First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa has been appointed as the ambassador for child and maternal health by the Ministry of Health and Child Care. This follows the first lady’s efforts to promote access to health for women and children. Said Health Minister, David Parirenyatwa,
The First Lady came to us at an opportune time. She expressed a willingness to support the cervical cancer screening programme. Through her outreach services, our screening programme literary shot through the roof.
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Acknowledging her role, the first lady said,
I deliberately made a lot of noise hoping to get the attention of the Health Minister.
Auxilia Mnangagwa is the wife of the President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, and therefore the First Lady of Zimbabwe. She is the former house of assembly member of Chirumhanzu Zibagwe, a seat she gave up after she became the first lady. In July 2019, an... Read More About Auxilia Mnangagwa
David Parirenyatwa is a medical practitioner and the former Minister of Health and Child Welfare. He is a politician affiliated to the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) party. In September 2018 Parirenyatwa was arrested over allegations of criminal abuse of office and was... Read More About David Parirenyatwa