The doctors' strike comes on top of worsening foreign currency, fuel and medicine shortages in the country, as well as ever-rising prices of basic goods, which is making life more miserable by the day for long-suffering citizens.
Radiographers Join Striking Doctors As Health Sector Crisis Worsens
New Zimbabwe, 6 December 2018
The crisis in Zimbabwe's healthcare sector continues to deepen with government-employed radiographers calling a nationwide strike beginning this Thursday. Read more »
Doctors, Govt Deadlock Paralyse Health Sector
263Chat, 6 December 2018
Zimbabwe medical doctors yesterday continued with their industrial action, now on its fifth day and have been joined by senior doctors who are also demanding better working… Read more »
Govt, India Seal U.S.$25 Million Medical Deal
The Herald, 6 December 2018
Government has concluded a $25 million deal for medical equipment, medicines and surgical sundries with India to ease drug shortages and deal with price distortions. Read more »
Cholera Cases Continue to Surge At National Level
Kubatana.net, 3 December 2018
Community Water Alliance (CWA) local members in Dotito, Mt Darwin have reported over 100 cases of cholera in the area. Few deaths have been recorded and our committees are still… Read more »
Thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched through Harare under close surveillance by police in the first rally since a deadly crackdown on an election protest in August. ... Read more »
The government has reportedly urged citizens not to resort to panic buying after long fuel queues resurfaced in the capital Harare and other parts of the country. Fuel queues ... Read more »
Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has piled up further austerity measures for crisis-weary Zimbabweans by introducing salary cuts for civil servants - a measure that'll cut a public ... Read more »
Zimbabwe's Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has proposed a U.S.$8.2 billion budget for 2019 which sees the education ministry getting the highest piece of the cake with an allocation ... Read more »
At least 191 people have reportedly been infected in the rural town of Mount Darwin, near the border with Mozambique - barely three months after dozens of people died of the ... Read more »
Chinese healthcare giant, Tiens Group, seeks to invest more in Zimbabwe following President Emmerson Mnangagwa's call for opening up the country to the international community, the ... Read more »
Ease of access to health care is of great importance in any country but particularly for villagers living with HIV and AIDS, being forced to walk distances of up 150km to collect ... Read more »
Exactly a year on since the military takeover that ousted former president Robert Mugabe, the evidence speaks for itself - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is tied on trying to Read more »
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