The Zambia Union of Nurses Organisation (ZUNO) has welcomed government’s decision to unconditionally reinstate all the nurses, midwives and other health workers who were dismissed in December 2013. In a statement today (Friday, December 19,…

Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has announced that Government has re-engaged all the nurses that were fired for staging an illegal strike in 2013. Dr Kasonde told a media briefing in Lusaka that out of the…

Government says Zambia’s HIV prevalence rate of 14.3 percent is among the highest in the world. Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health Permanent Secretary (PS) Elywn Chomba says in spite of the progress…

Government is confident that HIV transmission will continue to decrease across the country and achieve the HIV free nation status. Speaking during the honoring of twelve HIV champions by the US President’s Emergency Plan for…

Centre for Reproductive Health and Education (CRHE) has expressed concern over the continued poor conditions were women are delivering on the floor at the university teaching hospital (UTH). CRHE executive director Amos Mwale has told…

Wife to vice president Dr Guy Scott, Charlotte

Wife of Acting President, Charlotte Scott has called for concerted efforts to address cervical and breast cancer in Sub-Saharan countries which have reached crisis levels. Dr Scott expressed worry at the soaring figures of cancer…

Deputy Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says Zambia is grappling with a high challenge of low Child Cancer survival rate as a result of Haemophilia. Haemophilia is a group of hereditary genetic disorders that impair…

MINISTRY of Health permanent secretary Davy Chikamata says the construction of 650 health posts countrywide has reached an advanced stage. Dr Chikamata said Government is on course to meet the deadline of 2016 to complete…

HEALTH workers disinfectant a foreign truck before removing the body of a Zimbabwean driver China Maduma who was found dead after parking for a rest in Choma

SOUTHERN Province Police Commissioner Mary Chikwanda says the Zimbabwean national truck driver China Maduma 59 who was recently found dead in his truck in Choma did not die of Ebola. Ms Chikwanda said the post-term…

Government has said there was no shortage of drugs in Petauke District. Petauke District Commissioner Velenasi Moyo said in an interview on Saturday that Petauke had enough essential and Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARVs). Ms Moyo said…