Are Doctors Using Condoms as Medical Gloves in Zimbabwe?
Doctors at public health institutions have reportedly been forced to use condoms in place of disposable medical gloves as the government struggles to maintain critical supplies to the facilities. The doctors have taken to the streets in protest over the government's failure to improve their conditions of service, including availing critical medicine and a review of their salaries.
New Zimbabwe, 17 December 2018
The crisis in Zimbabwe's public health sector is set to worsen this week after some senior doctors indicated they are joining junior colleagues in job action that started more than… Read more »
New Zimbabwe, 16 December 2018
DOCTORS have claimed they are being forced to use condoms when performing examinations due to the shortage of gloves as the ongoing strike by junior General Practitioners enters… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Admits Currency Chaos
Zimbabwe Standard, 16 December 2018
Zanu PF has admitted that the government's monetary policies have failed and that it fears the worsening economic crisis could lead to riots. Read more »
New Zimbabwe, 13 December 2018
Relatives of patients admitted at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare have expressed frustration with treatment being given to their loved ones at the country's largest referral centre… Read more »
Government has rejected striking junior doctors' demands for U.S. dollar wages with Health and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo describing the idea as "awkward". Zimbabwe's junior ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
Former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe - who chaired the post election violence probe in Zimbabwe - has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa ... Read more »