20th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Population and Development Kicks Off In Victoria Falls

The 20th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Population and Development commenced today in the resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. By Michael Gwarisa Officiating at the event, Zimbabwe’s President Emerson Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe was making progress towards meeting commitments made at the ICPD 25 in Nairobi Kenya. It is notable that females have a higher life expectancy compared to their male counterparts, while life expectancy has risen to 65 years.  Zimbabwe’s national Maternal Mortality Ratio is on a decreasing trend, from 651 per 100 000 live…

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