Harare Hospital Mulls Simulation-Based Medical Education

HARARE Central Hospital (HCH) is planning to establish an innovation and simulation hub to equip nursing students and staff in latest medical learning trends. By Kudakwashe Pembere In an interview with HealthTimes, HCH Clinical Director Dr Christopher Pasi said the simulation-based medical education (SBME) will help students and staff a great deal in reducing medical errors. The innovation and simulation hub will help students and staff by having a virtual learning system where resources will be available online. They will be helped in things like setting up of equipment. This…

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New CEOs for Hre, Chitungwiza hospitals

THE  Health Services Board (HSB) has appointed Dr Tinashe Dhobbie as chief executive for Harare Central Hospital taking over from Dr Nyasha Masuka who resigned at the beginning of the month. Source: The Herald The board also appointed Dr Enock Mayida as chief executive of Chitungwiza Central Hospital, taking over from Dr Obadiah Moyo who is now the Minister of Health and Child Care. Dr Dhobbie has been serving as a public health physician with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services and Dr Mayida as a specialist general practitioner. HSB…

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PCD Diagnostics Gives Zim Hospitals Jaundice Management Machines

THREE Zimbabwean hospitals have received phototherapy equipment used for jaundice management from Pharmaceutical and Chemical Distributors (PCD) Diagnostics representing Drager with Harare Central Hospital getting two. By Kudakwashe Pembere Drager is a German company that specializes mostly in thermoregulations and jaundice management, anesthesia workstations, medical gas management systems, ventilation and respiratory monitoring as well as medical lights and video systems. Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals, Mpilo Hospital and Chinhoyi Provincial Hospitals will be given the remainder. Health Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo officiating the handover ceremony of the equipment and medicines from…

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Hunt For New Harare Hospital CEO Imminent

HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo says they will soon be looking for a substantive chief executive officer for Harare Central Hospital following the dismissal of Dr Nyasha Masuka. By Kudakwashe Pembere He said this during the donation of equipment for the Harare Central Hospital. Dr Masuka barely lasted a year at the healm of the country’s biggest referral hospital under yet to be ascertained reasons.  In the interim, Dr Tapiwa Bwakura is the Acting CEO as the hospital awaits a new boss. “Harare Central Hospital is a…

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BREAKING: Harare Hospital CEO Masuka Fired…Witch-hunt or Due Diligence?

HARARE Central Hospital CEO Dr Nyasha Masuka has been fired forthwith in what is believed to be a case of witch-hunting, HealthTimes has learnt. By Kudakwashe Pembere A source familiar with the developments told this publication on condition of anonymity that they were shocked to learn of his sacking. “We were shocked hearing that Dr Masuka was fired given he was a hardworking, frank and disciplined chief executive,” said the source. “You cant just fire someone like that like a dog. It would be acceptable if they gave him a…

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