EMS Guru Turner Dies

EMERGENCY medical services (EMS) veteran Mr Graige Turner has died. By Kudakwashe Pembere He was 62. Mr Turner passed away on Sunday after a long illness. Mr Turner was the Head of Department at Premier Service Medical Investments’ Emergency Medical Rescue Ambulance Service (EMRAS) for the past nine years. He was once an army captain. Mr Turner also worked with companies like MARS before joining EMRAS. EMRAS Clinical Base Harare Manager Mr Lovemore Mujere reminisced how he was groomed by Mr Turner. “Working alongside this man my father was a…

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CIMAS gets AHA accreditation

By Staff Reporter CIMAS Emergency Air Rescue Service (CEARS) training academy has been accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) to offer its internationally recognised basic life support training and certificates. CEARS offers a Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course for healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses and non medical hospital staff, a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course that anyone can take advantage of and First Aid courses. CPR is a lifesaving technique that is useful in many emergencies, including a heart attack or near drowning, in which someone’s breathing or…

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Curtain Comes Down On EMS Expo

By HealthTimes Reporter  THE inaugural Emergency Medical Services (EMS) extravaganza which kicked off yesterday has come to an end amid calls by exhibitors to have more public awareness and interactions during the  expo days. Speaking at the closing ceremony, ZimAfro Director  Shepherd Chakanza said they aim to grow the event in the coming year following the positive response they received from local exhibitors and players in the medical emergency services sector. “We intend to see this Expo growing year by year and we intend to invite participants from outside Zimbabwe…

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