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Health and Environmental Services


  • The Health Department is made up of two sections namely Clinical and Environmental sections.
  • The City is serviced by 5 clinics, Amaveni, Mbizo 1, Mbizo 11, Mbizo 16 and Al Davies clinics among other players.
  • The recently renovated 24 bedded Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) caters for Kwekwe residents and beyond.
  • Kwekwe General Hospital, a Government institution, is within Kwekwe City boundaries and serves as a referral center for all the facilities
  • All clinics offer Comprehensive Primary Health Care package including maternity services, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis treatment initiatives, community and school health services.
  • However, Al Davies and Mbizo 16 clinics do not carry out maternity delivery services.
  • A medical practitioner visits weekly all clinics as per schedule to review all complicated cases
  • Kwekwe City Health Department is fully financed by Council with support from the Central Government and Partners, whose targets have to be met.
  • While the department has the Clinical and Environmental sections, operational synergies are promoted through integration and continuous flow of strategies in the prevention, control and management of diseases.


  • To provide appropriate quality Comprehensive Primary Health Care Services
  • To coordinate, monitor and evaluate public health programs in the city.
  • To regulate, control, inspect and license business premises according to related statutes
  • To enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  • To monitor water and food safety/quality
  • To provide and advocate for referral of complicated and cases needing emergency care (Ambulance Services).
  • To identify and negotiate with potential partners in the creation of health interventions.
  • To provide and advocate for efficient and effective solid waste management
  • To provide graves for interment
  • To provide abattoir services
  • To monitor activities in vegetable and flea markets
  • To participate in research for innovative solutions to health problems
  • To liaise with MOH and Child Care and other partners on issues of Public Health
  • To participate in disaster risk reduction activities and mitigation in the city.



Out Patient Services

  • Screening of non communicable diseases (i.e. Diabetes mellitus, hypertension,
  • obesity, malnutrition etc.).
  • Treatment of minor ailments
  • Prevention of locally endemic diseases
  • Referral of complicated cases
  • Provision of essential medicines



  • HIV Testing services
  • Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT)
  •  Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing (PITC)
  • OI/ART initiation and follow up services
  • Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV Services (PMTCT)
  • Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) Samples sent to Kwekwe Hospital lab
  • DBS samples for EID and viral load testing sent to hospital lab
  • Viral load testing samples sent to hospital for OI/ART patients.

Maternal and Child Health Care Services

  • Antenatal and Post natal care
  • Maternity delivery services
  • Growth Monitoring and provision of nutrition for acute malnutrition
  • Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) against major infectious diseases
  • Family Planning – all oral and injectable methods including Jadelle and IUD
  • Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)

TB/HIV AIDS Collaborative Activities

  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Visual Inspection of the Cervix with Acetic Acid (VIAAC) Services
  • Advanced HIV Case Management
  • Tuberculosis Case Finding and Treatment
  • CD4 cell count tests


  • School and preschool health services
  • HTS Outreach Services
  • Staff wellness clinics
  • Mental Health Services
  • Empowering children especially the girl child and women to be self sustainable to improve health status
  • Mitigating against domestic and gender violence
  • Coordinating Home Based Care Activities in the Catchment Area


  • Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC)
  • Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education (MoPSE)
  • Social Welfare
  • Ministry of Youth
  • Ministry of Women Affairs Gender and Employment Creation,
  • Churches
  • Industries
  • Global Fund
  • Private Health Institutions


  • HIV Testing Services (HTS)
  • Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI)
  • Growth Monitoring & Vitamin A Supplementation
  • Mental Health Counselling
  • Condom Distribution
  • Covid19 Testing & Vaccination
  • TB Screening Services
  • Drug, Substance & Alcohol Awareness Programs
  • Gender Based Violence Awareness and Care


  • Health Centre Committees/Members
  • Health Clubs
  • Community Referral Facilitators (CRFs)
  • Community HIV Testers
  • Anti Gender & Domestic Violence Champions
  • Condom distributors
  • Home Based Care Givers


  • AFRICAID/Zvandiri
  • Zimbabwe Health Interventions (ZHI)
  • Friendship Bench (FB)
  • Family Aids Caring Trust (FACT)
  • Midlands Diabetic Association (MDA)
  • Apostolic Women Empowerment Trust (AWET)
  • Zim-Earthworm Farms (ZEFs)
  • Centre for Sexual Health and HIV AIDS Research (CESHAAR)
  • Jointed Hands Working Organization (JHWO)
  • Plan International
  • Sexual Rights Centre (SRC)
  • Zimbabwe Assembly of Church Related Hospitals (ZACH)
  • Lions Club


  • Disease Surveillance
  • Disinfection/Decontamination
  • Pest Control
  • Water Quality Control
  • Premises Inspection
  • Cemetery Services
  • Abattoir Services
  • Licensing
  • Waste Management including Waste Recycling


  • Amaveni Rehabilitation Centre – Refurbishment underway and targeted to be completed by 31st December 2023
  • Ward 14 Clinic under construction and at window level
  • Ward 6 clinic –Perimeter fence erected, floor plan for the double storey clinic and waiting shelter available
  • Construction of public toilet at Kombi Renkini
  • Construction of dura wall at Bus Terminus