Red Cross Offers First Aid Training To Zim Members Of Parliament

THE Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCR), has just completed a week long basic first aid training for legislators in a bid to equip them with first aid skills requisite in resuscitating accident survivors in the event of an emergency. By Michael Gwarisa According to the Red Cross, they kicked off the training with Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport who will then cascade the skills  to the general public in their respective constituencies. Speaking during a basic first aid training for the motoring public for the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport…

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Zimbabwe Red Cross Holds NCDs Awareness Schools Competition

THE Zimbabwe Red Cross Society has successfully hosted the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Arts Festival with the aim of raising awareness and teaching children on the dangers of leading sedentary lifestyles and adopting dangerous habits that could lead to a high NCDs burden in the future. By Michael Gwarisa The competitions were in two phase with the provincial competitions having been held first followed by the national competitions for those who would have won the provincial competitions. There were five categories which saw pupils from various schools battling it out in…

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Make First Aid Training Compulsory In All Zim Schools Urges Red Cross

EVERY child should at least have some basic first aid training or background so as to reduce unnecessary loss of life or serious injuries from salvageable situations, a top Red Cross Society official has said. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking during the 2021 World First Aid Day (WFAD) commemorations that were held at Red Cross High School in Harare, the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) Secretary General, Mr Elias Hwenga said the Red Cross was committed to scaling up its first aid programmes to ensure every community across the country  is…

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