THE Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) says it is dismayed to hear government’s proposal to prioritise those who agree to volunteer in government facilities for employment, over doctors who have been waiting for much longer. In a statement, ZMA Secretary General Dr Kaumba Tolopu argued that the move forces doctors into offering their services for free, and potentially paves way for a system in which government is not obliged to pay doctors for their work. “ZMA notes with alarm, the rhetoric from Ministry of Health officials that appears to ask trained…...

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