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Bulawayo 'blood hunter' stabs granny twice

27 April 2015 | 1251 Views
A BULAWAYO woman is battling for life at Mpilo Central Hospital after a 33-year-old neighbour broke into her shack in the dead of the night while she was asleep and stabbed her on the breast and throa...
by Staff Reporter

Bomb scare sends Mpilo board scurrying for cover

25 April 2015 | 4119 Views
There was drama as the Mpilo Central Hospital board was forced to abort a meeting on Wednesday after police said there was a bomb in the institution's boardroom.The meeting was called to ...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital drama - keys to vital offices stolen

22 April 2015 | 5884 Views
THIEVES allegedly stole crucial keys for Mpilo Hospital offices while the person in charge was buying food.Police said thieves broke into acting clinical director, Solwani Ngwenya's car and g...
by Staff Reporter

Three senior officials at Mpilo suspended

18 April 2015 | 2674 Views
THREE senior officials implicated in a tender scam that has reportedly resulted in Mpilo Central Hospital losing millions of dollars have been suspended, Chronicle reported.A fourth official ...
by Temba Dube

Health Minister locked in marathon meeting with Mpilo officials

10 April 2015 | 3172 Views
Minister of Health and Child Care David Parirenyatwa is locked in a marathon closed door meeting with Mpilo Central Hospital officials.Speculation is rife at the institution that several off...
by Thobekile Zhou

Dr Parirenyatwa cancels Mpilo briefing

04 April 2015 | 1351 Views
Health Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa yesterday cancelled a Press conference where he was scheduled to brief journalists about action his ministry is taking following corruption allegations against se...
by Temba Dube

One of the San Elders admitted in hospital seek financial support

27 March 2015 | 1514 Views
One of the elderly San people living in Tsholotsho Balisi Moyo believed to be over 80 years old is reportedly admitted at Tsholotsho District Hospital  after she suffered acute blood shortage...
by Stephen Jakes

Mpilo Hospital warned over debt collectors

19 March 2015 | 1298 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 | 1350 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

Mpilo Hospital boss sued for $1 million

07 March 2015 | 2494 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

Prison officer assaults wife with hammer after being denied sex

23 February 2015 | 4278 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

Man's stomach ripped wide open over R2

17 February 2015 | 2590 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 | 2338 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

Mpilo boss gets death threats over tender

17 February 2015 | 2389 Views
POLICE had to be called in after Mpilo Central Hospital's director of operations reported having received death threats from an executive of a company whose tender to build a $3 million cancer ward...
by Temba Dube

Woman 'rather save for decent burial than pay hospital fees'

01 February 2015 | 2405 Views
"I would rather sit at home and wait to die in pain from these chronic headaches as I cannot afford medical fees that Mpilo Central Hospital is demanding. I would rather save for a decent burial."...
by Robin Muchetu

Mpilo Hospital way out sign

07 January 2015 | 5577 Views
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by Concerned citizen

26 babies born on Christmas day in Bulawayo

27 December 2014 | 2051 Views
TWENTY-SIX babies were born on Christmas Day at Bulawayo's three largest hospitals. Mpilo Central Hospital successfully delivered 15 babies while United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) delivered eight...
by Charity Ruzvidzo

Mpilo hospital in hot soup over infant death

08 December 2014 | 4050 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

Mpilo Hospital touched by an angel fundraising event.

04 December 2014 | 3604 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 | 1751 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

Hospitals violating government policy

03 October 2014 | 2020 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

'Umuntu usuka eMashonaland ezothi umhlaba osemaNdebeleni ngowakhe' - WhatsApp update

23 September 2014 | 2742 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone number....
by Concerned Citizen

'What's happening at mpilo is a day light scam' - WhatsApp update

22 September 2014 | 2278 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone number....
by Concerned Resident

Stillborn baby goes missing from hospital

01 September 2014 | 2609 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 | 2811 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

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

26 August 2014 | 4623 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

Mpilo in 4-day power outage, turns away patients

23 August 2014 | 1597 Views
A FOUR-DAY power outage at Mpilo Central Hospital has seen the country's third largest health referral centre turning away patients, with staff only attending to emergencies.A Zesa sub-sta...
by Patrick Chitumba

Plus Two Pharmacy sells expired medicines

13 August 2014 | 2440 Views
A BULAWAYO pharmacy was yesterday caught in a storm after it sold expired medication to an unsuspecting patient raising fears that this illicit activity could be rife and putting lives of patients in...
by Sifundiso Ndlovu

Mpilo Hospital looking for $16m

11 August 2014 | 2377 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 | 2361 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

Mpilo Hospital in major breakthrough

15 July 2014 | 4733 Views
Bulawayo's largest health institution, Mpilo Hospital, on Wednesday will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three hospitals from India through which medical specialists from the Asian coun...
by Staff reporter

