THE Resident Doctors Association of Zambia (RDAZ) has requested government to render extra care to health professionals on the frontlines of fighting COVID-19 by giving them relief in terms of personal protective equipment, compensation and other incentives. On Sunday, RDAZ acting secretary general Dr Wilson Bwalya issued a notice to members of the association in which he directed all branches to hold meetings in which the wellbeing of the health worker handling COVID-19 cases was to be discussed and come up with recommendations to the higher offices. But in an interview, RDAZ president Dr Isaac Sakala stated that the association had decided to indefinitely suspend these branch meetings pending government’s response to their request. “We indeed issued a memo following…...

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