Potraz Donates To People With Disabilities

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) through the Universal Services Fund (USF) on Monday donated computer software and hardware to people living with disabilities. By Kuda Pembere The items worth USD142 147 were handed over to Emerald Hill School for the Deaf, Margaretta Hugo School for the Blind affectionately known as Capota, Mckertuan Primary School in Bulawayo, National League for the Blind, Jairos Jiri Kadoma and the National Rehabilitation Centre in Ruwa. Addressing recipients, Potraz Director General Dr Gift Machengete said this donation had a personal motivation…

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Extreme Mulnutrition Stalks Low &Middle Income Countries

A four year-paper report published in The Lancet reveals that there is increasing undernutrition and obesity in low and middle income countries owing to rapid changes in countries’ food systems. According to the report, more than a third of such countries had overlapping forms of malnutrition (45 of 123 countries in the 1990s, and 48 of 126 countries in the 2010s), particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, south Asia, and east Asia and the Pacific. Undernutrition and obesity can lead to effects across generations as both maternal undernutrition and obesity are associated…

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