Swift Officially Begins 75th Anniversary National Wheelchair Donations

Swift, the country’s leading logistics company, has officially launched the “Together In Motion” campaign – a Corporate Social Responsibility programme centred on its 75th anniversary. To mark the milestone, Swift will be giving away 75 wheelchairs across Zimbabwe. HealthTimes Reporter The campaign started on 12 August 2021 at Swift’s Harare depot and saw the Jairos Jiri Association receiving 10 wheelchairs. Over the next four months, the Together In Motion campaign will hand over a total of 75 wheelchairs across the country’s 10 provinces. Swift has partnered the Jairos Jiri Association,…

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Early Infant HIV Diagnosis Improves In Zimbabwe

EVEN though the country still has high rates of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV, there has been marked improvement in terms of advancing early HIV diagnosis in infants, a new report has said. By Michael Gwarisa Presenting findings from the Gender Assessment Of The National HIV Response Draft Report during a virtual meeting on Gender Assessment of the National HIV Response, Dinys Luciano         an International Consultant said even though some HIV indicators declined in 2020, infants diagnosis In 2020, 87% of pregnant women were on antiretroviral therapy and the…

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Realign Policies To End Child Marriages In Zim

EKENIA Chifamba, Director Shamwari yeMwanasikana a Non-Government Organization that provides support for and supports the empowerment and emancipation of the girl child in Zimbabwe has called on policy makers to bridge the gap between the constitution of Zimbabwe and  the criminal law and codification and reform act so as to protect the girl child. By Patricia Mashiri The constitution of Zimbabwe criminalizes marriage of a girl that is below the age of 18 whilst clashing with section 70 of the Criminal law and codification and reform act which says a…

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