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Redan donates ambulances worth R3.5 million to Govt

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  • Redan Coupon chief executive Mr Tafadzwa Chigumbu also announced that they have donated 1 000 litres fuel for each ambulance.

REDAN Private Limited had made a donation of three specialised surface ambulances worth R3,5 million to the Ministry of Health and Child Care, a development which feeds into the ministry’s quest to capacitate the ambulance services directorate.

The ambulances will serve the Gwanda, Masvingo, Marondera Provincial Hospitals.

Redan Coupon chief executive Mr Tafadzwa Chigumbu also announced that they have donated 1 000 litres fuel for each ambulance.

Health and Child Care Minister, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga said yesterday his ministry is in the process of restructuring and subsequently there is going to be a directorate of Ambulance services that will have two departments  surface and air ambulances.

He said the donation, “comes with my ministry’s vision to establish a Directorate of Ambulance Services to ensure that every part of the country has access to an  ambulance.”

“The ministry will achieve its vision by a fleet of at least 200 surfaces ambulances. Our desire is to achieve a prosperous and empowered upper middle-income society by 2030.

“As we appreciate this hallmark of corporate social responsibility exhibited by Redan Coupon, I am calling upon the international community, diasporans, development partners and the corporate world to contribute to this cause,” said VP Chiwenga. ■

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