City of Masvingo received community nursing outreach equipment from one of its partners Africa Ahead organization on the 27th of October 2022 at Masvingo Civic Center.
The donation was in support of the expanded program on immunization.A set of community nursing outreach equipment was received and this equipment will be used during outreach programmes since most clients are prefering to seek immunization services closer to their homes more than going to health centers. The program on immunization will also target adminstraion of covid-19 vaccine since there is a low uptake of the Booster dose of covid 19 This will benefit the community as a whole as Masvingo is targeting to reach 100% herd immunity against covid 19.
From the donations, the face masks and sanitizers are to be given to the disabled clients for free. A branded gazebo, chairs, folded table and ice packs are to be used by nurses who will be vaccinating people in the community.
The ceremony was indeed a remarkable event as His Worship the Mayor C. Maboke, Councilor Chiteme, Councilor Musekiwa, Town Clerk E. Mukaratirwa, District Development Coordinator Mr R. Hove and Council management were present. The partnership between City of Masvingo and Africa Ahead will forever be maintained in support of the EPI program in Masvingo.