Thousands of striking nurses have called off their strike over pay disputes and Covid-19 protective gear, three months after walking out of public hospital wards. According to Enock Dongo, president of the 15,000-member Zimbabwe Nurses Association, the nurses decided to end the strike to allow the newly-appointed health minister, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, an opportunity to attend to their complaints. Earlier Chiwenga promised that the government would improve their salaries and working conditions.
In a rather shocking development, the government has stopped footing the medical bills of all senior government officials in order to maintain the national medical bill, Vice … Read more »
Years of neglect and doctors’ strikes have pushed the Zimbabwean health system to the brink. Senior doctors have now gone on strike, joining junior doctors and nurses who walked … Read more »
Zimbabwe’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has been appointed the health minister, a month after his predecessor Obadiah Moyo was fired over corruption allegations related to … Read more »
Parirenyatwa Hospital (file photo).