Senior Doctors Demand Fired Doctors Reinstatement

SENIOR doctors demand Government to immediately reinstate fired junior doctors. This follows Health Service Board’s announcement that 211 junior and middle level doctors were relieved of their duties. “For the way forward the punitive disciplinary hearings must stop forthwith and those dismissed must have this decision reversed. A livable wage must be dispatched “Robust dialogue in good faith should take place with key stakeholders to help direct the capacitation and of the workers and the public health institutions. “These must be given timelines to yield results,” the Zimbabwe Senior Hospital…

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Bloodbath In Health Sector As Gvt Fires 211 Doctors

THE total number  of doctors who have been served with termination of employment letters has risen to 211 from 70, as purging of what government has described as dissident doctors continues. By Kudakwashe Pembere According to the Health Service Board (HSB), 211 striking doctors have been fired for going on a job action which the Labour Court deemed unlawful alongside playing truant to the disciplinary hearings.As of November 5, the number of doctors dismissed from work stood at 77. To date, 279 doctors have been served with charge letters, 213…

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National Health Insurance Expected End Of 2020

HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo has assured that the long overdue National Health Insurance scheme should be operational come  2020. By Kudakwashe Pembere At a time when resources in the health sector are heavily constrained where doctors are on strike on one end, while on the other is the obtaining deterioration of the country’s healthcare delivery system, the National Health Insurance Scheme is crucial in achieving universal health coverage. In an interview with HealthTimes on the sidelines of Baines Intercare Medical Centre on Thursday, the Health Minister…

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VP Mohadi Tours Baines Intercare Medical Centre

ZIMBABWE’S Vice President Kembo Mohadi on Thursday toured the Baines Intercare Medical Centre to foster and strengthen public private partnerships in the country’s healthcare delivery. By HeathTimes Reporter Addressing journalists at the healthcare facility the Vice President said he was pleased with what he saw. I was invited by one of the people working here that they are doing something here, something which is happening in other countries and upmarket sort of health facilities. What we havedone is the tour and we appreciated what we have seen,” VP Mohadi said.…

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