English En Français BY ALLAFRICA Countries Topics Development BizTech Entertainment Sport Africa/World Governance Multimedia Search My Account NEWS SOURCES Innovation MEDIA KIT Sustainability 14 OCTOBER 2017 ke 21 Zimbabwe: Govt, Zimplats Launch Albinism Campaign eet Tagged: Southern Africa • Zimbabwe Tweet × Close Ad Share Google+ Comment Email More By Audrey Rundofa RELATED TOPICS Government and platinum mining giant Zimplats on Wednesday launched a campaign to demystify albinism. Dubbed "Friends Photo: Amnesty with Albinism (file photo). Campaign", the undertaking is meant to raise awareness and protect people with albinism against discrimination and abuse in society. Launching the campaign, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Patrick Zhuwao said the project sought to facilitate the provision of sun-protection creams, hats and sunglasses to albinos. "This is an appropriate and valuable forum for the Government of Zimbabwe, the disability movement and private partners like Zimplats to interrelate and support the shared needs and rights of persons with albinism," he said. ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER ADVERTISEMENT Southern Africa » Zimbabwe: Mugabe's Food Security Doctorate 'Is a Thoroughly Ill' Namibia: Govt Scraps Visas for Africans MORE FROM: THE HERALD » Malawi: 'Social Media, Economic Stress At Root of 'Vampire' Attacks Psychologist Zimbabwe: Self-Proclaimed Mnangagwa Ally Mutodi Disowns Facebook Page South Africa: Finance Minister Okays Cape Town's Deviation From Municipal Act Zimbabwe » Zimbabwe: Racist Land Policies Fatal for Economy, Warn Analysts Zimbabwe: See You in Court, Politician Mliswa Tells Traditional Chiefs Zimbabwe: Self-Proclaimed Mnangagwa Ally Mutodi Disowns Facebook Page Zimbabwe: I'll Trim Cabinet if Elected, Vows Presidential Aspirant Moyo Zimbabwe: Telecoms Giant Grows Revenue, Profits Zimbabwe: Uhuru Energy Secures U.S.$51 Million for Solar Project Zimbabwe: Farmers Start Wheat Deliveries to Grain Marketing Board Zimbabwe: Govt Bemoans Central Vehicle Registry's Outdated Equipment RELATED Southern Africa Zimbabwe INFOCUS: ZIMBABWE »

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