World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe
Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Zimbabwe intensifies polio surveillance

MoHCC continues to organize integrated awareness campaigns at community level as well as through regular engagements with the media

In the wake of wild-polio outbreak in Malawi and Mozambique, neighbouring countries have stepped up surveillance to detect cases while preparing for vaccination campaigns recommended by the World Health Organization. Recent reported cases in Mozambique in particular, have put Zimbabwe on very high alert due to high traffic volumes between…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Islamic Republic of Iran |

Iran’s envoy briefs Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian on ties with Zimbabwe

Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Amirabdollahian presented the necessary guidelines and solutions in the meeting regarding the promotion of cooperation and relations between the two countries

The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Zimbabwe, Abbas Navazani, in a meeting with Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amirabdollahian, presented a report on the expansion and deepening of political and economic relations with Zimbabwe. He also reported on holding the 9th Joint Economic Commission of the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Japan: Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Kishida by Mr. Kembo Mohadi, the Vice President of the Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front

The both sides exchanged views on international issues

On September 28, commencing at 2:40 p.m. for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. KISHIDA Fumio, Prime Minister of Japan, received a courtesy call from Hon. Kembo C. D. MOHADI, Vice President of the Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front, Former Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, who is visiting…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Improving livelihoods through control of animal diseases in Cyclone Idai affected areas in Zimbabwe

The supply of acaricides has helped to promote the practice of regular dipping amongst the affected communities

Many smallholder farmers and marginalized populations in Zimbabwe depend on cattle for their livelihoods. However, a significant number of cattle belonging to these farmers die due to diseases. Between 2014 and 2020, Zimbabwe lost about 15 328 cattle due to tick-borne diseases resulting in huge economic losses in cattle assets…

Source: Amnesty International |

Zimbabwe: Authorities must release opposition Members of Parliament (MPs) unjustly held for 100 days

Zimbabwean authorities have accused the MPs of encouraging their supporters to cause violence in Nyatsime, Chitungwiza, during Ali’s memorial

The continued arbitrary detention of opposition leader and Member of Parliament Job Sikhala and MP Godfrey Sithole is revealing of the politicized justice system in Zimbabwe, Amnesty International said today, 100 days since their incarceration. “The ongoing arbitrary detention of Sikhala and Sithole is unjust and abusive. It has caused…

Source: Amnesty International |

Zimbabwe: Authorities launch crackdown against students protesting high fees at University of Zimbabwe, five more students arrested Wednesday

Police arrested 14 students at the University of Zimbabwe on 12 September 2022 after they embarked on peaceful #FeesMustFall demonstrations

Authorities must drop sinister charges against University of Zimbabwe students who have been peacefully protesting high fees and affirm their right to freedom of assembly and expression, Amnesty International said today. Police arrested 14 students at the University of Zimbabwe on 12 September 2022 after they embarked on peaceful #FeesMustFall…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Honorable Zhemu Soda of the Republic of Zimbabwe to Attend Africa Oil Week 2022

Strongest presence of Ministers and Government officials – only at Africa Oil Week

Africa Oil Week (https://Africa-OilWeek.com/) is proud to announce Hon. Zhemu Soda of the Republic of Zimbabwe is set to attend Africa Oil Week. The Minister of Energy & Power Development for the Republic of Zimbabwe is attending the leading Oil and Gas event - held in heart of Cape Town.…

World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe
Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Zimbabwe moves to strengthen genomic surveillance

At the onset of the mission, the Ministry of Health and Child Care convened a stakeholders meeting

One of the valuable tools in the global, regional, and national response to the COVID-19 pandemic is genomic surveillance. Genomic sequencing is a process used by scientists and public health experts to track the spread of viruses, how the viruses are changing and how those changes may affect public health.…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

The Ministry of Health and Child Care strengthens health workers capacity to provide quality mental health services in Zimbabwe

MH is recognized as a priority in the most recent National Health Strategy for Zimbabwe (2021-2025), and the current Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) MH Strategic Plan

Over 792 million people in Africa live with a Mental Health (MH) conditions. Like many African countries, Zimbabwe has inadequate MH specialists to support the population. The Government of Zimbabwe recognizes MH as a serious public health and development concern. MH is recognized as a priority in the most recent…

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    • From left: AfDB Vice President Solomon Quaynor, AfDB Vice President Kevin Kariuki, AfDB Zimbabwe Country Manager Moono Mupotola, Ministro Mthuli Ncube, Ministro Soda Zhemu, Vice-Ministro Mike Madiro e Vice-Ministro Vangelis Haritatos
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Zimbabwe: Senior African Development Bank Officials Highlight Private Sector Development, Renewable Energy Opportunities

Discussions covered developing the private sector and ways Zimbabwe could best tap its renewable energy resources

Senior African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) officials recently undertook a three-day business mission to Zimbabwe. The bank’s vice president for power, energy, climate and green growth, Dr Kevin Kariuki, and its vice president for private sector, infrastructure and industrialization, Mr. Solomon Quaynor, both met with senior Zimbabwean government officials and business…