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Zimbabwe: Striking Doctors Snub Wage Talks As Govt Offers 100% Allowance Increase

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ZIMBABWE'S striking doctors Friday snubbed wage negotiations in which government pledged an immediate 100 percent increase to their allowances to health workers.

The doctors were represented by the Health Apex Council which has since been dumped by the critical medical practitioners for allegedly failing to fully represent their interests during negotiations with government.

During the latest wage talks, government increased by 100 percent, allowances for junior doctors and other health staff in its latest bid to end a crippling job action by public hospital doctors.

This will see a junior doctors' on-call allowance of $1 200 increased to $2 400 while nurses will get $720 for either night

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