ZIMBABWE is to host the second edition of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Conference and Expo to be held from April 6 to 7 at the LongCheng Plaza in Harare.
In a statement, the organisers, ZimAfro said the, “ The 2nd Edition of ZIM-EMS Conference and Expo is a specialised event that is annually organised in partnership with Private Ambulance Services Association Zimbabwe (PASAZ), Zimbabwe Ambulance Professionals Association (ZAPA) and with the support of Government departments in bringing together all facets of the Emergency Medical Services community together as one at a platform that will profile and promote products and services of EMS to the health sector and the public.”
The conference and expo will present opportunities of networking and education through conference presentations by local and international EMS professional experts.
Last year delegates witnessed a live emergency response demonstration of vehicle extrication showcasing how ambulances and professionals work together in responding to Road Traffic accidents
Also noted from last year’s expo was conference presentations which discussed various issues on developing the local EMS industry as awarding industry and a few individuals’ lifetime Achievement Awards.
According to the organisers major highlights of this year will see first aid competitions, debates as additional to this year’s expo and key Presentations by our diaspora medical professionals who are going to share knowledge on international EMS standards from developed countries.
The event presents a foray of trading opportunities through exhibitions, product demonstration and education to attendants and also enhances skills and solutions through educational sessions.
“The event also gives attendees an opportunity to view latest technology in EMS as well as providing a networking platform and promoting health through free first aid basic tips training to the public,” said the organisers.
The event is set to attract players from the corporate world, government officials, medical practitioners, medical students and school children and the general public.