Rights advocate Graça Machel pledges support for Zimbabwean children at risk
6 December 2010 – A chance to laugh and dance, to talk, share, learn from the experiences of others – this was the opportunity a group of Zimbabwean children had recently when child rights advocate Graça Machel spent the morning with them in Harare.
Reviving health services could close gaps in Zimbabwe
18 October 2010 – Alongside her unemployed husband, Mutsa Mbore, 27, endured the excruciating pains of labour all night at their home in Mount Hampden, about 15 km west of Harare.
Zimbabwe’s Children claim their stake in the Constitution making process
23 September 2010 – A two day children’s national consultative outreach programme has given the children of Zimbabwe space to be heard and have their concerns and issues considered as the Inclusive Government of Zimbabwe continues with consultations.
Education Transition Fund sensitisation
4 August 2010 - For most people in Zimbabwe, the expression of joy and happiness are best done through music and drama. It was in this spirit that children in Bulawayo inundated the first sensitisation ceremony of the Education Transition Fund with drama.
Breastfeeding Week celebrations in Zimbabwe
4 August 2010 - Last week, Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating the breastfeeding week amid heightened calls for the rapid set up of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.
National Nutrition Survey
9 July 2010 – The government of Zimbabwe, the UN and the Food and Nutrition Council have launched new data on the nutritional status of Zimbabwe’s children, revealing that more than a third of Zimbabwe’s children under the age of 5 are stunted.
Massive immunisation campaign underway
2010 - Five million children in Zimbabwe below 15 years will, from Monday, be vaccinated against measles during the largest national Child Health Days in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe launches Measles vaccination and Child Health days
24 May 2010 – The Ministry’s of Health and Child Welfare of the inclusive Government of Zimbabwe, supported by Hellen Keller International, WHO and UNICEF today launched a nationwide Measles Vaccination Campaign and Child Health Days.
Education Transition Fund distribution launch
14 September 2010 – As Zimbabwe’s schools open for the third term, the Inclusive Government of Zimbabwe, the international donor community, the United Nations led by UNICEF have lived up to their promise to supply textbooks to over 5,575 schools.