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Doctors strike

Chiwenga is punishing us – health workers say after they are excluded from salary hike for other civil servants

By Staff Reporter VICE President Constantino Chiwenga has been accused by some disgruntled nurses of blocking salary and allowance increments in the health sector as punishment for past strikes and demonstrations. Their sentiments follow government’s move to increase salaries for teachers, police officers, army and pensioners with communication on the adjustment explicitly excluding the health

ZHDA secretary general, Mthabisi Bhebhe

Junior doctors dismiss government call to end strike; adamant on US$ salaries

By Leopold Munhende STRIKING junior doctors have vowed to continue with their job action which started beginning of this month, despite government calls for them to return to work while their grievances were being looked at. Speaking at a press conference in Harare Wednesday, Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) secretary general, Mthabisi Bhebhe maintained that