Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition Supports Healthcare Workers Strike

THE Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) has thrown its weight behind  the ongoing strike by healthcare workers swho are demanding dignified working conditions and better remuneration. HealthTimes Reporter In a statement, CiZC Spokesperson, Marvellous Kumalo said the government of Zimbabwe should expedite negotiations with the workers, who are on strike and accede to their reasonable demands. The Coalition is fully supportive of the healthcare workers withdrawal of their labour because they have, in the past held prolonged negotiations with the stubborn government in demanding decent remuneration and an improvement in…

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#BREAKING: Health Workers Down Tools… Reject US$75 COVID-19 Allowances

HEALTH workers across board have downed tools  effective immediately in protest to government’s failure to address their grievances despite numerous calls for an amicable solution to their plight. By Michael Gwarisa In a letter written to the Health Services Board Executive Director, Mrs Ruth Kaseke by representatives from all organisations representing health workers in the country, Health workers demanded that their salaries revert back to the October 1 2018 figures which were pegged in USD terms and indicated that all health workers have rejected the US$75 offer with the contempt…

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Ministry of Health Calls For September 2020 Nursing Applications

Ministry of Health Calls For September 2020 Nursing Applications National eRecruitment of Registered General Nurse Training September 2020 Intake Applications for the three year Diploma in Registered General Nurse Training to be conducted by the Ministry of Health and Child Health Care (MoHCC) are invited from suitably qualified holders of the following qualifications; A minimum of 5 “O” Level subjects with passes in English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject and two others (that exclude practical subjects such as Fashion and Fabrics, Metal Work, Graphic Art, Art and Woodwork) at…

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Novartis expands Africa Sickle Cell Disease program to Uganda and Tanzania

NOVARTIS and its partners have announced the expansion of the Africa Sickle Cell Disease program to East Africa with the signature of two new memoranda of understanding with the Ministries of Health of Uganda and Tanzania. HealthTimes Reporter The program, first launched in Ghana in November 2019, aims to improve and extend the lives of people with sickle cell disease (SCD) in sub-Saharan Africa, with plans to reach a total of 10 countries by 2022. In this time of worldwide uncertainty, it is even more important to support people living…

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