UNFPA Calls For Male Participation In Family Planning Choices

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has implored men to be actively involved in the family planning choices and decisions so as to increase uptake of contraceptives as well as reduce gender based violence at household level.   By Michael Gwarisa Launching the State of the World Population Report, UNFPA Country Representative Dr. Esther Muia said family planning was not forced on anyone but a choice one makes freely for the good of their health and economic wellbeing. “The State of the World Population Report (SWOP) is a flagship report…

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Mliswa Surrenders Salary To Village Health Workers

HARDLINE Norton Member of Parliament, Hon Temba Mliswa, will donate his forthcoming salary to struggling health workers in his constituency, whom he says are underappreciated. By Kudakwashe Pembere He won a fierce parliamentary election in July as an Independent Candidate to be elected MP for Norton, defeating then Presidential advisor Chris Mutsvangwa. Hon Mliswa’s pledge comes barely a week after Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce, Cde Raj Modi, said his would go to charity. Realising how starved village health workers are remuneration-wise, Hon Mliswa announced at the World Mental…

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