Nurse Volunteers To Accompany Dog Bite Victim To India

A nurse at Bulawayo’s Mpilo General Hospital volunteered to accompany Cherish Muchegwa to India for reconstructive surgery.

This was revealed by ZANU PF MP and deputy minister of Industry and Commerce, Raj Modi. He said:

Meet Sister Sinanzeni Moyo, the nurse with a good heart. She volunteered to accompany Cherish Muchegwa to India, leaving her husband and children behind for a week.

We thank her husband for allowing her to fly out. We must also thank Mpilo Hospital for releasing her.

In another tweet on Sunday, Modi revealed that Ms Muchegwa has already undergone skin grafting ahead of reconstructive surgery. He wrote:

Cherish Muchegwa has been at Kiran Hospital in India for just two days, but already doctors have done skin grafting. They are now waiting for the wounds to heal so that they do reconstructive surgery.

Muchegwa sustained serious injuries after she was bitten by the dogs resulting in her being hospitalised at Mater Dei Hospital before she was transferred to the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) as she could not afford the bills at the private hospital.

Modi coordinated the raising of close to US$10 000 from well-wishers needed for the woman to travel to India and be operated on.

She was bitten by her landlord’s 5 rabid dogs. The dogs have since been put down.

Raj ModiMater Dei HospitalUnited Bulawayo Hospitals

Raj Modi is a Member of Parliament for Bulawayo South constituency , Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce, award-winning businessman, philanthropist and a member of Zanu-PF. Read More About Raj Modi

Mater Dei Hospital is a hospital in Bulawayo and owned by a Board of Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church. The hospital offers paediatricians, surgery, casualty, Intensive Care Unit and x-ray. Read More About Mater Dei Hospital

United Bulawayo Hospitals is a combination of the Mpilo Hospital and Central Hospital. The United Bulawayo Hospitals is a government tertiary hospital and subsidised by the Zimbabwean government. It is located in the Eastern side of the second largest city in Zimbabwe, in Bulawayo Metropolitan... Read More About United Bulawayo Hospitals

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