Kadoma City Health Department is one of the flagship sites for the ZimFETP programme were residents are attached for their field attachment for 14 months.On Friday 22 November the Kadoma city health department conducted a congratulatory party for two cadres who had successfully completed their studies in 2019, one public health officer who had completed his studies and two new Public Health Officers who had joined the department. The occasion was graced by Ms Moyo – Chairperson of the Health Committee, the Director City Health Dr Chirundu, Mrs Tsara – Assistant Director Personal Health , Ms Moyo – Assistant Director Environmental Health who also doubled as co Master of Ceremony for the day, Ms Tatenda Mutsadyanga – Director for Health for Junior council , Nursing staff from the clinics, Environmental health staff, Human Resources officer and Mr B Chakunda – Public relations Officer who was the Master Ceremony.
The two that had recently graduated are as follows:
- Mrs Tsitsi Matulino – BSc in Environmental Health (Chinhoyi University of Technology)
- Dr Nyasha Musiya – Masters in Public Health (University of Zimbabwe)
On the same occasion the department bid a farewell to the outgoing public health officer from University of Zimbabwe: Mr Chamunorwa Mhembe who had just completed his FETP (MPH) studies for the 2018-2019 cohort. During the same period the Kadoma city health department welcomed two new Public Health Officers from the University of Zimbabwe Field Epidemiology Training Program, namely Mr Courage Muwishi (fulltime student) and Dr Tendai Chikinje (Part time student).
The event started on a Friday afternoon with welcome remarks from Dr Chirundu followed by remarks from Mrs Tsara. There was presentation of gifts to those that had completed their studies and to Mr Mhembe who was now leaving the department. Those joining the department Mr Courage Muwishi and Dr Tendai Chikinje were given a cake each including Mr Mhembe.
All members who had previously graduated were dressed in their academic regalia. There was eating and dancing throughout the event