Zimbabwean Billionaire Pays Striking Doctors to Return to Work

Posted by - January 31, 2020

Harare, Zimbabwe. Striking medics in Zimbabwe have agreed to go back to work after billionaire Strive Masiyiwa offered a $6.25 million fellowship to help ease doctors’ welfare in the country. Junior doctors in the country’s public hospitals downed tools in September to protest poor wages which had been worsened by the Zimbabwe’s economic crisis. Two months later, the

Nigeria Needs 290,000 Doctors to Attain WHO’s Standard – Expert

Posted by - September 27, 2019

A medical expert in Nigeria, Prof. Abdulkadir Tabari has decried the poor medical know-how and a low percentage of professionals that the country produces. He said that a study by WHO published by Spectator Index on January 13 shows Nigeria produces 0.37 doctors per 1000 people. “According to MDCN as at 2018, there are about