Lions Clubs donate  PPE to health workers

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LIONS Clubs of District 412 has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline staff at Wilkins Infectious Diseases Hospital in Harare.

The donation is part of US$10 000 worth of Covid-19 PPE being donated by Lions Clubs International to health institutions in the country.

Lions spokesperson John Mwinjilo said the protection of frontline health staff should be treated as a priority. “This initiative is part of Lions Club International programmes that assist communities in emergency situations.”

Lions Multiple District 412A, which includes Lion Clubs in Botswana and Zimbabwe, has previously assisted communities in Zimbabwe such as victims of the Binga floods and the Cyclone Idai disaster. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organisation with more than 1,4 million members in more than 230 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided many disadvantaged youths including the blind and visually impaired throughout the world.

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