Heads should roll at Parirenyatwa

Health watchdogs have called for thorough investigations into the recent death of a woman during labour at Parirenyatwa Hospital amid allegations that she was left unattended for too long. Sharon Munyonho’s body was found in a grisly state with the baby stuck between her legs. “There is need for thorough investigations. It is sad and painful that she died while giving birth unattended at Parirenyatwa Hospital, one of the country’s largest referral institutions, which is supposed to be the shining beacon of professionalism in the health sector,” said Itai Rusike,…

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Health sector mourns Mugabe

AS the country and the world continues to mourn the passing on of former president Robert Mugabe, players in the health sector have chosen to celebrate his life by sharing some of his successes and vision. Mugabe died on Friday at around 4am at Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore. He was 95. Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s first democratic leader after gaining independence from the colonial bondage of Britain in 1980 and he is credited with some of the policies which saw Zimbabwe scoring successes on many health fronts. Zimbabwe managed to eradicate…

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