Temba Mliswa partners with Norton artists to fight drug abuse

Norton MP Temba Mliswa has partnered with artists in an effort to address rampant substance abuse among the youth in the country.

Mliswa will meet up with the Norton community at OK Katanga together with various artist to spreqd awareness on drug abuse.

In September, the government approved a multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral approach in order to arrest the situation under Operation Clean up Harare Ghetto.

The operation kicked off in Harare and will subsequently spread across the country and widen to Operation Clean Up Zimbabwe with a focus to curbing drug and substance abuse.

The approach, according to the Information minister Monica Mutsvangwa, includes intensification of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, rehabilitation, reduction of demand and elimination of supply and availability of illicit and over the counter substances and drugs on the market.