Residents of Ntabazinduna, in Umguza district are appealing to government to upgrade Ntabazinduna Clinic to a hospital to improve the health delivery service.

The residents said Ntabazinduna Clinic’s central location will be convinient for the community as the nearest hospital is Umguza District Hospital at Nyamandlovu Centre, some 150 kilometres away.

They expressed concern on the unavailability of a ambulance services in the area resulting in them depending on one vehicle which covers the entire Umguza District.

The heavily populated area covering Mvelesine, Ntaluba Valoyi, Mahlele Nyoni, Gadadi and Mbembezi are in dire need of improved health services as they currently have to travel to Bulawayo’s Mpilo Hospital and United Bulawayo Hospitals for medical services.