#BREAKING: Doctors Strike Finally Over

A crippling doctors industrial action which lasted 30 days has finally come to an end amidst indications that the negotiating parties have finally come to an agreement over sticky issues which include On-call allowances, night duty allowances among others. By Michael Gwarisa This review in the allowances is effective April, 1 2018 which will see doctors assuming their duties at all hospitals. The doctors ended the one month long strike following intervention by President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is reported to have directed the Health Services Board and the Ministry of…

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Minister Should Stop Cheap Media Propaganda- Striking Doctors

HEALTH and Child Care minister, Dr David Parirenyatwa should stop his cheap media propaganda and address doctors concerns before more people die, vice President and spokesperson for the Zimbabwe Hospitals Doctors Association (ZDHA), Dr Mxolisi Ngwenya has said. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking to Journalists on the sidelines of a doctors demo at Parirenyatwa Hospital, Ngwenya said they were cognizant of the situation at the hospitals and that more people were at risk but they would not return to work until government heeds to their call. “We want our rural medical…

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#BREAKING: Chitungwiza Hospital Doctors To Join Strike Tomorrow

DOCTORS at Chitungwiza General Hospital have threatened to tomorrow join in the ongoing industrial action by doctors amidst indications that the situation at most public health institutions has deteriorated and doctors elsewhere were not giving in to the calls to end the strike. By Michael Gwarisa The revelations come at the back of  a visit by the Health Professions Authority (HPA) to some of the major Hospitals, namely Harare Central Hospitals, Chitungiza Hospital and Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals where they were assessing the impact of the strike by doctors which…

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