Ecobank Zimbabwe Intensifies Fight Against NCDs

PAN-AFRICAN Bank Ecobank has invested ZW$500 000 for the fight against non-communicable diseases in Zimbabwe. By Kudakwashe Pembere Speaking to HealthTimes on the sidelines of the Ecobank Day celebrations in Budiriro 5 on Saturday, the bank’s Head of Operations and Technology for the Sadc region Mr Frank Karara said as a Pan African financial services institution they were now focusing on health issues. Its our operations as a bank, particularly a Pan African Bank,operating across Africa. We are concerned about health. If we have a healthy nation, we have a…

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Health CSOs Keen On Tackling UHC Issues

ZIMBABWEAN civil society organisations tackling HIV/AIDS have shown interest in ensuring that the country achieves universal health coverage ahead of the September penciled United Nations High Level Meeting on UHC. By Kudakwashe Pembere in Kadoma A consultation workshop to come up with a Civil Society Organisations’ position on UHC was organized by the UNAIDS and Zimbabwe Aids Network. This commitment comes after an observation that health CSOs have not been as pro-active as they are when advocating for sexual reproductive health and HIV/AIDS. In separate interviews on the sidelines of…

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PSMAS Opens One Stop Shop Service Centre

ZIMBABWE’S leading Medical Aid  firm, Premier Service Medical Aid Company (PSMAS) has opened its state of the art service center at its headquarters which will improve convenience and service delivery to its clients. By Michael Gwarisa The service centre which is a one stop shop service facility, offers members a number of services ranging from card replacements, new applications processing, Health and Fitness services, payments among a host of others. Speaking during the Service Centre Media Tour, PSMAS Managing Director, Mr Tendai Kapamha said the service center was part of…

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