Parirenyatwa Hospital Gets US$2 million For Refurbishment

THE Ministry of Health and Childcare received US$2million from the Cabinet to repair a section of Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals gutted by fire on Saturday. By Kudakwashe Pembere Patients at Mbuya Nehanda Maternity Hospital, part of Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals, were left  in shock when the fire broke out, destroying part of the hospital’s theatre, some equipment, drugs  and patients’ records. At the weekly Cabinet media briefings, Health and Childcare  Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said an electrical fault in the building now inching 70 years caused the fire. “Yes I…

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#JUSTIN: Magaya Off The Hook, Fined $700

PROPHET Healing And Deliverance Ministries leader Prophet Walter Magaya has  just been fined $700 meaning he is no longer going to jail as was anticipated by most HIV affiliated organisations and activists. By Kudakwashe Pembere Prophet Magaya walks away scot-free after being found guilty of contravening the Medicines Control Act which forbids rashed advertising of medicines which are not approved by the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ). Presiding over the case was Harare Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa who said that  Magaya exhibited carelessness and negligence to advertise the Aguma which…

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Doctors, Nurses To Work 3 Days A Week

GOVERNMENT has issued a directive which will see working hours for health workers reduced to only three days a week. HealthTimes Reporter In a letter addressed to public health sector administrative leaders by the Acting permanent secretary of health,  Dr Gibson Mhlanga he asked that an interim measure to reduced working hours for all health workers should be put in place. According to the letter, doctors and nurses, are now only required to report for duty three days in a week to cushion them form the prevailing transport woes. The…

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