The Health Coordinator’s Desk facilitates partnership support between Zimbabwe Episcopal Area and GBGM programs. The Health ministry is one of key work areas in the UMC within the Four Focus Area of Global Health and is the church arm to it’s contribution towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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