Zim earns praise for child protection programmes
13 countries are meeting to learn from the country’s case management model on issues affecting vulnerable children.
The case management model is an approach where government responds to individual cases affecting vulnerable children which are investigated case by case and a comprehensive report is compiled.
Officiating at the meeting, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Mr Ngoni Masoka said Zimbabwe is proud to be a regional torch bearer in children’s health issues.
“This is an opportunity for Zimbabwe to showcase its experience in child protection and management systems. The programme began in 2011 after adopting the model from South Africa and other countries are now copying as we extend our experiences to them,” said Mr Masoka.
He said the programme protects vulnerable children from life challenges, abuse, poverty and illnesses.
Mr Masoka said the successes were hinged on a