Minister of Health and Child Welfare, Dr Madzorera giving vitamin A drops to a child.
26 May 2010 -- In response to a large measles outbreak, a nationwide vaccination campaign will immunize approximately 5 million children against the disease. The outbreak has resulted in more than 7000 cases and over 380 deaths. WHO is supporting the Ministry of Public Health and Child Welfare to conduct the campaign along with community and government leaders, UNICEF and other humanitarian health partners.
Harare Declaration on Preparedness and response to the Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic
Members of the humanitarian community commit to strengthening Zimbabwe's health system at all levels so it can better prepare for, and respond to, the public health and socioeconomic impacts of the Pandemic H1N1 2009 and all other health threats.