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Fears of Zimbabwe health crisis as row over doctors’ pay continues

7 January 2019 Nyasha Chingono - The Guardian

A month-long impasse between government and doctors over pay and conditions has left Zimbabwe’s health care system in a critical state, after the government suspended more than 500 medical staff last week.

The government refuses to give in to the doctors’ demands and has ordered striking doctors to return to their posts.

Acting president, retired general Constantino Chiwenga fired more than 550 doctors and radiographers on Christmas Eve over the strike which the government ruled as unlawful.

Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/dec/31/zimbabwe-health-crisis-doctors-pay-strike?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other