Teenager dies after negligent treatment at Parirenyatwa

A Bulawayo family is grappling to come to terms with the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of their 15-year-old son, who had been admitted at Parirenyatwa Hospital amid reports that gross negligence could have contributed to the death.   BY PHYLLIS MBANJE Brian Mhlanga, who had leukemia, died on March 14 after staff at the referral hospital allegedly dragged their feet in actioning his treatment, which included receiving three pints of blood. Brian’s distraught mother, Sikhulile Mahlongwana, is adamant that her son would be alive today had the concerned staff…

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Curtain Comes Down On EMS Expo

By HealthTimes Reporter  THE inaugural Emergency Medical Services (EMS) extravaganza which kicked off yesterday has come to an end amid calls by exhibitors to have more public awareness and interactions during the  expo days. Speaking at the closing ceremony, ZimAfro Director  Shepherd Chakanza said they aim to grow the event in the coming year following the positive response they received from local exhibitors and players in the medical emergency services sector. “We intend to see this Expo growing year by year and we intend to invite participants from outside Zimbabwe…

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