Electrical Short Circuit Might Have Caused Mpilo Hospital Fire- Minister Modi

DEPUTY Minister of Industry and Commerce, Raj Modi said the fire that gutted down Mpilo Central Hospital hostels last might have emanated from a faulty and short circuit. By Michael Gwarisa Even though the fire brigade is yet to conclude their investigations, it is believed that residents of the hostels had reported seeing some sparks emanating from the distribution box or electrical room before. Speaking to Journalists during a tour of the gutted down building, Minister Modi said there was need to scale up fire surveillance and detection systems at…

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Fire Guts Down Mpilo Hospital Hostels

MPILO Central Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Professor Solwayo Ngwenya has announced that the health institution’s doctors hostels was last night gutted by fire. HealthTimes Through his Twitter Account, Professor Ngwenya said, “Terrible things at our hospital, Thixo! Why us, Why? Mpilo Central Hospital, Our Only Pride!!” This is the second time within a space of three years that the hospital’s hostel have caught fire and burning thousands of dollars worth of properties.  

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#JUSTIN: One Person Dying Every Hour To COVID-19 In Zimbabwe- Prof Ngwenya

THE coronovirus second wave has hit Zimbabwe hard, amidst indications that the country could officially be losing a life every hour to COVID-19 while the daily infection rate has breached the 1000 mark By Michael Gwarisa Responding to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) daily Sitrep of January 14, 2020 on his Micro-blogging Site, Mpilo Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Professor Solwayo Ngwenya warned the public to be vigilant and abide by the set COVID-19 prevention regulations in order to defeat the virus. Coronavirus: daily new cases breach 1000,…

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Radiotherapy Treatment Resumes Soon

CANCER patients will start receiving radiotherapy treatment next week as engineers are currently on the ground fixing the machines. By Kudakwashe Pembere All machines at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals and Mpilo Hospital grounded over the past two months required repairs. Parirenyatwa public relations officer Mr Linos Dhire told HealthTimes the engineers are on the ground fixing the machines. Engineers from South Africa are now on site and are already working and they are already working on the repairs. The spares were delivered at the hospital on the weekend,” he said.…

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Mpilo Doctors Appeal For Help After Losing Property To Inferno

TWO doctors with Mpilo Central Hospital, Dr Mpiloenhle Sibanda and Doctor Donald Mutote, lost all their property in the fire that recently gutted down the health institution a situation which has left them helpless and struggling to adequately perform their medical duties. HealthTimes Reporter Speaking to healthtimes, Mpilo Central Hospital Doctors Association (MHDA) Secretary General, Dr Mthabisi Bhebhe said the two doctors were now struggling to survive under the current predicament. “This has affected them adversely as they find themselves in a difficult position, particularly in securing enough financial support…

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