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  • Writing therapy

    Women’s group uses writing as therapy

    Harare, October 5 2015: The Zimbabwe Women Writers (ZWW) says it has established an initiative that merges writing and practical therapy to empower women and vulnerable populations to counter social ills such as gender-based violence, child marriage and sexual abuse.

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  • Dr Barr

    Meet the new CDC- Zim Country Director

    Harare, September 24, 2015: New Country Director at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Beth Tippett Barr, says she will continue to push for increased U.S. support to make the virtual elimination of HIV a reality in Zimbabwe.

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  • DCM Cscott with Minister Parirenyatwa

    U.S. commits $8 million to HIV/ AIDS research

    Harare, September 19th , 2015- PEPFAR is honored to support the Ministry of Health and Child Care in launching ZIMPHIA. PEPFAR has invested $3 million for implementation of the survey and an additional $5 million to strengthen the health and laboratory systems to support ZIMPHIA. In the coming year, PEPFAR will invest a total of $103 million in Zimbabwe to work toward epidemic control of HIV.

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  • Panel discussion

    "Development Aid, Philanthropy and the curse of inequality"

    Harare, September 15, 2015: USAID Mission Director Stephanie Funk participated in a panel discussion on the topic at a function organised by The Space. She highlights USAID's work in overcoming poverty and associated challenges .

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    U.S. funding boost for persons with mobility disability

    Harare, September 16, 2015: A United States government funded wheelchair project, the Comprehensive Mobility Support Project (CMSP), enabled Jairos Jiri Association to provide comprehensive and sustainable support for persons with mobility disability in six provinces in Zimbabwe over three years, a representative of the consortium said on Tuesday.

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  • 2014 Child Labor Report- Zimbabwe

    In 2014, Zimbabwe made a minimal advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The Government of Zimbabwe passed the Trafficking in Persons Act that criminalizes trafficking offenses related to child labor and child pornography. However, children in Zimbabwe continue to engage in child labor in agriculture and mining.

  • On Eid al-Adha

    Eid al-Adha is a special time when Muslims pause to appreciate the importance of sacrifice and devotion. It provides an opportunity for renewed spirituality, prayer, and reflection, and for families and friends to gather in celebration and thanks for the many blessings of God.

  • September 11 anniversary

    September 11 is a date seared into the minds of all of us at the U.S. Department of State and of citizens across America. Together, we honor the memory of the men, women, and children murdered in 2001.

  • U.S. fosters more business and trade with Zimbabwe

    Washington, D.C., August 18, 2015- Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs in the U.S. States Department, told journalists during a live web conference that the United States government will continue relationships that support and encourage business and trade relations with Zimbabwe.


  • Check your DV Lottery status

    • Did you apply for the Diversity Visa Lottery? DV-2015 Entrants (those who entered the DV lottery between October 1, 2013 and November 2, 2013) have until September 30, 2015 to check the status of their entry through this link.    »

  • Disappearance of Zimbabwean Civil Society Activist Itai Dzamara
    Statement on the forced disappearance of Itai Dzamara

    Harare, August 12, 2015: Last Sunday, August 9, marked five months since the disappearance of Zimbabwean civil society activist and leader of Occupy Africa Unity Square, Itai Dzamara. The United States remains deeply concerned about Mr. Dzamara’s whereabouts and wellbeing, and we are equally concerned by the apparent lack of progress by authorities in their investigation.  

  • Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

    Washington: The fundamental struggle for dignity has been a driving force in human history worldwide, and what drives us toward it is a set of universal values and aspirations.   »

  • HIV Treatment and Infection Prevention and Control Practices in Health Care Facilities

    Harare, June 3, 2015- The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) will launch a National Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Policy, Strategic and M&E Plans aimed at strengthening infection control practices in health care facilities nationwide. The IPC plans set standards for IPC practice in health facilities to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB), among patients and staff whilst the M&E plan outlines how results will be monitored over time, and how performance will be evaluated . 

  • Celebrating 75 years of exchange programs

    Starting April 15, the United States Embassy features some of the alumni that have participated in the various exchange programs between the United States and Zimbabwe.these programs. 

  • 2015 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

    Deadline June 27th 2014: The American Embassy is pleased to announce the 2015 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. This one-year, full-scholarship program is offered to mid-career professionals working at policy-level who have a record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the initiative to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at a leading American university.  

  • 2015 Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program

    The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program. This program will award scholarships to Zimbabwean university faculty for advanced degree in the United States. The Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program is the largest Fulbright program with Africa and is designed primarily to strengthen African universities through higher degree training.    »

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