First Lady Applauds UNFPA Investment Towards Obstetric Fistula

FIRST Lady of Zimbabwe, Amai Auxilia Mnangagwa has commended the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for extending financial and technical support towards managing obstetric fistula around the country. By Michael Gwarisa In her statement in recognition of the day to end obstetric fistula, Amai Mnangagwa said the condition has a devastating effect on the dignity and life of most women. Obstetric fistula (OF) is a devastating injury which occurs  to women at child birth. It is an abnormal connection between the vagina, rectum and/or bladder which may develop after prolonged…

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First Lady Cracks Whip On Negligent Midwives/Doctors

FIRST lady, amai Axila Mnangagwa is engaging the ministry  of health and child care (M0HCC)  to enforce a standard which mandates government to penalise practitioners whose patients would have died under their care, a move which is set to nip negligence in the bud and reduce maternal deaths.   By Michael Gwarisa in Mahusekwa Addressing a belated World Breast Feeding Day commemorations event in Mahusekwa, the first lady said under the proposed system, midwives and medical doctors will be required to write a detailed report of the circumstances that would…

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