Labode Retains Portfolio Committee On Health Leadership

FIREBRAND, Matabeleland North member of parliament, Dr Ruth Labode has retained her position as the chairperson for the Parliamentary portfolio committee on health. Dr Labode has been instrumental in advocating for girls and women’s health rights in Zimbabwe. She has been pushing for the relaxation of abortion laws to ensure women get access to abortion services legally and conveniently. In the previous parliament, Dr Labode and the portfolio committee on health team worked hard to ensure the public health bill sials through parliament. Speaking to HealthTimes recently at the world…

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US Govt Injects $750 000 For Zim’s Fight Against Trafficking

The United States Government has over the past years injected into Zimbabwe $750 000 in the fight against human trafficking.   By Kudakwashe Pembere US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Brian Nichols addressing delegates at a Human Trafficking Discussion said human trafficking was an increasing phenomenon the world over with most victims being third world countries’ citizens. “The United States Government is supporting Zimbabwe with $750 000 in anti-trafficking assistance that goes to victim services, awareness, referrals, aligning legislation, and building regional capacity,” he said. US Harare Embassy Political Officer Ben Wiselogle…

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