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Zimbabwe ropes in foreigner doctors

by Staff reporter
09 Oct 2019 at 19:42hrs | Views
SOME 50 foreign doctors are expected in the country on Sunday to work in its public hospitals 38 days after junior and middle level doctors downed tools, government communication has revealed.

A letter that leaked Wednesday afternoon and making rounds on social media signed by Health Ministry permanent secretary Agnes Mahomva to the Foreign Affairs Ministry's James Manzou seeking assistance in processing papers of the contracted health practitioners.

"Please be advised that the first contingent of 50 foreign medical personnel contracted to provide services in the country's public health institutions will arrive on Sunday 13 October 2019," reads the statement

"I am hereby requesting your office's usual cooperation in the processing of aforementioned individuals."

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Source - newzimbabwe