Zimbabwean Nurses Face the Axe In Namibia
Thousands of Zimbabwean nurses will lose their jobs after the Namibian government's suspension of the recruitment of all foreign nurses. Zimbabwe currently has over 4000 unemployed nurses after President Robert Mugabe's government froze the appointment of more health practitioners despite there being serious staff shortages in state hospitals.
Striking nurses in Zimbabwe (file photo).
Namibian, 9 August 2017
Works permanent secretary Willem Goeiemann could not confirm or deny whether the Zimbabwean professionals who were exempted from registration procedures in Namibia are properly… Read more »
Namibian, 7 August 2017
The works ministry has defended its decision to favour Zimbabwean expatriates as part of their diplomatic responsibility, and that it will save government money spent on external… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Govt Recruits 1 600 Nurses
The Herald, 30 August 2017
The Ministry of Health and Child Care has recruited 1 600 nurses from July to date following the approval by Cabinet for the ministry to employ 2 000 more nurses to cushion the… Read more »
New Zimbabwe, 18 July 2017
The government is failing to release $50,000 for drugs at state-run mental health institutions, putting the lives of thousands of psychiatric patients and staff at risk. Read more »