Zimbabwe is still suffering from having to pay off loans accrued by a pre-independence white supremacist government.
Experts warn state clinics and hospitals are likely to further deteriorate as the public purse shrinks.
Only two state cancer specialists remain in the province of more than 10-million people.
The new leaders want to ease the 'humanitarian crisis' – but Greece's creditors are not impressed.
The election result marked a comprehensive rejection of the years of austerity demanded by the EU and IMF in return for the €240-billion bailout.