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Zimbabwe: Rural Health Centers Project
Zlmbabwe galned independence In 1981 and inherited institutions 'tihith reflected the values of the prior regime.. The provision of-health services was urban-biased and rural' areas'were under-served. The pol.icy of the:'hei Government was to eiisure an equitable distribution of health, care servire? $0 all levels of the population. A decision was taken to locate 316 nerd rural health centres (RHCs) in the under-served areas of which 82 (26%) .-were subsequently to be constructed and equipped with the help of an ADF loan.