Zimnat Launches SMEs LifeAID Group Life Cover

ZIMNAT Life Assurance has launched a new group life insurance cover for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to enable them to provide life insurance for their employees. HealthTimes Reporter The new product, which is called Zimnat SMEs LifeAID, comes at a time when life assurance has become particularly important given the continuing sharp rise in the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases and deaths. It is the latest in a series of new products launched by the Zimnat group over the past six months, as the financial services giant continues to…

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DeepEye Initiative: A new innovation to reduce child pneumonia deaths in Zimbabwe

Esau Mhandu and Ronald Tumuhairwe with their Social Venture Challenge awards at the Mastercard Foundation Baobab Summit in Kigali, Rwanda

PNEUMONIA can be deadly for children under the age of five, but it can be treated with the right diagnosis and medical intervention. However, the cost of such tests is beyond the reach of many families in Zimbabwe. Now, two students from Ashesi University have designed a low-cost solution that could lead to better diagnoses and save lives. By Pius Sawa Murefu The DeepEye Initiative was started by 24-year-old Esau Mhandu from Murewa, Zimbabwe and his Ugandan partner Ronald Tumuhairwe, also 24. The two recent graduates met while studying in…

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Parirenyatwa Hospital Running Out Of Beds To Admit COVID-19 Patients- Audit

THE prevailing COVID-19 pandemic has exerted pressure on the country’s biggest referral hospital’s admission capacity amidst indications that the institution is running out of beds to admit new patients, an audit report of the facility for the period July 1 to July 24 2020 has revealed By Michael Gwarisa The beds shortage also comes at a time  the country is battling a COVID-19 pandemic which has already claimed 104 lives and infected 4649 in Zimbabwe. The audit report which was conducted by Parirenyatwa Hospital’s Clinical Team which comprised of Doctors…

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