Professor Chiwora, whose organization gave government 48 hours last Friday to resolve the standoff between the striking doctors and the state, said the doctors should return to work in order to end the current impasse.
“We stand with the junior doctors in seeking a speedy resolution of these matters. Therefore we are urging HSB (Health Service Board) to resolve this impasse within the next 48 hours ..."
The Herald quoted Deputy Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, George Charamba, who is also the presidential spokesperson, as saying that Chiwenga is in good health and raring to return to Zimbabwe.
Parirenyatwa allegedly abused his office by directing the National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm) to employ two managing directors, prejudging the state of at least $30,000 in paid wages and allowances.
National police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said it would remain in place until the cholera outbreak was under control. She urged members of the public to heed the ban as it would assist in alleviating the spread of the disease.