#JUSTIN: Gov Opens Inter City Travel, VID, Registrar and Passport Office

CABINET has announced the resumption of inter city travel among other transport related services in a bid to cope with the reopening of schools. By Michael Gwarisa Briefing journalists during a post cabinet media briefing, Information minister, minister Monica Mutsvagwa invited transporters wishing to operate to register with government ahead the reopening of schools. In view of the re-opening of schools for examination classes, the tourism and hospitality industry, and aviation sectors and the need to afford the working class time to attend gymnasia, Cabinet approved the extension of business…

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USAID Trains Over 8000 Health Workers To Manage COVID-19 In Zimbabwe

THE United States Agency for International Development  (USAID) has trained more than 8,200 healthcare workers and experts to provide technical support at health facilities in Zimbabwe during the COVID-19 pandemic. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking during a virtual roundtable meeting with journalists, newly appointed USAID mission director in Zimbabwe, Mr Art Brown said the United States government was committed to improving lives of ordinary Zimbabweans through  poverty alleviation, eliminating hunger and improving health standards. One of the major priorities that we have that I have stumbled into is the COVID-19 Pandemic that…

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Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report shows COVID-19 has stalled 20 years of progress, calls for a global response to end the pandemic

THE Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its fourth annual  Goalkeepers Report, featuring new data showing how the ripple effects of COVID-19 have stopped 20 years of progress toward the  United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). HealthTimes Reporter The report shows how economic damage has reinforced inequities in Africa and derailed achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals; spotlights countries innovating to meet challenges. The report provides the most contemporary global data set for how the pandemic is affecting progress toward the Global Goals, showing that, by nearly…

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Civil Society, NAC Meet Senators To Discuss Age Restrictions To SRHR Access

A consortium of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) together with the National AIDS Council (NAC yesterday met senators to deliberate on issues hindering young people from accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services. By Michael Gwarisa The consortium dubbed the Access Task-force consists of various civil society organizations which include Advocacy Core Team, Right Here Right Now (RHRN), The PITCH Consortium, SHR Africa Trust (SAT), Youth Advocate Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Young Positives, Youth Engage, My Age and other youth affiliated organizations that have come on board to sign the petition…

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