ECONET subsidiary, Steward Bank has pledged to advance up to $100 million to the health sector to facilitate the recapitalisation and modernisation of commercial health care facilities in Zimbabwe.
The bank’s chief executive officer, Dr Lance Mambondiani, said they were committed to restoring Zimbabwe’s healthcare sector to international standards.
“Steward Bank together with the Econet Group is committed to the restoration of Zimbabwe’s healthcare sector to world standards. This fund is our first step in providing practical and tangible assistance to the medical sector to recapitalise and retool,” he told Business Chronicle.
“We are also interested in working with the sector to explore service delivery using latest world class technologies and capabilities. We believe that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation.