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    Chiwenga instills order, discipline in long-troubled health sector

    ZIMBABWE Government wants to outlaw industrial action by health workers through amendments to the Health Services Act, as Health and Child Care Minister Constantino Chiwenga asserts his military-style authority in a sector that only last year threatened to throw the nation into turmoil. Chiwenga, a former commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, is also the State Vice President but was…

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    Harare hospital nurses down tools as matron dies from COVID-19

    MIDWIVES and nurses at Sally Mugabe, formerly Harare Hospital, have reportedly downed tools after their colleague, a Matron at the institution, succumbed to COVID-19 in the early hours of Thursday, January 7, 2021. Sources privy to the developments say the midwives are refusing to enter the hospital premises until the issue of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been resolved. Said…

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    Nurse acquitted for inciting anti-Govt protest on Facebook

    A MBARE court has acquitted Sigauke, a nurse at Sally Mugabe Central Hospital who has been on trial since July when he was arrested by Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers at the state-run medical facility and charged with incitement as defined in section 187 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act. During trial, prosecutors told Mbare Magistrate Kudzai Zihove…

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