President Mnangagwa Commissioned Medical Equipments at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals
By Yvonne Mutambwa
President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday morning commissioned medical equipment and vehicles at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals. These resources, including radiology equipment, dental chairs, virtual hospital equipment, electromedical equipment, and various vehicles, will enhance medical services and improve lives, according to the President’s social media post after the event. These are as follows:
Under Radiology equipment President Mnangagwa brought Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 1.
An MRI is a non-invasive medical imaging technique that uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to produce highly detailed images of the internal structures of the body, aiding in diagnosis and treatment planning for various medical conditions.
For Oral health facilities President Mnangagwa commissioned 77 Dental chairs , 53 Dental autoclaves and 21 Dental X-ray machines.
In the Virtual hospital equipment department President Mnangagwa brought 10 000 Finger pulse oximeters, 4000 Digital bp machines and 1400 Glucometers.
On the Electromedical equipment list of items brought by the President were 66 Patient monitors and stands, 25 Infusion pumps and Syringe PU.
The health sector applauded the government’s efforts, considering it a significant step forward. Suggestions were made to further strengthen the Radiology Department and allocate more resources to6 diagnostic equipment and consumables to combat treatable cancers.
One commentator emphasised the need to reallocate funds from unnecessary expenditures to prioritise diagnostic capabilities and save lives.