MINISTRY of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Professor Lackson Kasonka says being a doctor is about sacrifice, arguing that those who joined just to get rich are in a wrong profession. And the Zambia Medical Association says the medical doctors are resolved to down tools on March 1, 2023, if they do not receive any feedback from the government regarding their demand for a salary increment. Earlier this month, Zambia Medical Association Secretary General Dr Roy Tolopu lamented that it was unfair that all civil servants had benefited from the 10.5 percent salary increment except medical doctors. He claimed that some medical doctors had only received a five percent increment, in some cases a seven percent, while others had…...

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