cannot control and manage its waste. Thiscountry has a large inflation of second-hand cars which do not meet thestandard emission rates thus leading to air pollution.
Back on wastemanagement, this country has a reluctant government that has failed inproviding proper and secure waste disposal sites thus making difficult toobtain clean water. Lack of clean water for the majority population hasincreased the risk of infections. The unhygienic conditions have rendered thecountry unsuitable for normal citizens to survive as well as children (Ngure et al.
, 2013). Financial support Since more people are jobless or working inthe informal economy, the country’s tax has dwindled making the governmentstruggle to pay salaries and funding of public programmes. Health has also beenunderfunded thus making it difficult or the ministry to meet the demand of itscitizens. Again, a larger part of the budget money allocated to the publicsector comes from the donor community through the Health Transition Fund (HTF).HTF is a multi-donor pool established in 2011 and is managed by the UN Children’sFund UNICEF) (Financialgazette.co.zw, 2017). The donations come fromthe European Union countries as well as the UN agencies.
The aim of the donorsis to improve the health status of this country by improving nutrition,maternal and child health, and availability of essential drugs, vaccines, andmedical equipment. From 2003 to 2014, Zimbabwe was funded more than $707million by global fund specifically to address Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.Additional grants are also allocated to fight the diseases (Financialgazette.co.
zw,2017).Without theavailability of donor community, Zimbabwe public health could have collapsedbecause most of the health programmes are managed using the donor funds. Lackof funds had earlier on contributed to the poor delivery of health services.Patients are left to die because of unavailability of affordable care services.Additionally, the healthcare sector