The conference aims to renew global commitment to reduce the spread of the pandemic, which is seeing reversal of gains in some groups, particularly the youth.
The journalists - from both independent and public news outlets - each received a 50kg bag of rice sourced from China, 4 liters of cooking oil, 4 bars of bathing soap and washing powder.
Chinamasa said the country's economy was expected to grow by 2.7 percent next year despite current harsh conditions.
Zimbabwe’s staple maize crop of 742,000 tonnes is down 53% from 2014-15, according to data from the South African Development Community.
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