Govt Suspends UZ Masters Of Medicine, Obstetrics And Gynecology Programs
24 September 2020
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The government has with immediate effect suspended the University of Zimbabwe’s Masters of Medicine and Masters of Obstetrics and Gynecology programmes and banned enrolled students from accessing public hospitals.

In a letter dated 23 September 2020, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Dr Mutongoreni suggests the decision had been handed down from the Ministry of Health and Child Care.

Reads the letter:

SUBJECT: RE: SUSPENSION OF THE MASTER OF MEDICINE AND MASTER OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY CLASSES
Reference is made to the above subject. Following communication from the Ministry of Health and Child Care to the effect that Registrars’ enrolled for the University of Zimbabwe’s Masters of Medicine and Masters of Obstetrics and Gynecology programmes are no longer allowed to access public hospitals, the University has suspended dasses for the programmes with immediate effect. Be advised accordingly.