#BREAKING: Striking Doctors Snub Disciplinary Hearing

STRIKING doctors have snubbed the disciplinary hearings on Friday insisting that demanding fair wages is lawful. By Kudakwashe Pembere Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association Treasury General Dr Tapiwa Mungofa told HealthTimes they are financially crippled to attend the hearings. Doctors cannot and are not going to attend the disciplinary hearings because they don’t believe they committed any crime by being broke,” he said. He added they cannot afford transport to go for the disciplinary hearings. “And also the mere fact that doctors are incapacitated means they will not even afford the…

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“We Wont Be Attending Disciplinary Hearing”- Striking Doctors

STRIKING doctors will not attend the November 1 disciplinary hearing by Government claiming demanding salary increases was within their rights, HealthTimes has learnt. By Kudakwashe Pembere In an interview with Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) secretary general Dr Tawanda Zvakada said demanding a fair wage did not warrant a disciplinary hearing. “We believe we have not committed any misconduct by demanding a fair living wage,” he said. “No one is attending any hearing.” The doctors are expected to appear for disciplinary hearings for being on industrial action for nearly two…

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We Are Not Moved By Minister Moyo’s Threats Says Striking Doctors

STRIKING junior doctors find Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo’s threats appalling urging him to come up with ways to capacitate them. By Kudakwashe Pembere This follows the Health Minister’s remarks on Saturday that striking doctors now on their 36th off duty would face disciplinary action should they fail to return to work on Monday. Addressing doctors at a demonstration at the Health Service Board offices, Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association Acting Secretary General Dr Tawanda Zvakada said the Health Minister’s statement not have been sinister. We are aware…

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