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Man steals hospital bed

27 May 2016 | 3240 Views
A daring man from Vundu Flats in Makokoba attempted to steal a bed at Mpilo Hospital.Ronic Ndlovu aged 32 told a magistrate that he thought the hospital no longer wanted the bed.He...
by Staff reporter

Chivhu General Hospital employee steals wheelchair

21 May 2016 | 2043 Views
A Chivhu General Hospital employee is under investigation for allegedly stealing a hospital wheel chair that was recovered from his house.Masvingo Mirror reported that Tafara Muchena who is em...
by Staff Reporter

Man in hospital after beating from ex-wife's lover

20 May 2016 | 2783 Views
A MAN from Cowdray Park suburb in Bulawayo allegedly assaulted his girlfriend's ex-husband after a confrontation.Paul Gatsi, 28, together with his two brothers allegedly bashed Busani Ncube, 2...
by Melody Baya

Teen girl found with needles in her body

18 May 2016 | 3027 Views
A TEENAGE girl (name withheld) from Nemamwa is awaiting surgery at Masvingo General Hospital following the discovery of 11 needles in her body, an official has confirmed. The needles are lodged in bot...
by Walter Mswazie

Govt working on linking all hospitals through ICT- Minister Mandiwanzira

16 May 2016 | 623 Views
Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Supa Mandiwanzira has said the government is working on themodalities to have all hospitals linked to each other throu...
by Stephen Jakes

Manama road rehabilitation to start

07 May 2016 | 2892 Views
THE Zimbabwe National Road Authority will in the next few weeks start rehabilitating Manama road from Bethel through Manama Mission Hospital to Tuli River, a stretch of about 20 kilometres.Thi...
by Richard Muponde

Mpilo Central Hospital exhibiting at ZITF ·

27 April 2016 | 2168 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital is one of the exhibiting companies at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair this year.The hospital through its Facebook post said it was exhibiting at the ZITF grounds H...
by Stephen Jakes

Patients owe Chiredzi Hospital $1,5m

26 April 2016 | 2339 Views
Chiredzi Hospital, the referral institution for the whole district is owed $1,5m by patients, a situation that has negatively affected the sourcing of drugs.Masvingo Mirror reported however, t...
by Staff Reporter

Home deliveries decline in Matabeleland South

25 April 2016 | 2356 Views
MATABELELAND South province has made huge strides in addressing challenges in the health sector by, among other ways, increasing the number of doctors and reducing home deliveries. Matabelelan...
by Whinsley Masara

Hospitals serving expired baby formula

23 April 2016 | 2560 Views
Some hospitals operating in hunger-stricken areas are administering expired feeding formulas to children suffering from acute malnutrition.Officials at Umzingwane District Hospital said the F1...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe to refurbish major hospitals

22 April 2016 | 2003 Views
Government has embarked on a rehabilitation of hospitals along highways to boost capacity to handle emergencies, particularly emanating from road traffic accidents. Health and Child Care Minister Dr D...
by Staff reporter

Minister condemn 50 year old Chiredzi ward - it is regime that is not fit for purpose

12 April 2016 | 2443 Views
Dr Parirenyatwa condemns Chiredzi General Maternity Ward as unfit for purpose.  "We agree that Chiredzi Hospital does not have a maternity ward. The maternity ward is one of the buil...
by Nomusa Garikai

Hospital for disabled children opens

27 March 2016 | 2089 Views
AN impromptu initiative in 2012 to rescue six dystrophic children of the Gwizo family from exclusionary and discriminatory setting that impeded their growth and chances of attaining full potential - h...
by Samuel Kadungure

St Anne's Hospital in Harare shuts down

22 March 2016 | 2685 Views
The Ministry of Health and Child Care has expressed concern over the closure of Harare's privately-owned St Anne's Hospital.The ministry is however optimistic that the owners of the building '...
by Staff Reporter

Chaka Rural Hospital to be electrified-MP

09 March 2016 | 507 Views
Funds for the electrification of Chaka Rural Hospital have been mobilised, Chirumanzu North constituency MP, Innocent Pedzisai Munanzvi has said.Masvingo Mirror reported that the electrification p...
by Staff Reporter

Hospital slammed for turning away raped girl

08 March 2016 | 1052 Views
Cape Town - “Negligent” and “unbelievable” are how NGOs Mosaic and Childline describe the treatment a four-year-old rape victim received from Paarl Hospital last weekThe girl’s mothe...
by Staff Reporter

MP bemoans state of affairs at Mpilo hospital

06 March 2016 | 1872 Views
A member of the house of assembly N Mguni has bemoaned the state of affairs at the Mpilo Central Hospital saying patients were bringing their own blankets and sourced their own medication which made t...
by Stephen Jakes

Plumtree Hospital upgraded

05 March 2016 | 1543 Views
Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Aldrin Musiiwa has said Plumtree Hospital was upgraded to its present status of the standard district hospital.The deputy Minister said under the Wo...
by Stephen Jakes

Teenage mum detained over maternal fees

03 March 2016 | 1461 Views
A FIRST time teenage mum endured a hellish four-day ordeal at Luveve clinic in Bulawayo after she was detained for failing to pay $80 in maternity fees.Takudzwa Bheja, 17, from Magwegwe North ...
by Auxilia Katongomara

ZANU PF regime has run down the health sector

20 February 2016 | 1290 Views
When the late Mwalimu Julius Nyerere the then president of Tanzania sent his congratulatory message to the newly elected Zimbabwe Prime Minister Robert Mugabe in 1980 he reminded him that he had inher...
by Ilos Nyoni

Father of two convinced he's pregnant after homosexual encounter

11 February 2016 | 4565 Views
A man became convinced that he was pregnant with a child after he had gay sex. It's been revealed that the 52-year-old was hospitalised by a psychiatrist after his insistence that he had ...
by Staff Reporter

St Annes Hospital faces closure

01 February 2016 | 3695 Views
Harare's privately-owned St Annes Hospital faces closure following termination of its lease agreement with the Catholic institute, Little Company of Mary (LCM), owners of the building where the he...
by Staff reporter

'An ambulance negotiates through these potholes with pregnant mothers' - WhatsApp update

30 January 2016 | 2186 Views
1/30/2016, 5:52 AM - ‪+263 7* *** ****‬: Can you believe this is a road to Bindura hospital, an ambulance negotiates through these pot holes with pregnant m...
by Concerned Citizen

Nurses protest over CEO's vehicle

26 January 2016 | 1761 Views
Harare Central Hospital security guards yesterday assaulted several nurses who were demonstrating against chief executive officer Mrs Peggy Zvavamwe's purchasing of her service vehicle, ahead of the h...
by Staff reporter

Harare hospital chief prioritises new vehicle over drugs

25 January 2016 | 1600 Views
Harare Central Hospital chief executive officer Mrs Peggy Zvavamwe is under investigation following her recent cash purchase of an executive vehicle worth over $88 000 at a time when the institution i...
by Paidamoyo Chipunza

Patient rapes woman in public hospital

23 January 2016 | 4013 Views
A woman was heard screaming for help after a patient grabbed and raped her much to the shock of other patients and hospital staff.They were horrified when they learned that a woman suffering f...
by Staff Reporter

Acute drugs shortage hits govt hospitals

22 January 2016 | 1415 Views
The acute drugs shortage in the country's government referral hospitals has revealed shocking statistics.The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care says nine in every 1...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe hospitals hit by massive drug shortages

18 January 2016 | 2087 Views
The country's health delivery system is under severe strain with major government hospitals facing a critical shortage of drugs.In Bulawayo, the situation is dire as Mpilo Central Hospital...
by Staff reporter

Fire guts down Steve Biko Hospital

11 January 2016 | 1513 Views
A FIRE at Steve Biko Academic Hospital on Saturday night might have been caused by a burning cigarette butt.This is according to Steve Mabona of the Gauteng Health Department.Daily Sun...
by Staff Reporter

Harare Hospital sets tight measures for credit patients

03 January 2016 | 972 Views
HARARE Central Hospital has resolved not to extend credit treatment to patients admitted at the medical institution who fail to produce national identity documents and proof of residency.The m...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo hospital wrong injection amputee dies

29 December 2015 | 3128 Views
A MATOBO man who had his arm amputated after he was given a wrong injection at Mpilo Central Hospital, has died.Austin Ndlovu, 63, of Bhazhe area died on December 23 at his rural home, a week ...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Are government hospitals putting patients' lives at risk?

23 December 2015 | 1148 Views
Although I had heard of cancer all my life, I had never taken the time to thoroughly research on this disease, until someone very close to me was recently diagnosed with colon cancer, and was prescrib...
by Tendai Ruben Mbofana

Cooking oil small house speaks - 'He infected me with STI'

18 December 2015 | 4764 Views
Emilia  Ratera (29) who scalded her lover with hot cooking oil on his genitals says she does not regret her actions.She said Austin Bhero aged 26 infected her with sexually transmitted di...
by Staff Reporter

Pregnant woman raped during examination at Hospital

09 December 2015 | 5758 Views
The Phuthaditjhaba Family‚ Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit have apprehended a suspect for allegedly raping a pregnant woman during her examination in a hospital.Sowetan newspaper r...
by Staff Reporter

Hospital stops ops over power cuts

27 November 2015 | 1166 Views
INCESSANT power cuts have forced Masvingo General Hospital to suspend surgical operations.Scores of patients with problems that need surgical operations have been turned away and their appoint...
by Walter Mswazie

Key participant in Mpilo Hospital probe of corruption dies mysteriously

01 November 2015 | 4497 Views
A key participant in the investigations of Mpilo Hospital probing the issues of corruption which reportedly hit the health institution, Dr Phinot Moyo has died mysteriously.Social media users ...
by Stephen Jakes

World Vision refurbishes Mpilo HIV lab

31 October 2015 | 1590 Views
World Vision Zimbabwe has handed over to Mpilo hospital an HIV laboratory that was refurbished at a cost of US$195 000.The laboratory will help facilitate the early diagnosis of HIV in inf...
by Staff reporter

Bulawayo hospital fights State takeover bid

20 October 2015 | 3463 Views
Ekusileni Medical Centre in Bulawayo is challenging a Cabinet resolution allowing the government to take over the specialist medical project on the basis that it had failed to open its doors to the pu...
by Paidamoyo Chipunza

Woman bites neighbours breast in a fist fight

18 October 2015 | 3514 Views
A woman from the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) compound is in trouble after she assaulted a neighbour with her finger nails and later bite her breasts while they were fighting over children....
by Stephen Jakes

Umzingwane to get a new hospital

11 October 2015 | 4291 Views
UMZINGWANE district will soon get a new hospital after the area's only health facility had gone for over 75 years without any upgrade due to space constraints.The Member of Parliament for Umzi...
by Staff reporter

Doctor who killed nurse remanded in custody

10 October 2015 | 5420 Views
A MPILO Central Hospital doctor who was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly pummelled a nurse with a log, causing her death days later, has appeared in court charged with murder. Alexa...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Ndanga District Hospital in disarray

10 October 2015 | 3177 Views
Zaka MP Paradza Chakona has said the Ndanga District Hospital is in disarray as some patients were losing their lives due to the lack of several equipment which might save lives.Speaking in pa...
by Stephen Jakes

Kwekwe patients complain of slow service

09 October 2015 | 2988 Views
Patients at Kwekwe General Hospital are complaining over what they described as very slow service at the referral centre.Patients who spoke to this reporter said that just getting their cards ...
by Tendai Ruben Mbofana

Ekusileni Hospital delays irks MP

08 October 2015 | 2555 Views
ZANU-PF Pelandaba-Mpopoma legislator Joseph Tshuma has expressed disappointment at the delayed opening of Ekusileni Hospital, a brainchild of the late veteran nationalist and Vice President Joshua Mqa...
by Nduduzo Tshuma

Diarrhoea outbreak hits Gwanda as water demo flops

07 October 2015 | 2486 Views
Gwanda's only two health centres, Phakama Poly Clinic and the Gwanda Provincial Hospital have been hit by a sudden increase in diarrhoea cases directly attributed to the water crisis hitting the town....
by Ndou Paul

Gwanda hospital gets equipment, beefs up medical staff

29 September 2015 | 3556 Views
Gwanda Provincial Hospital has acquired equipment and has beefed up its medical staff in what authorities at the institution say is part of government's efforts to boost the health delivery system....
by Staff Reporter

Harare Hospital situation horrible

14 September 2015 | 4055 Views
Harare Residents Trust has expressed concern that the Hospital in which expecting and delivered mothers are usually detained is a horrible place for one to be in."According to well informed of...
by Stephen Jakes

Most of the women detained by the Hospital are poor

13 September 2015 | 1037 Views
Harare Residents Trust has said most of the women who are being detained for failure to pay medical bills at a Harare Hospital are poor and drawn from Hopley, Epworth and surrounding areas."Mo...
by Stephen Jakes

'Violation of patient privacy at Mpilo hospital' - Staff posts photo on Facebook

04 September 2015 | 6554 Views
Editor,Please see below, I think it's worth informing the public about violations of patient privacy at Mpilo hospital.This is the email I sent to the hospital, along with picture evid...
by Concerned Citizen

Pickpocket run over by car

01 September 2015 | 2729 Views
A SUSPECTED thief has been in the Intensive Care Unit at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) since July, with no one claiming to know him.The man who is thought to be in his mid 20s allegedly ...
by Nqobile Tshili

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