Nurses Washing Bandages For Re-Use at Zimbabwe Hospital - Report

Nurses at one of Harare's main hospitals have resorted to washing bandages to re-use them on patients as the health crisis at the institution deepens, New Zimbabwe reports. Earlier senior doctors and consultants at the hospital embarked on a strike saying that despite assurances from the government, conditions at Parirenyatwa Hospital have worsened, putting patients' lives at risk.

Parirenyatwa Hospital (file photo).


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