RedSafe’ Provides Digital Vault And Information Service For Families Affected By Migration

Harare – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has launched a free, digital humanitarian platform for people affected by migration, armed conflict, and other situations of violence to safely store copies of passports, medical records and other important paperwork. Own Correspondent The application is being piloted by Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) and South African Red Cross Society (SARCS), with technical and financial support from ICRC. As part of the global Red Cross Movement, the ZRCS continues to offer the Restoration of Family Links programme which seeks to…

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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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Red Cross Partners ZITF In health and First Aid Services

Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) has once again partnered with the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) through provision of free health and first aid services with the organisation providing COVID 19 vaccinations at this year’s edition of the annual business showcase. Own Correspondant In support of the government accelerated and decentralised vaccination drive, the ZRCS has deployed a team of medical doctors and nurses who are providing COVID 19 vaccinations for free within the exhibition centre, bringing the much-needed services closer to the people who might have missed an opportunity…

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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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Cyclone Idai Survivors Contract Parasitic Diseases

[dropcap]CYCLONE[/dropcap] Idai survivors have contracted parasitic diseases, raising fears of gut and gastrointestinal infections in affected areas. By Kudakwashe Pembere This was revealed by Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo on Monday at an International Red Cross Community donation at National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm) offices. “And I have already got some information from the Provincial Medical Director that we are now getting children affected by parasites. So we need medication to cure the children from parasites. Get them out of their body systems,” he said. The Minister leaded…

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