Patient breaks an arm in Mpilo suicide attempt

10 July 2014 | 3619 Views
A PATIENT at Mpilo Central Hospital yesterday evening tried to commit suicide by jumping from the third floor of a male ward, but only sustained a broken arm after landing on the roof of the first fl...
by Staff Reporter

Cancer equipment lies idle at Mpilo Central Hospital

02 July 2014 | 2184 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

Parirenyatwa undresses MDC-T's Dr Labode

14 June 2014 | 4029 Views
HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has castigated the chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Health and Child Care, Dr Ruth Labode, for blowing the issue of expired drugs at t...
by Patrick Chitumba

Expired drugs discovered at Ingutsheni, Mpilo, UBH

05 June 2014 | 3911 Views
THREE major Bulawayo hospitals have lost drugs including antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and medical devices worth millions of dollars which expired while being kept in storerooms at the institutions. ...
by Staff Reporter

CRS drills borehole at Mpilo to support nutritional gardening

05 June 2014 | 2765 Views
CHRISTIAN Relief Services (CRS) has drilled a borehole at Mpilo Central Hospital's Opportunistic Infection clinic to support a nutritional garden targeted to serve patients with a variety of vegetab...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo Hospital staffers' negligence results in child death

30 May 2014 | 3481 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

There is no ebola virus at Mpilo

01 May 2014 | 2311 Views
Chimhedza, has allayed fears of a deadly ebola virus that was reported at Mpilo Hospital last Friday, saying though symptoms that raised the scare were similar to that of the deadly virus, it was in f...
by Staff Reporter

Deadly ebola scare at Mpilo Hospital

28 April 2014 | 4978 Views
Business came to a standstill on Saturday at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo as nurses and the public scurried for safety after a suspected case of the deadly ebola disease in the casualty department....
by Nkosana Sibanda

Private pharmacy for Mpilo Hospital

13 March 2014 | 2456 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

Boy (5) kills 3-year-old neighbour

12 March 2014 | 4145 Views
A five-year-old Bulawayo boy allegedly killed his three-year-old neighbour by striking him on the head with a piece of wire, splattering bits of his brain on the ground.Police spokesperson fo...
by Mafu Sithabile

Mpilo Hospital runs out of blood

14 February 2014 | 2047 Views
THE lives of patients requiring blood transfusion at Mpilo Central Hospital has been placed at great risk as the institution has no money to replenish its blood stocks that have dried up.Mpilo...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital unleashes debt collectors to collect maternity fees

06 February 2014 | 2429 Views
WOMEN who gave birth between 2009 and 2012 at Mpilo Central Hospital say the institution has unleashed debt collectors on them to attach their property after they failed to settle maternity fees....
by Staff reporter

Morning after pills give government a headache

27 January 2014 | 6917 Views
The increase in demand for morning after pills is giving government a headrace with officials claiming that it was promoting promiscuity among youths, the ...
by zimbabwefocus

Mpilo Hospital in serious financial crisis

17 November 2013 | 2583 Views
A serious financial crisis has forced Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo to extend its begging bowl to schoolchildren in the city, it has emerged.The hospital, whose standards have over the years dete...
by Staff reporter

Mpilo Hospital tells patients to buy own medicine

27 October 2013 | 2638 Views
MPILO Central Hospital has been hit by drug and equipment shortages that have forced the biggest infirmary in Matabeleland to make patients buy expensive drugs and equipment prescribed by doctors fr...
by Staff Reporter

Mpilo staffer steals from dead patient

18 October 2013 | 5551 Views
A worker at Mpilo Central Hospital has appeared in court facing charges of stealing clothes and other items belonging to a patient who died at the hospital.Michael Muvenge Makamure, age not gi...
by Mafu Sithabile

Zim to step up cancer treatment

12 October 2013 | 2732 Views
Government is looking at ways of boosting the management and treatment of cancers, particularly breast cancer, which contribute to more deaths than HIV, TB and malaria combined, Health and Child Care...
by Staff Reporter

'Mpilo doctors come to the hospital drunk,' says MDC-T MP

03 October 2013 | 4276 Views
BULAWAYO Central MP Dorcas Sibanda stunned MPs on Tuesday when she called for doctors at Mpilo Central Hospital to be tested for alcohol saying some of them went to work drunk.Contributi...
by Staff reporter

ABUZ donates to Mpilo Hospital

24 September 2013 | 2636 Views
ASSOCIATION of Business in Zimbabwe (ABUZ) has donated groceries to Mpilo Central Hospital and pledged to carry out maintenance services at the institution."The groceries and the maintenance p...
by Staff Reporter

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