Mr. Takanori Sasaki presented a donation of a laptop and camera on behalf of Japan International Cooperation (JICA) on the 19 July 2017. The laptop and camera will be used by UBH in their 5s programme being implemented at UBH. The donation will go a long way in improving our capacity to improve the quality of the services we provide.
UBH is very grateful to the gesture being shown by the Japan International Cooperation in providing the equipment.
UBH is in the process of refurbishing its boilers. Cochrane Engineering has started the refurbishment of one boiler. They have already cleaned, removed and fitted other parts. The removed parts were taken to their workshop in Harare for repairing and assembling before fitting to the boiler.
A team of plastic surgical doctors graces UBH for the first time in history. The team is led by Professor Muguti. Patients from the Southern region are going to benefit from this exercise. The team will be operating on the less privileged and the exercise will be a week long. They will be focusing on the severely burnt patients. As UBH we appreciate the selfless giving to the communities.
The Public Relations Officer Mrs. Nobuhle Thaka presented certificates to UBH staff members who participated in the Stock Management Workshop that was held at Esikhoveni Training Centre from 24- 28 March 2017. The following members were presented with certificates of completion: Mrs. Sibanda Mitchelle, Mr. Ndlovu Collen, Mr. Mugovera Edson, Mr. Issa Phiri, Mr. Kafukiza Muchawana and Mr. Mutongowza P.
UNFPA, Public Works and UBH officials had a site visit on the 10th March 2017. The purpose of the visit was to inspect the demolishing of an old building to prepare the site for a new Obstetrics Fistula Project.
Five students from the Department of Library and Information Science paid a 3 day visit to United Bulawayo Hospitals to undertake a research study on the operation of a special library. The students chose the United Bulawayo library as their choice of a special library of study. The students visited the library on the 24th February 2017, 3rd and 4th March 2017. The Principal Librarian Mr. Fambira assisted the student with their research on the functions and operations of the hospital library. The students visited the Main Hospital Library and School of Nursing Library.
United Bulawayo Hospitals and the Zimbabwe Orthopaedic Trust signed a concession Agreement on the 14th February 2017 in the Main Boardroom. The Zimbabwe Orthopaedic Trust will build a paediatric orthopaedic hospital that will cater for the Southern Region and the country. Present at the signing ceremony was Mrs N. V. Ndlovu the Chief Executive Officer representing United Bulawayo Hospitals and Mr Neil Brown representing Zimbabwe Orthopaedic Trust were the signatories to the agreement. Mr. Sithole Director of Operations and Dr Dzvanga were witnesses to the signing ceremony. Mr. Chris Rees and Mr. Msasanure witnessed on behalf of the Zimbabwe Orthopaedic Trust.