Tanzania Govt Denies Doctor's Beating
Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda denied any government involvement in the beating of Dr. Stephen Ulimboka and promised to investigate the matter in the midst of a nationwide doctors' strike over poor pay and working conditions.
Doctors and nurses push an ambulance carrying Dr. Steven Ulimboka, a chairman of the Medical Association of Tanzania. Dr. Ulimboka sustained multiple injuries after being assaulted by unidentified people.
Tanzania: Retired Medics on SoS Recall Alert
Tanzania Daily News, 28 June 2012
THE government plans to recall retired doctors and use several 'willing' hospitals, including the Lugalo Military Hospital, at this time when the medics are on strike. read more »
Tanzania: Go Back to Work, Court Tells Medics
Tanzania Daily News, 27 June 2012
The high court (Labour Division) has issued a warning to the Medical Association of Tanzania (MAT) ordering it to comply with a court order issued last week, declaring the doctors' ... read more »
Tanzania Daily News, 26 June 2012
Medical services at the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) and Amana in Ilala District in Dar es Salaam have been adversely affected as many doctors went on a go-slow. read more »