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    Friday, 18 October 2019

    New maternity hospital for Masvingo


    TAWANDA HOMBA

    MASVINGO – There is a new maternity home in Masvingo.
    Dr Wonder Mutangiri who is a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist is the man behind Masvingo Royal Women’s Clinic, the Ancient City’s newest hospital project.
    Dr Mutangiri confirmed the development in an interview with The Mirror.
    The Clinic is open  24 hours and has three doctors and four midwives.
    The clinic which is located at number 54 Robertson Street on the way to Masvingo Provincial Hospital has four wards and can take care of seven expecting mothers at any one time. It has delivery facilities but, caesarean section are done at Masvingo Provincial Hospital as part of public, private partnership in the health sector
    The hospital is on a piece of land which used to be Christian Care Office before it was turned into a hospital. Dr Mutangiri also confirmed that he had bought the property although he would not disclose the price.
    The hospital which started off quietly has been operating since January 2019.
    Dr Mutangiri studied at the University of Zimbabwe in 2004. He went to South Africa for postgraduate training at the University of Witswatersrand and did postgraduate degree fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in South Africa.
    Dr Mutangiri also trained in Bulawayo before going back to South Africa for more studies.
    Some of the services available at the hospital are maternity services, well women’s clinic services, Gynaecological surgery removing the womb and fibroids and also Cancer screening, Ultrasound scan, Cardiotocography (in- utero foetal monitoring) and Electrocardiogram (heart monitoring).
    One of the doctors at the hospital is Chiedza Mutangiri who is Dr Mutangiri’s sister. Dr Mutangiri is the son of prominent Masvingo businessman, Philimon who runs Riverton Academy.
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