Written by Rumbidzai Mashavave The transition to a circular economy in the food system improves nutrition-related health outcomes. Globally nutrition imbalances are a cause for concern. Obesity has been largely dominant in middle-high income countries, while micronutrient deficiencies have been … Continue reading Nutrition Surveillance- Do we collect the RIGHT information for public health?
By Rumbidzai Mashavave In response to the dire situation in the government hospitals in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Save our Hospitals Initiative was born in Zimbabwe and thus far is made up of a co group of volunteers affiliated with the … Continue reading Zimbabwe Health system Diaries: Circular Economy-the answer
For us to ACT, we need to first of all THINK. This involves understanding the concept of circular economy, its applicability to local settings, in this case Zimbabwe Continue reading Sustainability gives a thumbs up to Circular Economy.
There is need to go beyond talking but to ACT – Action, Collaborate, Think Continue reading Time to ACT: Circular Food systems
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A friend just forwarded a post from the Ellen Macarthur Foundation. It contains a deep report on the challenges and strategy needed to build a food system fit for the 21st century and beyond. The report received input from 100+ organizations and actors along the food value chain. City authorities, NGO’s, CEO’s, academics and policymakers crafted the vision. You can find the page here. Some stunning and distinct messages in the detailed document, regarding problems of the current linear food system, are: Sourcing food grown regeneratively, and locally where appropriate; design and market healthier… Continue reading Cities and the Circular Economy for Food
by Rumbidzai Mashavave In April 2018, the nurses went on strike, 16,000 nurses got fired and then reinstated. In December 2018- 530 junior doctors went on strike, and now on a 14-day suspension In January 2019 Doctors strike ends and … Continue reading Zimbabwe Health System Diaries: Doctors, patients, The Government
by Rumbidzai Mashavave 2018 has not been the best year for Zimbabwe but it sure still looks beautiful As the year draws to an end, we celebrate the holidays, reflect (at some point) of 2018, a replica of 2008 in … Continue reading It’s the little things: 2018 in Zimbabwe
Knowledge is potential power, regardless of how it is gained Continue reading What do you see? Lemon or lemonade
Photo Credit: Unique Pictures Dressed by: Code “I am on a journey of self discovery- the journey that never has a start or an end but remains continous. Along the way there are victories, there are ditches, friends for a … Continue reading I am on a journey…