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26 May 2015
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Harare, 26 May 2015 - Today, the Ambassador of Sweden to Zimbabwe His Excellency Mr. Lars Ronnas signed an amended contribution agreement for the Integrated Support Programme on Sexual and... Read more
5 May 2015
In the News
45 year old Petrinah Thistle shares her memories of being a midwife
“I am a proud mother of three and I am also proud to be a midwife. Midwifery is so important to me personally because I have had serious complications during my pregnancies. I had preeclampsia and... Read more
19 March 2015
In the News
HARARE, Zimbabwe – As maternal mortality remains the most lagging Millennium Development Goal and a new set of development goals is being written this year, one focus will undoubtedly stay fixed on... Read more
29 December 2014
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CHIPINGE DISTRICT, Zimbabwe – It started out like any other delivery. When 24 -year-old Elizabeth Moyana went into labour in her village, Mabeya, near Zimbabwe’s border with Mozambique, she wanted... Read more
27 November 2014
In the News
As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, let us mobilize for the 16 days of activism from now until Human Rights Day on 10 December. Join the global... Read more
10 November 2014
In the News
HARARE/NEW YORK – “When I was working, I would not give my wife any money. I would keep what I made in my own pocket,” said John Kaponda in Epworth, Zimbabwe. “I would come home drunk, kick all the... Read more
9 October 2014
In the News
HARARE, Zimbabwe – Fourteen-year-old Shamiso Nyamutamba has endured more than her share of tragedy. When she was three, her mother died. Two years later, her father also passed away. She went to... Read more
24 July 2014
In the News
Today’s 1.8 billion young people are a powerful force, individually and collectively. They are shaping social and economic realities, challenging norms and values and building the foundation of the... Read more
4 June 2014
In the News
United Nations Acting Resident Coordinator and UNICEF Representative, Reza Hosaini has called for more concerted efforts among all stakeholders in addressing maternal and child mortality in African... Read more
4 June 2014
Dispatch
Midwives do not only deliver babies; they provide a host of sexual, reproductive, maternal and newborn health services. Yet this essential care is often unavailable in poor, remote or marginalized... Read more

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