Articles tagged 'harare central hospital'

Major hospitals in water crisis 25 September 2018 HARARE - Harare's major referral hospitals are facing serious water shortages amid a cholera outbreak which has killed more than 31 people in the capital. The Daily News can report that Harare Central Hospital spent the weekend without water, while Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals had to resort...
Pregnant women flood Harare hospital 4 September 2018 HARARE - Harare Central Hospital is struggling to cope with a surging number of women seeking free maternal health services — creating bed shortages in the process at one of the country's major referral centres. This comes as some council-run polyclinics are still charging maternity fees, eigh...
Harare hospital fixes blood analyser 2 July 2018 HARARE - Harare Central Hospital — one of Zimbabwe's major referral health institutions — has fixed its chemistry analyser machine, which tests blood samples among other, after it broke down nearly a fortnight ago, an official has said. The hospital, in dire straits due to collapsing antiquate...
Harare Hospital defrauded 5 November 2017 HARARE - Harare Central Hospital has been left questioning its payment system after it unsuspectingly transferred $4 950 at the order of a forged instruction letter purportedly written by a supplier. The accused, Nicholas Mjanja, was granted $100 bail when he appeared before Harare magistrate ...
Harare Central Hospital wards potholed: CEO 6 October 2017 HARARE - Harare Central Hospital (HCH) is in dire need of repairs, with some wards developing potholes, chief executive officer Peggy Zvavamwe said yesterday. Zvavamwe said this at the hand-over of a female orthopaedic ward refurbished by State pension fund National Social Security Authority (...
Address health sector problems 21 September 2016 HARARE - Recent reports that Harare Central Hospital — one of the country's oldest and biggest public health institutions — has run out of some of the most basic drugs, ostensibly due to under-funding are at the least worrying. Media reports indicate that the Harare national referral centre ha...
Detained cancer patient dies 22 April 2014 HARARE - Tauya Shumba, the liver cancer patient who was detained at Harare Central Hospital over a $227 hospital bill, has died. Shumba, 34, died on Saturday night, a few hours after his release from one of the country’s major referral hospitals. Several relatives and friends gathered at JL...
$60m needed for Harare hospital 8 April 2014 HARARE - At least $60 million is needed to renovate Harare Central Hospital following six decades of use, a Cabinet minister has revealed. Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa said the money, when raised, could as well be used to build a new hospital as refurbishments prove equall...
Patients owe Harare Central Hospital $16m 23 March 2014 HARARE - Harare Central Hospital (HCH) is owed $16 million by patients and is struggling to recover the debt amid revelations that clients were giving false residential addresses. HCH board chairman Douglas Gwatidzo said the oustanding dues were making it difficult for the referral hospital to...
Health horror: Part 2 18 September 2013 HARARE - Harare Central Hospital, also known as KuGomo because of its location in a rugged terrain of Southerton suburb in Harare, is one of the biggest referral hospitals in the country but is dismally failing to deliver on its mandate. The hospital, which houses the School of Nursing, also b...