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|Location||Bulawayo, Matabeleland, Zimbabwe|
|Hospital type||Tertiary Referral|
|Affiliated university||University of Zimbabwe, National University of Science and Technology|
|Emergency department||24 hours|
Mpilo Central Hospital, more commonly known as Mpilo Hospital, is the largest hospital in Bulawayo, and second largest in Zimbabwe after Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare. Mpilo is a public hospital, and referral centre for the Matabeleland North, Matabeleland South and Midlands provinces of Zimbabwe.
The hospital's name, 'Mpilo' means 'life' in the native Ndebele language.
Mpilo has a School of Nursing as well as a School of Midwifery, both of which are located within the hospital campus.
- Ministry of Health and Child Welfare: http://www.mohcw.gov.zw/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=61&Itemid=87[permanent dead link]
- Rasmussen, R.K., and Rubert, S.C., 1990. Historical Dictionary of Zimbabwe, Scarecrow Press.