Hit by a Cholera outbreak in its capital, Zimbabwe has launched a crowdfunding campaign to deal with the outbreak that has affected over 3,000 people and killed 25,
This followed a tweet by the Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube seeking help.
Together with my colleagues at Min of Health, we have set up an auditable emergency crowdfund to further efforts to fight cholera to date. Together we can win! Min Of Finance Cholera Crowd Fund:
EcoCash Biller Code 140286; CBZ Treasury, ACC 21537300017, Selous REF: FIGHT CHOLERA
— Prof. Mthuli Ncube (@MthuliNcube) September 13, 2018
The African nation has declared an emergency in the capital banning public gatherings.
Consumption of contaminated water in high-density urban areas is considered the major reason for the outbreak which began on September 6.
The World Health Organisation reported that several patients were not responding to first-line antibiotics.