The Health Services Department is committed to maintaining and promoting a healthy environment and to provide accessible and affordable health services of high quality to residents of Bulawayo.
This is being achieved through:
- Involvement of communities in health primitive activities and empowerment of residents to adopt health life styles.
- Continuous staff development, training and support
- Provision and maintenance of health services infrastructure, plant and machinery.
- Innovative intervention and action oriented health systems research.
The Health Services Department has two branches, the Environmental Health Branch and the Personal Health Branch. The administration section facilitates functioning of the branches by providing various support services and expertise in financial and human resources management. The health education section works closely with the branches and handles health promotion and various information, education and communication activities.
The functions of the department as per branch are as follows: