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Man stabbed over spit in beer

30 July 2014 | 1416 Views
A 20-YEAR-OLD Filabusi man had to be rushed to the hospital with his intestines protruding after he was stabbed by a drinking mate following an altercation at a local night club.Thulani Dube,...
by Pamela Shumba

Nigeria shuts down, quarantines Lagos Ebola hospital

28 July 2014 | 1759 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 | 4520 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 | 4918 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 | 2795 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 | 3766 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 | 3630 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 | 3697 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 | 3768 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 | 1050 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

Raw okra - Cure for diabetes

29 June 2014 | 3652 Views
My close friend, Toots, had problems with his blood sugar. He's diabetic. But one day he excitedly announced to us his recent find - okra could help normalise blood sugar levels dramatically. And he s...
by Silence Muchemwa

Boy hospitalised for 7 months after being stoned by School mates

27 June 2014 | 2070 Views
A 15-YEAR-OLD Tsholotsho Secondary Schoolboy is battling for life at the United Bulawayo Hospitals with severe head injuries sustained after he was stoned by his mates during a row.Doctors fea...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Backstreet abortions on the rise fivefold in Zimbabwe

21 June 2014 | 2853 Views
A recent study shows that between 60,000 and 80,000 unsafe abortions are performed in Zimbabwe every year. The number of young women seeking post-abortion care in government and private hospitals is ...
by Staff reporter

Police dogs maul 3 suspected copper thieves

21 June 2014 | 2278 Views
THREE suspected copper thieves, hospitalised after being allegedly mauled by police dogs as they tried to escape arrest, were yesterday remanded to their beds at a Bulawayo hospital.The fourth...
by Auxilia Katongomara

Morality should drive the Medical Profession

19 June 2014 | 2343 Views
The Sunday Mail's story on Joseph Michael Swango, an American serial killer Doctor, who preyed on his patients at Mnene Mission Hospital in Mberengwa, makes for sad reading, provoking emotions of ...
by Suitable Kajau

Cancer risk from bottled water

19 June 2014 | 2705 Views
Several companies are selling contaminated bottled water to unsuspecting Zimbabweans, with their product containing high levels of nitrites that are responsible for cancer, new research reveals. ...
by Innocent Ruwende

Man sues hospital for shortening his manhood

16 June 2014 | 5048 Views
An unlucky man who fractured his manhood during sex with his wife lost about an inch' off its length after what he says was a misdiagnosis by a nurse.The man is now suing the hospital for ...
by Staff reporter

Michael Schumacher out of coma

16 June 2014 | 4209 Views
Paris - Formula One great Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, his spokesperson said...
by AP

Hospital runs out of gloves

13 June 2014 | 1843 Views
GWERU Provincial is facing serious shortages of disposable latex medical gloves putting lives of patients at risk.Patients have to wait for hours if not days as nurses fail to attend to them ...
by Staff Reporter

Woman gives birth to quadruplets

11 June 2014 | 5779 Views
A-20-YEAR-OLD  woman from Mbare in Harare has given birth to quadruplets.Mrs Alice Mutasa delivered her bouncing girls through normal delivery at Harare Central Hospital two weeks ago...
by Dudzai Matewu and David Shumba

Bulawayo Hospitals shamed over expired drugs

05 June 2014 | 1356 Views
Management at three major Bulawayo hospitals have been shamed after a team of visiting legislators discovered millions of dollars worth of expired drugs in storage areas, along with unused equipment a...
by Tererai Karimakwenda

Mpilo Hospital staffers' negligence results in child death

30 May 2014 | 2748 Views
An act of negligence by Mpilo Central Hospital staffers has robbed a young family of the joy of parenthood, after their three week child died on Wednesday while receiving treatment at the referral hos...
by Lesley Moyo

Mother burns daughter's private parts for coming home late

27 May 2014 | 4973 Views
A Lusaka Mother, residing in Chawama area allegedly burnt her 14 year old daughter's private parts for coming home late.University Teaching Hospital-UTH acting Public Relations Officer, N...
by Staff reporter

Uproar over medical consultation fees hiking

26 May 2014 | 2544 Views
People's representatives Sunday said the increase in medical consultation fees by government were unjustified and should be reversed as the new fees were inaccessible, considering the prevailing hard ...
by Staff reporter

Zim woman stranded in Indian hospital after brain tumour operation

24 May 2014 | 3000 Views
A 47-year-old Zimbabwean woman is stranded at an Indian hospital where she is failing to settle her medical bills.A committee has now been set up to help raise the $40 000 required to bring b...
by Staff Reporter

97-year-old deportee still stuck in Plumtree Hospital

18 May 2014 | 1868 Views
NINETY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD Alfred Khumalo is still stuck at the Plumtree District Hospital 10 months after he was harshly deported from Botswana as the neighbouring country has refused to take him back....
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Zimbabwe woman detained in India hospital

12 May 2014 | 2855 Views
Mr Mcabango Maseko of 5220 Mkhosana suburb in Victoria Falls is appealing for assistance to clear his wife, Sifiso Maseko's hospital bill following a brain surgery that was done in India where she is ...
by Staff reporter

Injured armed robbers appear at hospital bedside court

08 May 2014 | 3479 Views
THREE armed robbers who had to flee for their lives when a senior ranger from the Parks and Wildlife Management Authority in Bulawayo disarmed them and thoroughly beat them, appeared in court swathed ...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe hit by shortage of midwives

07 May 2014 | 2252 Views
A shortage of midwives in the country is threatening Zimbabwe's chances of attaining the millennium development goals (MDGs) number 4 and 5.Alice Masiyiwa was rushed to Harare Central Hospital...
by Staff reporter

