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Zimbabwe: Purging Doctors Won't End Crisis

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The government's decision to fire 211 doctors last week reinforced the narrative that President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration does not have any solution to the unfolding crisis in the health sector.

Junior doctors went on strike over two months ago demanding salaries pegged in United States dollars and an improvement in their working conditions.

They were later joined by middle level and senior doctors, who have similar grievances.

The country's major hospitals have been turning away patients because there are no doctors to treat them.

Although there are no available statics to gauge the extent of the crisis, many stories are being told of people dying prematurely because they could

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