Patients share wards with corpses

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By Blessings Chidakwa Authorities at Chegutu District Hospital are under fire for allegedly neglecting the institution’s mortuary which has been dysfunctional for more than six months. Patients and their relatives allege that hospital staff were leaving dead bodies in the wards until their collection by funeral homes. Investigations also revealed that no proper attention is given to the bodies when one is certified dead by the doctors. Last Friday, the body of a road traffic accident victim was left lying in a pool of blood for hours after doctors had…

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Health time bomb ticks as developer shuts Egodini toilets

Health time bomb ticks as developer shuts Egodini toilets 2

By Danisa Masuku Almost 4 000 vendors and transport operators operating near Egodini have been plunged into a crisis after the closure of toilets and they now use bottles and alleys to relieve themselves. Their crisis is worsened by non- availability of water sources in the business area. As a result a diarrhoea outbreak is looming. Two weeks ago the Bulawayo’s Egodini Mall developer — Terracotta Private Limited — shut down ablution facilities. However, Bulawayo Upcoming Traders Associations (Buta)’s representatives had to swiftly engage council officials thereafter and they were…

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Zim law student in China appeals for US$5 000 to keep him on life support for 15 days

Zim law student in China appeals for US$5 000 to keep him on life support for 15 days 3

By Andile Tshuma A 23-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwean law student studying in China is appealing for about US$5 000 to foot medical bills after he suffered lung failure following an infection. Mr Brendon Anesu Gumbo Mr Brendon Anesu Gumbo from Bulawayo’s Mpopoma suburb needs about US$320 per day while he is undergoing medical procedures, to keep him on life support in China. He will be on the machine for 15 days. He is admitted at Red Cross Hospital in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Related Articles His mother, Mrs Demetria Gumbo, said the…

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Health minister Moyo escalates plan to sack Parirenyatwa boss

HARARE – Health Minister Obadiah Moyo on Wednesday ratcheted up his plan to sack Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals acting CEO Dr Noah Madziva by hauling him before a disciplinary hearing. Moyo was furious after Madziva failed to welcome him to the facility on March 29 when the minister toured with the United Arab Emirates’ assistant minister of health. Parirenyatwa CEO Thomas Zigora and Harare Hospital CEO Dr Nyasha Masuka have been sacked for the same offence. Madziva, Parirenyatwa’s Clinical Director, is acting CEO. The minister’s moves against the hospital managers…

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Bulawayo, Harare named as HIV hotspots

Bulawayo, Harare named as HIV hotspots 4

By Thandeka Moyo Bulawayo, Harare, Ruwa and Chitungwiza have been identified as HIV hotspots with the highest number of infected people not on treatment amid reports that risky sexual behaviour continues to drive the epidemic in Zimbabwe. A study carried out by AVERT, an international evidence-based HIV and sexual health information organisation, shows that a number of women are engaging in early sex in poorer areas which puts them at risk. The study also concluded that areas linked to commercial transport corridors and diamond mining activities are HIV hotspots particularly…

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Dog attack woman battles for life

Dog attack woman battles for life 6

Abundant Life Revival Mission International is appealing for funds to fly a woman to South Africa or India for severe dog bite surgery after she was recently savaged by her landlord’s dogs in Bulawayo’s West Somerton suburb. The post Dog attack woman battles for life appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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Cancer victim (9) appeals for help

Cancer victim (9) appeals for help 7

Last updated Mar 23, 2019 22,688 0 By Kudzai Chikiwa The mother of a nine-year-old boy from Bulawayo is appealing for US$9 000 to buy medication for her son to slow down the growth of cancer cells as he awaits to undergo a review after six months. Clever Ngwenya Clever Ngwenya, who is in Grade Two, had his leg amputated at the age of four when he was diagnosed with cancer. In an interview, Mrs Sithembiso Ndlovu of Entumbane suburb said her son was treated at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals…

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Harare Hospital releases medical drugs and consumables list: Save Our Hospitals Zimbabwe

Harare Hospital releases medical drugs and consumables list: Save Our Hospitals Zimbabwe 8

Save Our Hospitals Zimbabwe (SOHZ) has received the list of immediate requirements for Harare Hospital from its clinical director Dr Chris Pasi, the document is attached below. Harare Hospital The first column is the unit measurement and the last column has the amount of units that the hospital consumes per month per product. We now have a website so we will also post this information on the Save Our Hospitals Zimbabwe (SOHZ) initiative website once our webmaster has finished uploading all the material. We will also post the hospital lists…

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List of essential drugs and medical consumables needed by Parirenyatwa Hospital – Save Our Hospitals Zimbabwe

List of essential drugs and medical consumables needed by Parirenyatwa Hospital – Save Our Hospitals Zimbabwe 9

List of essential drugs and medical consumables needed by Parirenyatwa Hospital – Save Our Hospitals Zimbabwe – Nehanda Radio Home 2019 March 19 Health List of essential drugs and medical consumables needed by Parirenyatwa Hospital – Save Our Hospitals Zimbabwe Source: Nehanda Radio

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