200 doctors get direct jobs

FILE: SURGEONS carrying out an operation to separate conjoined twins, Mapalo and Bupe, at the University Teaching Hospital. PICTURE: ANGELA NTENTABUNGA

GOVERNMENT has directed the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) to cancel the licentiate examinations scheduled for this monthend to enable 200 doctors who graduated last year to be employed as interns.
Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya told journalists that the decision has been taken to allow the doctors to practise what they have learnt in their seven years and also boost human resource in various health centres across the country.

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