Govt To Roll Out E-Nurse Recruitment At Provincial Level

STARTING next year, Government will decentralize the electronic recruitment of nurses to the provinces, Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said on Friday. By Kudakwashe Pembere Speaking on the sidelines of the Harare Central Hospital Nurses Graduation, Dr Moyo said this enables them to directly recruit nurses while reducing the workload on the national head office. What happens when we are enrolling, we have to make sure we are enrolling the correct candidates. We have to make sure that those candidates don’t just come into the system through…

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#BREAKING: Gvt/Doctors Strike Deal…Doctors To Get Hefty Pay Increase

DOCTORS have been given  a further increment from the previous 60% allocation up to  100% to their on-call allowances after about 46 days of industrial action, HealthTimes has learnt. By Kuda Pembere A source who requested anonymity  told HealthTimes that the doctors’ on call allowances had been increased to up to a 100 percent. The Health Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo confirmed the issue but said a statement will be issued soon by the Health Services Board (HSB). Just confirm with the Health Service Board there has been a further improvement.…

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All Set For ZIMPHIA 2 Rollout

ZIMBABWE will in a few weeks commence roll out of the Zimbabwe Population Based HIV impact Assessment (ZIMPHIA) 2020, which will examine the HIV situation by assessing the coverage and impact of HIV services at population level and measuring the HIV-related risk behaviours using a nationally representative sample. By Michael Gwarisa The survey marks the second Population Based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) after the first successful assessment which was held in 2015/2016. Officiating at the ZIMPHIA 2020 National Sensitisation Meeting, Director HIV and Tuberculosis in the Ministry of Health and…

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Zim Spends Less Than ZW$41 On Each Citizen’s Healthcare Needs

ZIMBABWE currently spends less than ZW$41 per person’s health which is far much less than what other regional countries are spending on their citizens. By Kudakwashe Pembere Translated to the interbank market rate of about ZW$16 for a USD1, this amounts to about USD2, 60 for a single Zimbabwean’s healthcare needs. In an interview with Health economist Dr Proper Chitambara said the amount spent for a single Zimbabwean’s health is grossly inadequate. When you look at the per capita per person analysis of our health budget for 2019 we are…

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