REPORT ON WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY COMMEMORATION

Shurugwi 31 March 2017

Background

The 2017 Tuberculosis day was held in Shurugwi on the 31st of March under the theme, ‘UNITE TO END TB.’ 

Course/ Conference Details

The commemoration had a great turn out of over 300 Delegates drawn from the Ministry of Health and Child Care, Local Health stakeholders, Healthcare companies, NGOs, Civil servants, Politicians and the General public.

Medirite team had a great opportunity to sponsor this commemoration which was attended by these VIPs;

  • Minister of state for Midlands Province : Honourable Jason Machaya
  • Minister of Health and Child Care : Dr David Parirenyatwa
  • Director AIDS and TB : Dr Owen Mugurungi
  • Deputy Director AIDs and TB : Dr Sandy
  • UN Country Director : Ms Verit Nyagah
  • NAC Board Chair : Mr David Mutambara
  • TB Caucus Chair : Dr Ruth Labode
  • WHO Representantive : Cr D Okello
  • Service Chiefs
  • MPs
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • UN, Care, WHO, representatives
  • Midlands Town Council
  • Gweru town Mayor
  • Shurugwi town Secretary

Dr Mugurungi in his speech acknowledged Medirite’s support to Ministry of Health events and consistent support to World TB commemorations.