ANTI-Corruption Commission (ACC) spokesperson Queen Chibwe says the commission has partnered with the Ministry of Health in the ongoing recruitment exercise of health workers under the Global Funds Programme for COVID-19.
In a statement, Friday, Chibwe warned that the commission would not hesitate to take serious measures against anyone that would be found engaging in corrupt practices during the process.
She stated that the Commission was also engaging the Ministry of Health on the forthcoming mass recruitment of health workers.
“The Anti-Corruption Commission has partnered with the Ministry of Health in the ongoing recruitment exercise of health workers under the Global Funds Programme COVID- 19. The Commission is participating in all stages of the recruitment exercise as part of its corruption prevention function of preventing and taking necessary and effective measures for the prevention of corruption in public and private bodies, as provided under Section 6 (1) (a) of the Anti- Corruption Act No. 3 of 2012. The Commission envisages that the exercise will be conducted with the utmost adherence to due processes, merit and transparency. The Commission is also engaging the Ministry of Health on the forthcoming mass recruitment of health workers,” said Chibwe.
“The Commission wishes to take this opportunity to warn all those that have applied for the vacancies in the Ministry of Health, as well as those that will be part of the recruitment exercise, that it will not hesitate to take serious measures against anyone that will be found engaging in corrupt practices. Members of the public who may have information on any incidents of corruption during the recruitment exercise should not hesitate to report to the Commission.