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Zimbabwe nurses threaten another strike

23 March 2015 | 2644 Views
The Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA) is up in arms with the Health Services Board, accusing it of unfair distribution of the $1,5 million meant for the health sector.The nurses have given th...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital warned over debt collectors

19 March 2015 | 1164 Views
THE MDC-T Bulawayo provincial leadership has warned the Mpilo Hospital to desist from engaging debt collectors to reign on defaulting patients saying the move will be a violation of the people's right...
by Stephen Jakes

Mpilo Hospital to unleash more debt collectors

12 March 2015 | 1242 Views
CASH-STRAPPED Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo is yet again unleashing ruthless debt collectors to recover several millions of dollars owed by patients.The health institution is inviting...
by Thobekile Zhou

Chikurubi Prison Hospital stock expired drugs

12 March 2015 | 1278 Views
Chikurubi Prison Hospital is said to be stocked with mostly  paracetemol and cotrimoxazol in its pharmacy and available drugs have long expired. HIV positive prisoners are admitted t...
by Thobekile Zhou

Man drives 6cm roofing nail into own head

10 March 2015 | 3130 Views
A 32-year old known mental patient from Stanmore in Matabeleland South has been rushed to a Bulawayo hospital after he drove a 6cm long roofing nail into his head.Promise Dlamini (32) was ...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital boss sued for $1 million

07 March 2015 | 2362 Views
BULAWAYO businessman Ashton Mpofu has filed a $1 million lawsuit against Mpilo Central Hospital's director of operations, Duduza Regina Moyo, accusing her of lying that he sent her death threats f...
by Staff Reporter

'SA company to re-equip and run Ekusileni Medical Centre'

27 February 2015 | 1835 Views
EKUSILENI Medical Centre is scheduled to reopen in about four months following the engagement of a South African company to re-equip and run the health institution.Public Service, Labour and S...
by Pamela Shumba

SA hospital refuses to help pregnant Zimbabwean

25 February 2015 | 5448 Views
JOHANNESBURG - A Zimbabwean woman who needed urgent medical attention has told Eyewitness News how staff at the Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg refused to help her saying she's a foreigner and did...
by EWN

Neil Tovey in ICU after 3 heart attacks

24 February 2015 | 3746 Views
Cape Town - Former Bafana Bafana defender and captain of the 1996 AFCON winning national team, Neil Tovey, has been hospitalised after suffering three heart attacks on Tuesday morning.Kick...
by Sports reporter

Hospital 'cremates' baby without parent's consent

24 February 2015 | 2508 Views
A TEENAGE mum who gave birth to twins at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo is tormented by the death of one of the babies in which she suspects there has been foul play.Cowdray Park resident,...
by Loveness Bepete /Thubelihle Mabhena

Prison officer assaults wife with hammer after being denied sex

23 February 2015 | 4194 Views
A libidinous Bulawayo prison officer allegedly attacked his wife with a hammer for denying him sex, hours after she had been discharged from hospital.The woman had been hospitalised after the ...
by Matthews Estell

Hospital officials fingured in $700 000 fraud

21 February 2015 | 2063 Views
The Ministry of Health and Child Care says heads will roll at Mnene Mission Hospital after officials were fingered in the abuse of a US$700 000 government fund.Health Minister Dr David Pariren...
by Staff Reporter

Man's stomach ripped wide open over R2

17 February 2015 | 2525 Views
A 31-YEAR-OLD man from Makokoba, Bulawayo, is battling for his life in intensive care at Mpilo Central Hospital after his stomach was ripped wide open at a shebeen on Sunday.Msilisi Magutshwa ...
by Staff Reporter

Woman blames doctors over grandson's death

17 February 2015 | 2291 Views
A BULAWAYO woman yesterday told an inquest that negligent doctors at Mpilo Central Hospital caused the death of her three-weeks old grandson.Speaking during the ongoing inquest on the death ...
by Thandeka Moyo

Bulawayo man marks 25 years in Hospital

16 February 2015 | 5694 Views
WHILE many people would struggle to cope with life in the event of suffering physical disability, it is a different story for former Highlanders Rugby Club player Lameck Kasuka, who is wheelchair boun...
by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo hospitals run out of drugs, oxygen

07 February 2015 | 1816 Views
Equipment breakdowns and lack of essential drugs at Mpilo and United Bulawayo Hospitals is threatening the health of the people in the region.Gone are the days when patients from all walks of ...
by Staff reporter

Man survives leopard attack

07 February 2015 | 2366 Views
A TWENTY-FOUR-year-old Bulilima man escaped with severe injuries after a leopard attacked him while he was searching for donkeys in a bushy area.Gift Moyo of Male Village in Dombodema area sai...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Govt to investigate rampant ill treatment of patients at hospitals

