Stoneridge Health Centre delivering top class health services
By Abigirl Tembo, Health Editor
RESIDENTS of Stoneridge and surrounding areas have commended the government for delivering on its promise of ensuring universal access to healthcare services through the construction of modern healthcare centers.
The government has been working round the clock in implementing comprehensive reforms within the country’s health delivery system which has culminated in the construction and refurbishment of clinics and hospitals across the country.
Residents of Stoneridge and surrounding areas are a living testimony with healthcare services now at their doorstep.
“We no longer have to travel far to seek medical attention because everything we require from scans, theatre to x-ray is available.
“We are enjoying the services here and the staff is really friendly and they know their job and they execute it well.
“When the government was promising us top-class health services we thought it was all talk but now we can see that they mean business and we are impressed, ” said residents who spoke to the ZBC News team.
The Sister in charge at Stoneridge Health Centre, Sister Namatirai Mundingi is proud of the services they are offering at the clinic.
“Since we opened a lot of people have been coming to seek health services from the elderly to children.
“We have an outpatient department, who we treat if there is need for referral, we refer them to Chitungwiza hospital, we offer x-ray services as well as theatre and maternity services. Our laboratory is also fully functional as well as our pharmacy we also do admissions, ” she said.
With a capacity of 22 beds, Stoneridge Health Centre is among the over 30 clinics which have been constructed under the second republic.
The government is not yet done with the construction of the Cowdray Park clinic in Bulawayo, Mberengwa’s Mataga clinic, and Runyararo clinic in Chimanimani underway.