THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has announced the election of new seven member board of directors which is set to provide oversight of the organization’s operations for the next three years.
By Michael Gwarisa
In a statement, ZADHR Executive Director Dr Calvin Fambirai said the appointment was in line with the organization’s mandate and observation of good corporate governance.
“Following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on the 21st of December 2019 at ZiMA House, and a subsequent inception board meeting held on the 11th of January 2020 at the ZADHR offices, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) wishes to announce to the public and all stakeholders of the election of a new board to steer the work of the organization for the next three years,” said Dr Fambirai.
The new board comprises of the following; Dr Fortune Nyamande (Chairperson), Dr Fungisai Mazhandu (Vice-Chairperson, Dr Norman Matara (Secretary), Dr Mufudzi Mushaninga (Treasurer), Dr Tendai Tsuro, Dr Artmore Chakanyuka, Dr Ratidzo Mugumbate, Mr Jeremiah Bamu (legal advisor), Dr Nyamande takes over from Dr Brighton Chizhande who served the ZADHR board with distinction and previously served as the Spokesperson of ZADHR.
“It is our conviction as ZADHR that the new board will further entrench the values and pursue the mandate of the organization to ensure that the health and human rights of Zimbabweans are promoted, protected and defended. We have no doubt that the esteemed new board of these outstanding individuals will bring new ideas for the growth of the organisation during their tenure.
“As we welcome the new board and wish them the best as they work to continue serving the medical fraternity and the Zimbabwean citizens as a whole, we also take this opportunity thank Dr Chizhande and his team and wish them the best in their endeavours,” added Dr Fambirai.