05 February 2015 | 1860 Views
The Ministry of Health and Child Care has set up a six member taskforce to investigate rampant ill treatment of patients at local hospitals.This follows ZBC's exposure of poor service delivery...
by Staff Reporter

Former Zambian president Kaunda in hospital

04 February 2015 | 3773 Views
Zambia's founding president, Kenneth Kaunda, has been hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment, his family said on Wednesday.Mr Kaunda, 90, was admitted to Lusaka Trust Hospital on Tuesday....
by AFP

Two people die after being denied treatment at Parirenyatwa Hospital

03 February 2015 | 5000 Views
Two people died after they were denied treatment at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare on Sunday.The two's health deteriorated while attending a church service at the Prophetic Healing and Deliv...
by Staff Reporter

Prophet Magaya's followers denied treatment, die at Parirenyatwa Hospital

03 February 2015 | 4208 Views
Two people died after they were denied treatment at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare on Sunday.The two's health deteriorated while attending a church service at the Prophetic Healing and Delive...
by Staff reporter

Hospital dumps waste in suburb

29 January 2015 | 1858 Views
RESIDENTS of Douglasdale in Bulawayo are up in arms against Throrngrove Referral Hospital, which they accuse of dumping health cards and used medical equipment in the suburb, posing a health hazard....
by Staff reporter

Woman 'left to rot alive'

27 January 2015 | 3822 Views
A 51-year-old woman from Evaton, south of Johannesburg, who apparently went to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto with a sore knee was reportedly left to rot alive.Nobuhle Novuka spent ...
by Staff reporter

Poisoned amahewu leave 23 youths in hospital

24 January 2015 | 3407 Views
TWENTY-THREE youths from Vulilndlela area in Bulilima area fell ill after drinking a traditional beverage amahewu in a suspected case of food poisoning. Ten of the affected were treated at a l...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Prophet 'steals baby from woman's womb'

10 January 2015 | 4432 Views
23-year-old Lydia Masetele from zone 7 in Sebokeng, Gauteng, SA, says that her baby was solen from her womb by a woman claiming to be a prophet.She said she had had a stressful pregnancy ...
by Staff reporter

Sipho Makhabane regain conscious after being in a coma for a week

07 January 2015 | 4780 Views
GOSPEL star Sipho Makhabane is now out of danger and has regained consciousness after being in a coma for a week.Swazi Observer reports that the musician also spoke for the first time on Satu...
by Staff reporter

Anthrax outbreak leaves 10 in Hospital

07 January 2015 | 3857 Views
At least 10 people were hospitalized while nine cattle died from anthrax in Chipinge District, Department of Veterinary Services director in the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigati...
by Staff reporter

Bulawayo socialite discharged from hospital

06 January 2015 | 2285 Views
BULAWAYO comedian and socialite Babongile Sikhonjwa was yesterday discharged from Mpilo Central Hospital after spending two weeks in the Intensive Care Unit following a horrific car crash at the Ngubo...
by Bongani Ndlovu

'Esigodini hospital does not meet demands'

24 December 2014 | 2381 Views
Adequate health care service delivery is still a dream for Umzingwane constituents amid revelations that the district's hospital is an old farm house which is not equipped enough to serve the people, ...
by Makhosi Sibanda

Mpilo hospital in hot soup over infant death

08 December 2014 | 3993 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital has been dragged to court over the death of an infant who was roasted to death by an incubator while the mother watched helplessly.The inquest involves Nobuhle Nkomo fro...
by Court Reporter

United Bulawayo Hospitals urgently need an elevator

08 December 2014 | 1830 Views
Nurses at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) are having a torrid time carrying patients up and down the stairs after an elevator broke down.A nurse at the hospital, who spoke on condition of...
by Staff reporter

Didymus Mutasa hospitalised in SA

07 December 2014 | 4679 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe revealed Saturday that under fire Zanu-PF Secretary for administration, Didymus Mutasa, is hospitalised in South Africa while his wife needs to travel to India for urgent medic...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital touched by an angel fundraising event.

