Zimbabwe has a young population. 44% of the total population (12 million) are under 15 years old.
In 2013 and 2014, Dr Zed Sibanda, a paediatrician, delivered a course of lectures to 120 medical students. There is also ongoing training to support postgraduate students.
In 2013, jointly with the Zimbabwe Epilepsy Society, a course about epilepsy was delivered to 100 doctors and150 nurses.
A separate workshop supporting the care of children with disability was held for 25 physiotherapists, speech and language therapists and technicians.
Dr Zed Sibanda has contributed to training of at least 10 of current consultant paediatricians and did stand alone courses attended by 25 of the paediatricians.