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Children at the receiving end of abuse worldwide

By Byron Mutingwende Eight-year-old Tambudzai Mashereni (not real name) struggled to carry a 20-litre bucket of water that her stepmother put on her head. The borehole...

Breastfeeding beneficial to mothers and babies

By Patricia Mashiri Latest evidence provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) ¬†shows that breastfeeding is...

Swedish Embassy partners UNICEF in promoting sustainable development

By Byron Mutingwende   In pursuit of promoting economic development without depleting natural resources, the Swedish embassy in Harare has partnered the United...

Maternal, neonatal and child healthcare should be prioritised

By Byron Mutingwende   Jane Matanda (36) lives with her family at a farm compound in Beatrice, nearly 60km from Harare. With four children who are all at school,...

Open defecation, climate vagaries expose rural communities to health risks

By Byron Mutingwende   With a significant number of people in rural areas still practising open defecation and the climate vagaries ravaging Zimbabwe, a health time...