#BREAKING: Former UNICEF Zim Country Rep, Dr Salama Dies

FORMER United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Zimbabwe country representative, Dr Peter Salama has died. By Michael Gwarisa Dr Salama was 51 and leaves behind his wife and three children. He was also the Executive Director of WHO’s Division for Universal Health Coverage – Life Course. The World Health Organization announces with deep sadness the sudden death of Dr Peter Salama, Executive Director of WHO’s Division for Universal Health Coverage – Life Course. In his condolence message, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, Dr Tedros Adhanom said Dr Salama’s death was…

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BREAKING: 22 Monitored In Zim For Novel CoronaVirus

TWENTY-two persons coming from Wuhan, the hotspot of the novel CoronaVirus are being monitored by Zimbabwe’s Health Ministry for signs and symptoms of the rare respiratory tract infection, HealthTimes has learnt. By Kudakwashe Pembere In an interview on the sidelines of a combined interagency coordination committee on health and the national taskforce on epidemic prone diseases meeting on Friday Health Ministry director of epidemiology and disease control Dr Portia Manangazira said these people arrived at the Robert Mugabe International Airport yesterday. “We have begun the monitoring of these people. Our team…

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Plan International Launches New Zim Country Strategy

PLAN International has launched its 2019-2024 country strategy that will act as a  yardstick to track and monitor progress and shortcomings the organization could have made in the advancing girls, children and young people’s sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR). By Michael Gwarisa Speaking a the launch, United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator Ms. Maria Ribeiro said the country strategy would allow Plan International Zimbabwe and its partners to reflect on key achievements of the previous strategy. The challenge on child protection particularly that of the girl child in Zimbabwe is…

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