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Typhoid: 90pc of children in hotspots vaccinated

Talent Gore Herald Correspondent At least 90 percent of children between five and 16 years were vaccinated during the 2019 typhoid campaign in Harare’s high risk areas, including 74 percent of those aged between six months and four years.The campaign took place...

Storms: Pupils still learn in roofless classrooms

Takunda Maodza Manicaland Bureau ChiefPupils are learning in roofless classrooms at some schools in Manicaland which were damaged by heavy storms in November.The storms followed Cyclone Idai which hit the province in March. The damaged primary schools include Kwirire,...

ZRP Victim Friendly Unit vital in child protection

Correspondent, Our children, our future The Zimbabwe Republic Police (VFU) plays a pivotal role in the fight against gender-based violence, most importantly violence perpetrated against children. Below are some of the VFU officers’ responsibilities.It is the...

Parents panic over child vaccinations

Talent Gore Herald Correspondent Parents are in panic mode as they are being turned away by some Harare City Council clinics when they take their children for vaccination against child killer diseases.Hatfield Clinic has been mentioned many times by parents that have...

UNICEF rolls out 12k Science kits to primary schools

by Yeukai Karengezeka Herald CorrespondentThe Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has, in partnership with UNICEF, officially distributed 12 439 science kits to 5 441 disadvantaged primary schools around the country.This is also in sync with Government policy...

Creating a conducive environment for girl child

Tanaka Mahanya Features WriterPlan International last week held a girls’ symposium aimed at supporting vulnerable children, especially girls, to confidently assert their rights and influence policy-making at national, regional and international levels.Young girls from...