubva Polyclinic in Mutare.
Members from the Zimbabwe National Army, medical personnel from a local medical association PSMI and some medical students will also come in to complement doctors from ZIMA.