Parliamentary Committees Series 43-2020 -Public Hearings This Week on Young Persons Access to Reproductive Health Care

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 43/2020

[8th November 2020]

Public Hearings Monday 9th to Thursday 12th November:

Age of Consent to Accessing Reproductive Healthcare Services

By Young Persons in Zimbabwe

The National Assembly’s Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care and the Senate’s Thematic Committee on HIV and AIDS will hold joint public hearings on the petition by Advocacy Core Team on the age of consent to accessing reproductive healthcare services by young persons in Zimbabwe.  The public hearings will be from Monday 9th to Thursday 12th November 2020.  Committee members will split into three teams in order to ensure that public hearings are held in all provinces, as shown in the following tables:

Team 1

Matabeleland North and South, Bulawayo

 

Date

Place

Venue

Time

09 November

Hwange

Lwendulu Hall

1100hrs-1300hrs

10 November

Bubi

Tatazela Hall Inyathi

0900hrs-1100hrs

10 November

Nkayi

Agape Mission

1400hrs-1600hrs

11 November

Gwanda

Gwanda Hotel

0900hrs-1100hrs

11 November

Plumtree

Plumtree Community Hall

1430hrs-1630hrs

12 November

Bulawayo

Nkulumane Hall

0900hrs-1100hrs

12 November

Bulawayo

Pumula South Hall

1400hrs- 1600hrs

 

Team 2

Mashonaland East, Central and West, Harare

 

Date

Place

Venue

Time

09 November

Wedza

Wedza Sunshine Inn

1000hrs-1200hrs

09 November

Marondera

Mbuya Nehanda Hall

1430hrs-1630hrs

10 November

Bindura

Chipadze Hall

1000hrs-1200hrs

10 November

Mt Darwin

Mt Darwin Community Hall

1400hrs-1600hrs

11 November

Karoi

Chikangwe Community Hall

1000hrs-1200hrs

11 November

Chinhoyi

Cooksey Hall

1400hrs-1600hrs

12 November

Chitungwiza

Unit L Hall

1000hrs-1200hrs

12 November

Harare

City Sports Centre

1430hrs-1630hrs

 

Team 3

Midlands, Masvingo and Manicaland

 

Date

Place

Venue

Time

09 November

Gokwe

Gokwe Community Hall

1030hrs-1230hrs

10 November

Gweru

Mkoba Hall

0900hrs-1100hrs

10 November

Gweru

Gweru Main Theatre Hall

1400hrs-1600hrs

11/ November

Masvingo

Mucheke Hall

0900hrs-1100hrs

11/ November

Bikita

Better Schools Program

Nyika Hall

1400hrs-1600hrs

12 November

Mutare

Sakubva Beit Hall

0900hrs-1100hrs

12 November

Rusape

Vengere 602 Hall Makoni

1400hrs-1600hrs

 

 

ALL THOSE WHO WILL BE PUTTING ON MILITARY UNIFORMS, SIGNS OF RANKS, FLAGS OR BADGES AND POLITICAL PARTY REGALIA WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THE PUBLIC HEARING.

The public hearings will at all times comply with the Ministry of Health and Child Care COVID 19 Regulations as outlined in Statutory Instruments 99 and 110 regarding the observing of social distancing, sanitization, temperature screening and wearing of facial masks.

a)  Only 100 participants will be allowed at any one time,

b)  Where more than 100 participants want to attend, they will only be allowed in groups that comply with the requirements,

c)  All participants must be wearing facial masks,

d)  Appropriate social distancing will be observed.

ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE URGED TO OBSERVE THESE REQUIREMENTS WHICH WILL BE MONITORED BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND CHILD WELFARE TEAMS.

The public, interested groups and organizations are invited to attend these consultations.

Written submissions and correspondences are welcome and should be addressed to:

The Clerk of Parliament

Attention: Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development

P.O. Box CY 298

Causeway

Harare

Submissions can also be made by email through email addresses:

clerk@parlzim.gov.zw

Telephone: (04) 700181-8, 252936-49

 Further information can be obtained from  Public Relations Officer Ms Njovana  07796 74426.

 

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