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Biennial report of the WHO Country Office in Zimbabwe 2014–2015 [pdf - 960.53 kB]
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  • Zimbabwe honors record breaking milestone blood donors Harare, 14 June 2017 : 152 milestone voluntary  blood donors were honored during the commemoration of World Blood Donor Day at a colorful function in Harare. Among these were 2 outstanding donors who have each donated a lifetime record of 250 units. This translates to 6 units per year over a period of 41 years if they started at 16, the age at which people can donate blood in Zimbabwe.
  • Zimbabweans urged to talk about depression Harare, 7 April 2017 - Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Health Day at Harare Central Hospital grounds in an event which also saw the official opening of the psychiatric OPD and renovated in-patient departments; as well as the launch of the Mental Health Discharge Guidelines. World Health Day was commemorated under the theme Depression; Let’s talk, which draws attention to the global burden of this common mental disor-der.
  • Global launch of WCO/Zimbabwe CCS Harare, 21 March 2017 - WHO/Zimbabwe  3rd generation Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS 2016-2020)  was relaunched via video feed across the 3 levels of the Organization. In Zimbabwe the team was led by WR Zimbabwe, Dr David Okello, and included the Permanent Secretary for Health and Child Care, Brigadier General Dr Gerald Gwinji; UN Resident Coordinator, Mr Bishow Parajuli; Ms Angelica Broman from SIDA, representing the partners; and the WCO Technical team. The Country Support Unit (CSU) AFRO team was led by the…
  • WHO Zimbabwe and Swedish Embassy strengthen relations 21 March 2017 - In a move that is meant to strengthen relations between WHO Zimbabwe and the Swedish Embassy, the new Swedish Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Her Excellence, Mrs Sophia Calltorp, and the Desk Officer for Health, Ms Angelica Broman paid a courtesy call to WHO Zimbabwe Country Office to discuss areas of cooperation through their aid agency SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency).
  • Launch of WCO/Zimbabwe CCS and the National Health Strategy Murewa, 25 January 2017 - WCO/Zimbabwe’s  3rd generation Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS 2016-2020)  was concurrently launched with the National Health Strategy (NHS 2016-2020)  at a huge event held at Murewa District Hospital.  The joint and colorful function,  was attended by many players in health – including senior Government officials, parliamentarians, civil society organizations and members of the local communities in Murewa District; as well as health development partners and donors.

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