Cancer patients in the southern part of the country will be relieved to hear that the radiotherapy machine at Mpilo Central Hospital is finally ready to use. The patients had to travel to Harare for treatment before. The machine was acquired 5 years ago at a cost of millions of dollars but has been lying idle ever since because the management was unable to get an operating licence from the Radiation Authority of Zimbabwe. The previous management has been accused of misappropriating funds which were meant for the installation of the Radiotherapy machine.
The machine is set to be commissioned on the 22nd of March (tomorrow).
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