04 December 2014 | 3477 Views
If for circumstances beyond your control, you are unable to attend the Dinner and Dance Fund-Raising function by medical charity Vana veZimbabwe on Friday -5/12/2014, but are passionate about the ...
by Thulani Nkala

Fundraising dinner for Harare and Mpilo hospitals

03 December 2014 | 1687 Views
Medical charity Vana VeZimbabwe will this Friday host a fundraising dinner and dance in London to contribute towards the purchase of medical equipment for hospitals in Zimbabwe.Leading Zim...
by Own Correspondent

Pregnant Zimbabwean women suffer at 'hellish' SA hospitals

24 November 2014 | 5556 Views
Priscah Ndlovu is a documented Zimbabwean asylum seeker who lives in central Johannesburg. In June she went to give birth at the nearby Hillbrow General Hospital. She says she will never forget the ho...
by Staff reporter

Starvation lurks in Matabeleland south, lives in danger

24 November 2014 | 2031 Views
GWANDA - SCORES OF children have succumbed to malnutrition in Gwanda South, Matabeleland South province as food stocks start running out from last year's harvests.This has seen most childr...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwean woman abandoned in a SA hospital, please help

21 November 2014 | 6421 Views
Eslina Mabhena has been in abandoned in a hospital in Pretoria since 2012. The South African Department of Social Work has appealed for help find anybody who knows her. They have been tol...
by Staff reporter

Botswana soldiers savage Zimbabwean border jumper, leave him for dead

14 November 2014 | 4547 Views
PLUMTREE - A ZIMBABWEAN border jumper was shot and wounded by Botswana soldiers who then dumped him bleeding profusely in a bushy area .Alters Ndebele, 23, of Tshankwa area in Bulilima, was ...
by Staff Reporter

Injured Mujuru ally out of hospital

14 November 2014 | 2202 Views
FORMER ZANU-PF Harare provincial youth chairperson and vice president Joice Mujuru ally Jimu Kunaka, who was allegedly abducted and assaulted by unknown assailants in Mbare on Wednesday, has been ...
by Staff Reporter

Army doctors deployed to public hospitals

07 November 2014 | 2363 Views
GOVERNMENT has deployed medical personnel from the uniformed forces to public hospitals after the strike by junior and senior doctors threatened to paralyse the health delivery system.Health ...
by Staff reporter

Trauma Centre still shut, owners allay fears

30 October 2014 | 2111 Views
THE Trauma Centre and Hospital Harare that was closed last month after its owner Dr Vivek Solanki, lost his bid in the courts to take control of the institution is still closed although the direct...
by Staff Reporter

Hospital closes due to acute shortage of drugs

26 October 2014 | 2876 Views
TSHELANYEMBA Hospital in Matobo District of Matabeleland South has been forced to close as a result of an acute shortage of drugs, a development that has affected thousands of villagers who were solel...
by Lungile Tshuma

Mental-ill child killer spared jail, sent to hospital

14 October 2014 | 1613 Views
BULAWAYO - A mad man who killed his neighbour's 12-year-old son by stabbing him several times all over his body, claiming he heard strange voices that were ordering him to commit the crime has bee...
by Court reporter

Gweru hospital scandal as nurses paddle drugs

10 October 2014 | 2708 Views
NURSES at Gweru Provincial Hospital are allegedly using their medical aid cards to source drugs from a local pharmacy before they sell them to patients admitted at the hospital.According t...
by Staff Reporter

Injured traffic cop dies in hospital

09 October 2014 | 4267 Views
A BULAWAYO traffic cop who was dragged on the tarmac for more than 100 metres by a speeding pirate taxi whose driver he wanted to arrest for loading passengers at an undesignated point on Tuesday, die...
by Staff reporter

Hospitals violating government policy

03 October 2014 | 1972 Views
Expectant members, children below five and people aged above 65 should be treated free of charge, a Cabinet minister said yesterday. Speaking in Bulawayo yesterday after inaugurating hospi...
by Staff Reporter

Dr Solanki loses Zim hospital

24 September 2014 | 2719 Views
The Supreme Court yesterday upheld its June judgement that Vivek Solanki has no ownership rights over Trauma Centre medical facility in Harare. The Supreme Court in June granted ownership ...
by Staff reporter

Ebola centre in Harare

23 September 2014 | 3815 Views
50 wards have been set aside at the Wilkins Hospital, Harare, in case Ebola is confirmed in the country.The Harare City Health Department took journalists from various media houses on a tour ...
by Staff Reporter

Hospital operates without toilets

22 September 2014 | 1459 Views
Tsholotsho District Hospital has for the past years been operating without toilets, Paul Chimedza, the Health and Child Care deputy minister, has been told. This came out during the deputy...
by Staff reporter

Man dies outside hospital after being turned away by guards

17 September 2014 | 3527 Views
A destitute was found dead outside Gweru Provincial Hospital after allegedly being turned away by security guards when he came seeking treatment.Taxi drivers who witnessed the tragic event sai...
by Staff Reporter

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