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Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:57 - Updated Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:57

Nurses union contests job vacancies

Menongue - The provincial secretary of the National Nurses Union of Angola in southeast Cuando Cubango, Adelino David Moisés, said on Thursday, he was disgruntled about the short number of vacancies (six) for graduated nurses out of the overall (76) vacancies made available for public tender.

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Nurses at the Menongue Children's Hospital in service

Photo: Armândio Morais

  

This discontent was expressed during a meeting held Thursday, in the hall of the General Hospital of Cuando Cubango, where the members participated, visibly unmotivated.

Adelino David Moisés defended that taking into account the reduced number of vacancies made available, at least 40 should be for nurses and 30 for physicians, ase there are several nurses graduated long time ago, who are able to secure medical assistance to the people.

However, he said, the recommendations will be addressed to the local government, with a view to revert the current picture.

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