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Tagwirei rolls out free health services

by Staff reporter
17 Jun 2024 at 08:58hrs | Views
The Bridging Gaps Foundation (BGF), founded by fuel mogul Kudakwashe Tagwirei and his wife Sandra, is making significant strides in transforming communities across Zimbabwe by providing free curative and preventive healthcare. 
The non-profit organization has been delivering medical services in areas such as Domboshava and Plumtree, offering dental care, blood pressure monitoring, antenatal services, optometry, diabetes management, and healthy eating guidance to thousands of people.
Currently, BGF is stationed at Birchenough Bridge and Tanganda Halt for two weeks, in partnership with the Seventh Day Adventist Church, to offer free medical care. Kudakwashe Tagwirei emphasized the foundation's commitment to bridging gaps in healthcare and food aid within communities. He announced that the hospital would be equipped for patient comfort and that mealie-meal, cooking oil, and sugar beans would be distributed, with additional food aid arriving soon.

Manicaland Provincial Affairs and Devolution Minister Misheck Mugadza acknowledged the positive impact of BGF's efforts on the Birchenough community and expressed hope for similar initiatives in other parts of the country. Birchenough Bridge Hospital matron Nicholas Sithole appreciated the donations, which included beds, blankets, bedding sheets, and screen covers, enhancing patient privacy and comfort.

BGF CEO Mberikwazvo Chitambo highlighted plans to replicate these efforts in other districts, focusing on alleviating hunger, investing in education, and promoting health awareness through both curative and preventive care.

Source - newsday