“Report when Doctors Refer You To Their Private Surgeries” Says Minister Of Health

The Minister of Health and Childcare, Dr Douglas Mombershora has told parliament that patients must report to him when you there are reffered to private practices from government hospital. By Takunda Mandura Responding to a question by Hon Getrude Mutandi during questions and answers session What is the Government policy on medical doctors who refer patients to their private surgeries? For example, expecting mothers are referred to their private surgeries when in actual fact, medical assistance can be rendered at Government hospitals,” said Hon Mutandi . Dr Mombershora assured the…

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Prescription drugs mules cashing-in in Zimbabwe

By Takunda Mandura Rampart smuggling of prescription drugs into Zimbabwe is exposing people to a myriad of unforeseen health complications. An investigation conducted by this reporter since January 2023 shows that various prescription drugs are being smuggled from countries neighboring Zimbabwe and this is largely driven by the quick availability of the greenback as well as a readily available market. Various sources contacted by this reporter revealed that the network of prescription drugs mules or smuggles comprise of corrupt border control officials, police officers, and vendors bringing drugs into Zimbabwe…

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