FormationOctober 1, 1945; 76 years ago (1945-10-01)
ServicesMedical Aid
Key people
Mordecai Mahlangu (Chairman), Vulindlela Ndlovu (CEO)
Formerly called
Commercial and Industrial Medical Aid Society

Cimas is a medical aid society in Zimbabwe. It is one of the largest health insurance organisations in Zimbabwe. it was founded in 1945.


In 1939 the Salisbury Chambers of Commerce and Industry started discussing the need for some form of medical aid insurance for employees in the private sector. The municipalities of the two major towns of Salisbury (Harare) and Bulawayo had also introduced medical aid benefit funds. On 1 October 1945, after the Second World War, the Commercial and Industrial Medical Aid Society was launched.[1]

Services offered by Cimas

  • Optical Facility
  • Primary Care Clinics
  • Cimas Medical Laboratories
  • Harare Haemodialysis Centre
  • Cimas Emergency Air Rescue Services (Ambulance Services)
  • St. Clements Chemotherapy
  • Cimas Dental Unit


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  • Skype: CimasConnect
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  1. CIMAS - Our History, retrieved: 6 Jul 2018