PMH denies ‘cash upfront or die’ policy

Princess Marina Hospital
Princess Marina Hospital

The Ministry of Health’s policy on expatriate patients came under scrutiny following a recent incident in which an expectant Zimbabwean woman was allegedly denied medical assistance upon failure to pay service fees upfront.

The teacher employed on contract basis at Goodhope Senior Secondary School, met her fate while being transported to Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) when an ambulance she was travelling in collided with a truck along the Lobatse-Gaborone road near Kgale Mews. The police have confirmed the accident.

“I can confirm that such an accident was registered last week. And that is the only incident of that nature recorded along that road,” said Old Naledi station commander, King Tshebo.

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