Swaziland has registered three cases of nurses who are found dead within six months, with the recent case being of a Zimbabwean Pharmacy Technician, APA reports on Saturday.Abel Ndlovu who worked at the National Psychiatric Hospital was on Monday morning found dead inside the nurses houses, situated at King Sobhuza Clinic in Manzini.
His Zimbabwean colleague revealed how the deceased had not shown any signs of illness as he had chatted with him earlier on the day of his death.
In December, last year, a Good Shepherd Hospital nurse, Dabulamanzi Fakudze was found dead after allegations that he was frustrated by a number of financial issues. Fakudze had been reported to have gone missing about two weeks before the discovery of his body.
In February this year, another Zimbabwean male nurse, Jonsly Moyo (37), who was also based at Good Shepherd Government Hospital in Siteki, was found dead inside his flat. He is believed to have committed suicide.
The Swaziland Democratic Nurses Union Secretary General, Sibusiso Lushaba says the rising number of nurses found dead was a cause for concern to the association.