The Ministry of Health and Child Care is inviting applications from all candidates who successfully completed their Part V Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees at local universities and are due to take up their first year internship.

In a statement, the Ministry also said foreign trained doctors who successfully set the Medical and dental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe Board examinations are eligible to apply for placements to do the internship.

Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals has 57 placements while Harare Central Hospital has 58; Chitungwiza Central Hospital 6; Mpilo Central Hospital 43 and United Bulawayo Hospitals has 40 placements.

Applicants are directed to make their applications through the Director Human Resources at the Ministry Headquarters in Office Number 4-49; 4th floor Kaguvi Building, Harare indicating their choice of institution.

The Ministry said choice of institution will be on a first come first served basis.