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ZHDA sceptical of gvt’s pledge of improved conditions

Zimbabwe Hospitals Doctors Association (ZHDA) Secretary-General Dr Mthabisi Anele Bhebhe has denied government’s free offer of transport, accommodation and food. Posting on his twitter handle Bhebhe said government want them to do food for work. “Government want us to do food for work. That we offer our services in exchange for food and ZUPCO free transport. Offer rejected in advance!!!! ...

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Chamisa responds to health workers dismissal

Movement for Democratic Change Alliance President Adv. Nelson Chamisa has blasted the Mnangagwa regime for illegally dismissing doctors from their duties. Chamisa said the action took by the government mirrored how incompetent they are. The Maverick Chamisa said the Mnangagwa government should have got into a dialogue with the health professionals and capacitance them. “It surprises me that the Mnangagwa ...

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Gringo’s operation successful

Popular actor Lazarus Boora who played the main character Gringo in the drama series who was seriously ill, is reportedly to have undergone a successful operation at South Medical Hospital in Chitungwiza. Gringo’s family yesterday with the help of Jackie Ngarandu, a social media influencer shared their sad story appealing to the public, asking for help to pay up the ...

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Mpilo doctors join other striking doctors

Mpilo Hospital Doctors’ in Bulawayo has joined the doctors’ incapacitation strike. Mpilo doctors have been working all along. In a letter directed to the hospital’s Clinical-Director doctors said they cannot be able to report for duty due to the sharp rise of the cost of living. “We do hereby collectively write this letter to your office to inform you of ...

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CID cop inadvertently shoots colleague

A Detective Constable officer from Zimbabwe Republic Police, Masvingo accidentally shot his colleague just below the abdomen while trying to raid a civilian who was in possession of a firearm on the early hours of Tuesday at Rujeko C shopping Centre in Masvingo. A reliable source, said five police details who were off duty on this day where at Rujeko ...

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Female adult raped while fetching water

Zimbabwe Republic Police has urged women to avoid fetching water especially during wee hours as they endanger their lives to cowards. The police on their twitter handle shared a disturbing event where a female adult was attacked and raped at around 0400 hours early morning at a busy area near New Mabvuku. The accused is said to have attacked the ...

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Doctors call on parliament to summon Obadiah Moyo

Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has urged government to summon the Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Obadiah Moyo and ensure that he is playing his leadership role in health sector. Doctors believe that the Minister is trying to cover up the situation that is taking place in government hospitals. In a statement, doctors said, “There ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness month #pink

The colour pink marks the breast cancer awareness month and during this time women mostly visit the clinic for screening at a special offer fee, a third of the normal screening price for other times besides October. Speaking to the Information and Research Officer Mr Lovemore Makurirofa in line with the breast cancer awareness month, the health teacher highlighted that ...

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“Threats and ultimatums will not work”: Doctors

Zimbabwe Hospitals Doctors Association (ZHDA) said threats and ultimatums will not work but salary increment will. Minister of Health and Child Care Obadiah Moyo last week instructed doctors to report to work on Monday or face disciplinary action, however doctors defied the ultimatum. Doctors said, “@MoHCCZim, no court outcome will capacitate the doctors in Zimbabwe. What our members need is ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness month

Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign with a plan to educate people especially women on the importance of early screening ,tests and treatment. Awareness campaigns again give space to raise funds for life saving research into its cause ,prevention ,diagnosis,treatment and cure. October is breast cancer awareness month ,an annual awareness of the disease from Tuesday 1 to ...

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