NatPharm Retail Pharmacies On Cards

ZIMBABWE’S state run medical supplies distributor National Pharmaceuticals (NatPharm) will soon open retail pharmacies nationwide starting in Harare to counter the extortionate three tier pricing of medicines, a Cabinet official said on Thursday. By Kudakwashe Pembere The broadening of the company’s portfolio into retailing is expected to benefit  Zimbabweans currently bearing the brunt of forking out the elusive US$. This move will see NatPharm as a player in the cut-throat market thereby increasing competition. Addressing journalists after touring NatPharm, Health and Childcare Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said this move will…

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#Breaking: Mpilo Hospital Doctors Go On Strike Demanding US$ Salaries

MPILO Hospital junior doctors are on strike after being incensed by Government’s position that it will not pay them using foreign currency. By Kudakwashe Pembere Amongst the doctors’ grievances was the issue of getting their salaries in United States Dollars. In one of the placards reads, “No to Slavery! Bond Not is not equal to USD. We want Real Money.” The industrial action is now in day 13 as doctors, the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association and the Health Service Board are never reaching a common ground to see the striking…

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