Analytical summary - Leadership and governance
The deteriorating economic conditions of the last decade resulted in the most senior health care workers emigrating to neighbouring countries and abroad. The combination of reduced financial and experienced human resources for health made the management of health services a challenge.
A deliberate need to build leadership and governance capacity became critical. Building leadership and governance capacity at all levels is one of the objectives under the health system strengthening of the 2009 – 2013 National Health Strategy for Zimbabwe.