PAC members question Cuban doctors� productivity, motivation

A volunteer doctor providing free eye treatment to children. The PAC have questioned the productivity of Cuban doctors
A volunteer doctor providing free eye treatment to children. The PAC have questioned the productivity of Cuban doctors

Members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have questioned the productivity of Cuban doctors under the medics’ current ‘demotivating’ remuneration dispensation.

The members raised queries after the Ministry of Health’s deputy Permanent Secretary, Tebogo Banamile stated that the remuneration is an allowance from the Cuban government.

She told PAC that Cuban doctors were entitled to between $600 and $800 (between P6,000  to P8,000) allowance, that was disbursed based on their specialties.

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