Man stabs wife seven times- leaves her intestines hanging

10 April 2014 | 4189 Views
A Bulawayo viciously stabbed his wife seven times and left her intestines hanging out.Vusumuzi Thusi (49) of 9008 Robert Sinyoka Village on the outskirts of Pumula suburb, left his wife Si...
by Staff reporter

Cimas hands over Optometry Training Unit to UZ

09 April 2014 | 2818 Views
Cimas Medical Aid Society today (Wednesday) handed over to the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences optometry equipment for Zimbabwe's first Optometry Training Unit, which was then offic...
by Mike Hamilton

Missing corpse foot, father threatens to unleash 'African Magic'

09 April 2014 | 2580 Views
OFFICIALS at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) and the police were yesterday playing a blame game over the missing human foot belonging to a Kombi accident victim. This was after the Nkomo f...
by Thandeka Moyo

Family demands corpse's foot from hospital

08 April 2014 | 2863 Views
A FAMILY from Kombo in Insiza is demanding the foot of its late son from authorities at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) after they found it missing when they went to collect his body for burial. ...
by Thandeka Moyo

Mugabe pushes for revival of Joshua Nkomo hospital

04 April 2014 | 3249 Views
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is keen on seeing Ekusileni Hospital in Bulawayo being operational after lying idle.Ekusileni Hospital was a brainchild of the late veteran nationalist and Vice-Preside...
by Staff reporter

Govt condemns hospitals' detention of patients

03 April 2014 | 1459 Views
Deputy Health minister Paul Chimedza has condemned the detention of patients at government hospitals for failure to pay debt.Some government hospitals have over the years detained patients...
by Staff Reporter

Hospital detains new mother over $580 medical bill

30 March 2014 | 1738 Views
A new mother was recently detained for six days at Chitungwiza General Hospital after failing to pay a $580 medical bill.The mother, Clara Muchezi, was only released on ...
by Ndamu Sandu

Hospital death, hubby accuses staff of negligence

28 March 2014 | 2623 Views
A BULAWAYO man told his wife's inquest that she died as a result of Mpilo Central Hospital staff's negligence. Samantha Sungirai reportedly bled to death after giving birth through a Caesarean sectio...
by Thandeka Moyo

Ingutsheni Hospital Officer dies in car crash

26 March 2014 | 5995 Views
The Principal Nursing Officer for Ingutsheni Hospital Mr Davison Ntini died tragically on Wednesday morning in a road accident.Rather scratchy reports from work mates indicate that Ntini ...
by Staff Reporter

24 pupils hospitalised after a poison scare

25 March 2014 | 2515 Views
ABOUT 24 pupils from St Joseph Primary School in Beitbridge were yesterday hospitalised after reportedly eating suspected jatropha seeds.Beitbridge district medical officer Lenas Samhere ...
by Staff reporter

Woman dies after injecting Vaseline into her breasts

20 March 2014 | 7608 Views
A 39-year-old mum has died in hospital in Argentina after injecting Vaseline into her breasts to make them bigger.Amateur athlete Sonia Perez Llanzon suffered a fatal blood clot in her lung a ...
by Staff reporter

MPs question detention of patients

19 March 2014 | 1803 Views
Legislators yesterday spoke against the detention of patients at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals who fail to pay their medical bills.Lawmakers in the Health and Child Welfare parliamentary po...
by Staff reporter

Ncube makes Parly appearance after injury

13 March 2014 | 3102 Views
Minister of State for Provincial Affairs responsible for Matabeleland South Abednicho Ncube made his first appearance in Parliament on Tuesday since October last year when he broke his leg at a Z...
by Matthews Estell

Parly committee to grill minister over state of hospitals

13 March 2014 | 1334 Views
Parliament plans to quiz Health and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa on the state of hospitals in the with a view to find ways of improving service delivery, an official said on Wednesday....
by Staff reporter

Private pharmacy for Mpilo Hospital

13 March 2014 | 1774 Views
Mpilo Central Hospital has invited bids from reputable service providers to operate a private pharmacy within the hospital premises amid reports the health institution's chemist is in dire need of dru...
by Bridgette Bugalo

Rain soaks patients at Gwanda hospital

07 March 2014 | 2621 Views
Female patients admitted at Gwanda hospital have to take cover each time it rains because of a leaking roof at the provincial referral centre.Bulawayo24 witnessed patients gathering water usin...
by Staff reporter

Woman dies while in labour

26 February 2014 | 2721 Views
A CHINHOYI family is demanding an inquest into the mysterious death of their relative during labour at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital last week.The family claims that their relative Getrude ...
by Staff reporter

Dead body detained over $2,000 unpaid bill

23 February 2014 | 2235 Views
PARIRENYATWA Hospital last week briefly detained the body of a person who died at the health facility after the relatives failed to raise about $2,000 that the hospital was demanding before it c...
by Staff reporter

Zim hospital demands livestock for maternity fees

23 February 2014 | 1948 Views
EXPECTANT mothers at St Paul's Hospital in Lupane are paying maternity fees with their livestock, a move which is in violation of Government's policy of free access to healthcare for pregnant and lac...
by Staff reporter

Woman lives with pair of scissors in her womb for 7 yrs

22 February 2014 | 4011 Views
A 34-year-old Gweru woman from Ascot Infill is set to sue Gweru Provincial Hospital after suffered excruciating abdominal pains for seven years since giving birth to her second child through caesare...
by Staff reporter

Senior official plays down corruption reported at Nursing school

20 February 2014 | 3372 Views
A Senior Tutor at the Gwanda Hospital Nursing school has played down the massive recruitment corruption activities reported from the institution.In response to ...
by Staff Reporter

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