Medical Solutions Donates Face Shields To Harare and Bulawayo City Councils

RECENTLY Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ) certified medical equipment manufacturer, Medical Solutions Zimbabwe has donated a total of 200 face shields towards the Zimbabwe COVID-19 battle. By Michael Gwarisa In an interview with HealthTimes soon after the handover event, Medical Solutions Director, Shepard Chakanza said the 200 face shields would be distributed evenly between the Harare and Bulawayo City councils health departments to advance the fight against the raging COVID-19 pandemic. We went to Wilkins  after we were told by the City of Harare to go and make a donation…

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Mandatory SAZ Certification For Hand Sanitisers, Face Masks And All PPE Looms

THE Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ) in collaboration with the government of Zimbabwe, are working on a new law that will make it compulsory for all producers of hand sanitisers, face masks, face shields and Protective Personal Clothing (PPE) to have their products certified before hitting the market. By Michael Gwarisa The move is set to improve products safety and trust among citizens amidst reports that some brands for examples Hand Sanitisers were endangering lives of users and in some cases highly flammable and damaging to the skin. In an…

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Local Firm Produces Reusable Face Shields For Use During COVID-19

LOCAL medical consumables manufacturing and distribution firm, Medical Solutions Zimbabwe has embarked on an extensive production of Face Shields and personal protective equipment devices that are used by medical personal for protection of the facial area from splashes, sprays, and spatter of body fluids. By Michael Gwarisa According to American epidemiologists and physicians, Face Shields are more effective protection against the COVID-19 compared to face masks.  Face shields are generally not used alone, but in conjunction with other protective equipment and are therefore classified as adjunctive personal protective equipment. In…

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