Tragic: Zimbabwean Nurse Dies 3 Weeks After Emigrating To UK.
Sithabile Sibanda, a registered general nurse died in the early hours of Sunday after suffered abdominal pains.
Until this point, friends and relatives described her as fit and healthy.
Her friend Lydia Maa confirmed the Zimbabwean nurse’s death on Sunday afternoon. Announcing her friend’s passing, Lydia wrote,
“I promised to be there for you every minute Sithabile Sibanda, but I failed to pick up your last call early today few hours before you rested.
“You have been hopeful and courageous to have a fresh start. It’s been only three weeks in Uk & like the wind; you have blown away.
The police confirmed & I’m (heartbroken). Rest easy, flower. Sorry, Tracy Machabvunga.”
Lydia later released a more detailed statement saying Sithabile had suffered from abdominal pain.
Zimbabwe has lost 4000 health care workers to the UK in the last years.