National Social Security Authority (NSSA) on Thursday officially handed over a refurbished female orthopedic ward at Harare Hospital as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.
Officiating at the handover ceremony, Minister of Public Service, Labor and Social Welfare, Prisca Mupfumira hailed NSSA for leading by example saying their gesture is exemplary and shows they are good corporate citizen company which ploughs back to the community.
“I am proud to be associated with this refurbishment going on and call upon other cooperates to do the same not only for Harare Hospital but other hospitals in the country,” she said.
Mupfumira added that the refurbished ward was no-longer conducive for proper health care and NSSA’s assistance had come at the right time as it has restored the hospital back be a recuperation place as it ought to be.
“In March, ward C4 was not in a state for healing through NSSA we then played to refurbish the ward so it could become a place of recuperation that it’s meant to be,” added Mupfumira.
Harare Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Peggy Zvavamwe expressed joy on NSSA’s work saying this had helped raise standards at the hospital.
“Standards have been raised for the hospital and other companies. This is also good for patients, populace and staff as the place becomes conducive to work in,” said Zvavamwe.
Other organizations that have contributed to Harare Hospital includes Nyaradzo Funeral Services, Seventh Day Adventist Church and Celebration Church.