Public Health Bill ready for parliament

Public Health Bill ready for parliament

THE new Public Health Act (PHA) is now ready for presentation before parliament amid revelations that the final drafting of the bill is due this week. Briefing an advocacy meeting on the PHA, Binga North legislator Prince Dubeko Sibanda who is also a member of the parliamentary portfolio committee on Health and Child Care said the drafter of the bill had assured them that the document would be ready for parliament before end of this week ahead of the public consultations. By Michael Gwarisa “According to the Chief drafter in…

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New Public health Act hangs in limbo

New Public health Act hangs in limbo

By Michael Gwarisa NON Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and civic society organisations are clamouring for the speedy finalisation of the Public Health Act proposal which has been stuck in the Attorney General’s office for more than two years. Unlike other Acts such the Land Reform Act which saw parliament deliberating overnight towards the speedy adoption of the bill which culminated into the execution of the land reform program, approval and deliberation of the proposed Health amendment act has taken longer than usual. Briefing Journalists at a Media Workshop organised by the…

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