Over 100 health workers have been dismissed country wide due to absenteeism and misconduct.
Ministry of Health Permanent secretary Kennedy Malama disclosed this to ZANIS when he toured various health institutions in Southern Province.
Dr. Malama said it has been established that some health workers are going to further their studies without following proper procedure or apply for secondment without approval.
The ministry of health Permanent Secretary in charge of administration said government will not accept the tendencies of health workers leaving their duties without approval.
Dr. Malama was speaking at Monze Mission Hospital where five health workers have been dismissed.