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Hospital dumps waste in suburb

29 January 2015 | 1093 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 | 3331 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 | 3080 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 | 4069 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 | 4160 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 | 3404 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 | 2040 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 | 2056 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 | 3803 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 | 1640 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 | 4465 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 | 3079 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 | 1432 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 | 5442 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 | 1919 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 | 6306 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 | 4326 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 | 2049 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 | 2248 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 | 1830 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 | 2755 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 | 1519 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 | 2409 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 | 4115 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 | 1837 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 | 2555 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 | 3682 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 | 1367 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 | 3425 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

Senior MDC founding official dies

11 September 2014 | 6123 Views
Founding Movement for Democratic Change Treasurer General Fletcher Dulini Ncube has died.Dulini Ncube died at Mater Dei hospital on Thursday afternoon after a long illness. At the time of...
by Staff Reporter

'90% Zimbabweans have no access to medical aid'

04 September 2014 | 1740 Views
MORE than 11 million Zimbabweans have no access to medical aid as only 10 percent of the population is covered, a development that has seen government working on introducing a National Health Insuranc...
by Leonard Ncube

Stillborn baby goes missing from hospital

01 September 2014 | 2463 Views
A STILLBORN baby reportedly went missing last Friday at Mpilo Hospital, a family has said. The family claimed that a thorough search was conducted but the corpse could not be located prompting them to...
by Danisa Masuku

Mothers sleep on the floor at Mpilo hospital

31 August 2014 | 2690 Views
Mothers at Bulawayo's Mpilo Hospital are sleeping on the floor in the Paediatric Unit where their sick children are receiving treatment.The hospital's Pediatric Unit, the only referral cen...
by Staff reporter

DNA testing at hospitals

28 August 2014 | 3354 Views
Government health institutions are going into partnership with the African Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology (AIBST) in the setting up of DNA testing centres.The public private pa...
by Staff Reporter

7-month-old baby stuck at Mpilo, parents unable to raise $500 for Op

26 August 2014 | 4337 Views
IT doesn't rain but pours for a Maphisa couple whose baby has spent 6-months at Mpilo hospital in Bulawayo due to Hydrocephalus.According to Wikipedia, hydrocephalus is a deadly medical ...
by Moyo Roy

US Ebola patient Kent Brantly discharged from hospital

21 August 2014 | 2962 Views
One of the US aid workers who recovered from an Ebola infection is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.Dr Kent Brantly, 33, thanked supporters for the...
by Staff Reporter

15 kids cheat death after consuming rate poison

20 August 2014 | 2976 Views
FIFTEEN children from eight families in Bulawayo's Tshabalala suburb cheated death on Sunday after consuming rat poison.The children mistook rat pellet poison for sweets and shared them....
by Lethokuhle Moyo

Hospital officials abusing funds

17 August 2014 | 1272 Views
Officials at provincial and district hospitals are abusing funds running into millions of dollars at the expense of improving the health delivery system, it has emerged.The corruption stor...
by Kudakwashe Ruwende

Sock found inside child's stomach

12 August 2014 | 3486 Views
25-year-old Lorraine Mpunzi from Boksburg, Ekurhuleni was heartbroken when she heard her three-month-old baby had died at creche on 7 July, 2014, but worse was yet to come.Baby Ashley was take...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital looking for $16m

11 August 2014 | 2056 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital seeks $16 million to refurbish the institution's infrastructure, plant and purchase of crucial medical equipment.Mpilo chief executive officer Dr Lawrence Mantiziba las...
by Farai Kuvirimirwa

Mpilo Hospital to offer full cancer treatment

03 August 2014 | 2186 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo is set to start offering full cancer treatment in the next two months as installation of equipment is currently underway at the institution's radiotherapy centre....
by Staff reporter

Nigeria shuts down, quarantines Lagos Ebola hospital

28 July 2014 | 3727 Views
Lagos - The Nigerian city of Lagos on Monday shut down and quarantined a hospital where a man died of Ebola in the first recorded case of the highly infectious disease in Africa's most populous countr...
by Staff Reporter

Woman forgets adult toy in v*gina - for 10 YEARS

27 July 2014 | 5371 Views
A Scottish woman nearly died from walking around with an 11cm long adult toy inside her for the last decade. The Daily Mail reports that a adult toy was found inside a 38 year-old woman who w...
by women24

Man goes to hospital for circumcision, wakes up with no penis

27 July 2014 | 5945 Views
An Alabama man has filed a lawsuit in which he claims he went for a circumcision and woke up to find his penis had been removed.Johnny Lee Banks Jnr claims he went in for a routine circumc...
by Staff reporter

Public smokers face $500 fine or 6 months jail term

27 July 2014 | 3869 Views
MINISTRY of Health and Child Care has called on the law enforcers to descend on public smoking offenders as the ministry intensifies its crackdown on citizens reluctant to comply with the Public Healt...
by Staff reporter

'We give patients expired drugs all the time,' says hospital boss

25 July 2014 | 4542 Views
A senior United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) nurse has said there is nothing amiss with administering expired drugs as the hospital often gave them to patients.This is despite the promulgation...
by Staff reporter

'Rogue' gynaecologist films patients

25 July 2014 | 4257 Views
BALTIMORE - A "rogue" gynaecologist's secret use of tiny cameras to record hundreds of videos and photographs of his patients' sex organs has led to a $190-million settlement with 8 000 women and girl...
by Sapa-AP

Joshua Nkomo hospital doctors to be evicted

14 July 2014 | 4417 Views
PARLIAMENT has called for the eviction of a team of doctors claiming ownership of the Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo saying they have failed to open the institution.Ekusileni, built of o...
by Staff reporter

Zim successful separates conjoined twins

09 July 2014 | 4741 Views
The state media reports that Zimbabwe has broken new ground in its medical history after a successful operation on siamese twins born in April, with a team of 50 having worked on the delicate eight-ho...
by Paidamoyo Chipunza/Susan Mabunze

Cancer equipment lies idle at Mpilo Central Hospital

02 July 2014 | 1921 Views
RADIOTHERAPY equipment worth millions of dollars supplied to Mpilo Central Hospital by the government early last year to cater for cancer patients in the southern parts of the country has been lying i...
by Patrick Chitumba

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